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Photo, TV and radio facilities

The Audiovisual unit provides a full range of technical services for photographers, and for TV or radio journalists.


High-resolution photographs of current affairs are available on the Audiovisual services. Photographs and slides of past events and other archive material on EUy themes are available from the photo library.


Technical assistance is granted to journalists covering a story at the Commission from the Audiovisual planning unit. A copy of a particular programme can be obtained.

Daily press briefings, EU press conferences, European Parliament plenary sessions and other major events involving EU institutions are transmitted each day by "Europe by Satellite" (EbS). You will find more information on it on the Audiovisual services website, 'Europe by Satellite' section.