Minister of State for Culture Bernd Neumann has invited the Ministers for Culture and the Media of the EU Member States to an Informal Council Meeting in Berlin on Monday, 12 February and Tuesday, 13 February 2007.
Key items on the agenda will be the modernisation of the EU Television Directive on the first day and the promotion of culture sector on the second day. In addition, the ministers will take part in the award ceremony for the European Shooting Stars at the Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale.
In order to enter press events, either an EU Presidency accreditation pass or the annual accreditation of the Press and Information Office are required. Journalists not holding accreditation may register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on fax numbers +49 (0)1888 – 400 – 1947 or +49 (0)30 – 4000 – 19 47 indicating last name, first name, date and place of birth by Friday, 9 February 2007, 2:00 p.m. at the latest.
The complete programme of the Informal Ministerial Meeting, further technical and organisational information for the press, graphical material and background information on the key agenda items for the Ministerial Meeting are available at the web site of the German EU Presidency through the following link: www.eu2007.de