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Press and Media

Press Conference

The official OPEN DAYS 2006 - European Week of Cities and Regions press conference with Danuta Hübner, European Commissioner responsible for Regional Policy and Michel Delebarre , President of the Committee of the Regions , will take place on Wednesday 11 October 2006, 13:00, at the European Commission's Berlaymont building in the Schuman room.

For reasons of room capacity, specific location and security issues, journalists who wish to attend the press conference need to send an email to the Conference Secretariat at conference-secretariat-press@opendays2006.eu

Journalists’ participation and accreditation

Journalists from the written and audiovisual media are welcome to participate in all events during the OPEN DAYS 2006. Accreditation is possible either in advance or as of 10 October, 9:00, at the in InfoPoint in the Committee of the Regions in Brussels, rue Belliard 101. For further guidance concerning the OPEN DAYS programme or accreditation in advance please send your requests to conference-secretariat-press@opendays2006.eu

TV studio and editing facilities

Please note that for the audiovisual press, a TV studio and editing facilities will be available in the Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 99-101. For further details please contact Simona Pilko of the Committee of the Regions.


Special media partnership

New to this year, a special partnership with several media was agreed.
For more information, click here.


Opening and Closing Sessions

The Opening Session will take place on Monday 9 October, 16:00-18:00, at the Royal Museum of Arts and History and the Closing Session will be held on Thursday 12 October, 14:30-17:00 in the European Parliament. Please go to this section


More information

Please find below a short description of the event in 20 languages.

For more information about the OPEN DAYS 2006, please consult as well the “Sources” page.


For more details, please contact:

Conference Secretariat
Geraldine Taylor
Phone: +32-2-737.95.65
Fax: +32-2-737.95.67
conference-secretariat-press@opendays2006.eu

European Commission
Constantina Avraam
constantina.avraam@ec.europa.eu

Committee of the Regions
Dennis Abbott
dennis.abbott@cor.europa.eu

Martin Mallon
martin.mallon@cor.europa.eu

Estelle Poidevin
estelle.poidevin@cor.europa.eu

For audiovisual media
Simona Pilko
Committee of the Regions
simona.pilko@cor.europa.eu
Phone: +32-2-282.25.32

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