20 May, 2014

PRESS CONFERENCE BY JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER: 21 MAY, 14:00

 
Brussels, 20 May 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker, the candidate of the European People’s Party for President of the European Commission, will, tomorrow in Brussels, hold a press conference before the beginning of the European elections. The elections will start on Thursday, with polls opening in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

 

 
Venue: Place Jourdan, 1040 Etterbeek (Brussels)
Date: Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Time: 14:00 – 14:30 CET
 
Immediately prior to the press conference, Jean-Claude Juncker will receive the five “Juncker for President” campaign vans of the Youth of the European People’s Party (YEPP), which have been campaigning for him in 25 countries and 68 cities.
 
YEPP representatives will present Jean-Claude Juncker with a number of messages that they have gathered during the road trip and which contain the priorities and concerns of the youth of Europe.
 
At the press conference, Jean-Claude Juncker will refer to the messages and to the priorities that he will make his own; especially regarding youth unemployment and development.
 
The press conference will be live streamed on http://www.epp.eu
 
Video footage will be available via satellite:
 
Timing: 11,30-13,00 GMT
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Election Night:
The European People’s Party will host an event in its Headquarters on Election Night (25 May).
 
The EPP will provide journalists with a working area with internet connection in the Stanhope Hotel, in front of the EPP Headquarters.
 
Journalists wishing to attend must register via this e-form: http://epp.org/RGmZ2T
 
A list of various speakers who will be present at the event will be released on Thursday.

 

Days of voting:
Thursday, 22 May:
 
Netherlands
United Kingdom
 
Friday, 23 May
 
Czech Republic (Day 1)
Ireland
 
Saturday, 24 May
Czech Republic (Day 2)
Latvia
Malta
Slovakia
 
Sunday, 25 May

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Lithuania
Luxembourg

Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden