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Summit “EU – People's Republic of China” at Prague Castle

5/20/2009 , Prague

Summit “EU – People's Republic of China” at Prague Castle

The President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus will chair the Summit “European Union – People's Republic of China” on 20 May 2009. The Summit will be held in the framework of the Czech Presidency over the Council of the European Union. The President of the Czech Republic along with European Commission President José Barroso and Secretary General of the Council of the European Union Javier Solana will participate in the Summit on behalf of the European Union. The delegation of the People's Republic of China will be lead by Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.

After the summit a bilateral meeting will take place between the President of the Czech Republic and the Prime minister of the People’s Republic of China.

Selection from the Summit programme (20 May 2009):
(subject to alterations)

13.45 – meeting of the President of the Czech republic with the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China (the Throne Room)
* photo pool

13.50 – start of the general meeting of the European Union and the People's Republic of China (the Mirror Drawing-room)
* photo pool at the beginning of the session

16.00 – press briefing of the President of the Czech Republic with the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China and the European Commission President (the Rothmayer Hall)
* consecutive translation (Czech / Chinese / English)

16.40 – meeting between the President of the Czech Republic with the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China

Conditions for Accreditation

Applications for accreditation will be accepted from May 14 until 14.00 p.m. on May 18 at the latest!

We will not process any late applications!!!

Applications for accreditation may only be sent by e-mail to the Press Department of the Office of the President of the Republic.

The application must include the following data: *
- First name
- Surname
- Office
- Job title (cameraman, journalist, photographer)
- Number of press ID
- Mobile phone number
- E-mail

NOTE:For capacity reasons some events will only be open to a limited number of journalists. Items of the program marked as a “photo pool” will be available only for cameramen and photographers.

* All accreditation data is obligatory

Radim Ochvat, Director of the Press Department

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