EU-Western Balkans Summit








National Palace of Culture

The EU-Western Balkans Summit, which is set to take place on 17 May in Sofia and will be hosted by the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, will bring together the Heads of State or Government of the Member States of the European Union and their counterparts from the Western Balkan region. It will be chaired by the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, who will represent the EU together with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The topic of the summit will be “Connectivity” – in terms of transport, energy and digital infrastructure, education, and other aspects. The summit will be preceded by an informal dinner of the EU Heads of State or Government as part of the Leaders’ Agenda.

Find more information on the website of the Council of the European Union.

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17 May 2018 | Thursday

09:15 – 10:00

Arrivals and doorstep statements at the National Palace of Culture

10:00 – 11:30

Plenary Session I: Connectivity

11:45 – 13:00

Plenary Session II: Connectivity (continued)

13:00 – 13:15

Family photo

13:15 – 15:00

Working lunch: Tackling common challenges

15:00 – 15:30

Press conference and national briefings

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