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N° 16–1999: ESA Council Meeting at ministerial level: Brussels 11 and 12 May 1999

21 April 1999

The seventh ESA Council meeting at ministerial level will take place on 11 and 12 May 1999 at the Palais d'Egmont, in Brussels.

Tentative Press Programme:

Tuesday 11 May
08:30 Accreditation starts at Press Centre (Entrance Petit Sablon). Note: A badge will be handed out for access to the Press Centre for the two days. Please take good care of your badge. It is the only valid credential for access to the Press Centre. Always wear your badge and carry personal identification documents on the Conference premises.

10:00 Arrival of Ministers and Delegates at the Palais d'Egmont.

10:30 Photo/video opportunity, for photographers and cameramen only, in the Meeting Room.

11:00 Opening of the meeting.

18:00 End of first day's meeting.

18:15 Press briefing at the Press Centre.

Wednesday 12 May
09:00 Press Centre opens.

09:30 Continuation of meeting in the main Conference Room.

12:30 Lunch break.

14:30 Meeting resumes.time t.b.d. End of meeting and final Press Conference in the Conference Room.

20:00 Press Centre closes.

Special locations will be available for TV/radio interviews. Video News Releases will also be available during the conference.

All requests for interviews should be addressed to the ESA Public Relations officers at the Press Centre.

For accreditation, please fill in the attached form and fax it back to : ESA Public Relations, Paris- France; Fax. + 33 (0)1 5369 7690.

For further information on the ESA Council at ministerial level, see also ESA Information Note Nr. 06-99.