Meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and the President of France in Bratislava

At the end of the Slovak Presidency in Visegrad Group, a meeting of the Prime Ministers of V4 Group and the President of France will take place on Friday, June 19, 2015 in Bratislava.
 
Before the summit the Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic Robert Fico and the President of France François Hollande will meet at the Government Office of the Slovak Republic. At the bilateral appointment, they will discuss the mutual Slovak – French relations and actual European topics.
 
Subsequently, a meeting of the Prime Ministers of Visegrad Group and the President of the French Republic will take place in the Bratislava Castle.
 
Economic growth, fight against the unemployment, Energy security, Common Foreign and Security Policy and the United Nation Climate changes Conference in Paris will be the main topics of the enhanced Visegrad Group meeting with the President of the French Republic.
 
Then, at the regular meeting, leaders of Visegrad Group will evaluate the outcomes of the Slovak Presidency and will approve the agenda for the next Czech Presidency. Leaders will further discuss questions of the intensification of the V4 cooperation in the area of defence and will also coordinate the positions of the V4 Group before the European Council Meeting in the month of June.
 
After the meeting, the Prime Ministers of the V4 Group will join the debates at the GLOBSEC Conference.
 
 
ACCREDITATION CLOSED
 
NOTE:

The Press and Information Department of the Government Office of the Slovak Republic hereby advises
the media that an accreditation is required for the meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and France which will take place on June 19, 2015 in Bratislava Castle. The journalists may get the accreditation by filling in the online accreditation form.
 
The last day for the online accreditation is June 16, 2015. We would like to ask the media representatives to meet the deadline. Non-accredited journalists will not be permitted to provide the media coverage of the event.

More details about the upcoming meeting and information about the accreditation badges pickup will be made available on the website of the Government Office of the Slovak Republic
www.vlada.gov.sk.
 
Please note, a special accreditation is required also for the GLOBSEC Conference, this accreditation is not issued by the Government Office of the Slovak Republic. Information about this accreditation will be provided the organizers of the GLOBSEC 2015: http://www.globsec.org/globsec2015/news/press.
 
Preliminary working programme of the Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic Robert Fico (Government Office of the Slovak Republic)

11.00 am                   
Government Office of the Slovak Republic, Namestie slobody 1
Arrival of the President of France François Hollande

Photo opportunity
 
 
Schedule of the Meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and the President of France

11.45 am                   
Bratislava Castle (Main Courtyard)
Arrivals of the Prime Ministers of the V4 Group and the President of France, welcoming by the Prime Minister Robert Fico

Photo opportunity
 
11.55 am                  
Bratislava Castle (Main Hall)
                                  
Family photo
 
12.00 pm                  
Bratislava Castle (Conference Hall)
Enhanced working session of the Prime Ministers and the President of France
Photo opportunity
 
12.45 pm                  
Bratislava Castle (Mirror Hall)
Working lunch of the Prime Ministers and the President of France
 
2.30 pm                     
Bratislava Castle (Music Hall)
Press Conference of the Prime Ministers and the President of France (simultaneous interpretation in French, Hungarian and Polish languages)
 
3.15 pm                    
Bratislava Castle (Cabinet of Porcelain)
Working session of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group
 
Note: Only accredited journalist will be admitted to monitor the event. Accredited media representatives can pick up their accreditation badges on Friday, June 19 in the Press centre in the Bratislava Castle. Press centre will be open from 10.30 am.
 
Schedule of the Meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group (hotel Kempinski River Park)
 
4.00 pm                    
hotel Kempinski River Park, Dvorakovo nabrezie 7528/9, Bratislava
Presence of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group at the Global Security Conference Globsec 2015
 
Programme is subject to change. 17943