Press briefing: 100 days ahead of the European elections 

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Parliament’s press service will host a technical briefing on Thursday at 11.00 for media on how to follow and cover the 6-9 June European elections.

When: Thursday 22 February 11.00 - 12.00

Where: Anna Politkovskaya press room

The technical briefing will provide information on:

  • European election data: what to expect and when;

  • the election days and night: accreditation and registration, audiovisual facilities and bookings;

  • the Elections Press Tool Kit;

  • “unfinished business” and first milestones of the next legislature; and

  • the “What Europe Does For Me” website.

Parliament’s Spokesperson, Jaume Duch Guillot, will open the briefing at 11.00 outlining the significance of these coming elections and the importance for the democratic legitimacy of the EU.

You can find the detailed programme here.

Interpretation will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.

You can follow it live from 11.00 on Thursday in Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press room room or via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

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