Handover between outgoing President of the European Council Donald Tusk and incoming President Charles Michel

Media programme

Friday, 29 November 2019

11.00 Arrival of Charles Michel
Welcome by Donald Tusk (Tour of the Forum and handshake)
 (Europa forum – photo/TV opportunity – Live host coverage)

11.05  Bilateral meeting
(President salon)

11.30  Handover speeches with the staff of the General Secretariat of the Council
(Justus Lipsius atrium – photo/TV opportunity – Live host coverage)

Access & registration

Journalists holding a summit 1-year badge (2019) do not need to register. 
All other journalists must register via email press.centre@consilium.europa.eu before Friday 29 November 09:00, attaching to their email an EU inter-institutional press card or a national press card or a letter from their editor assigning them to cover the event.
Access to the Europa forum and the Justus Lipsius atrium is on a first come, first served basis. Media are advised to come well in advance.

Live coverage of arrival and handover speeches on Council website at video.consilium.europa.eu
Video & photos of the event can be downloaded from Council Newsroom at eucouncil.tv