The European People’s Party (EPP) will hold its Congress on 20 and 21 November in Croatia. Detailed information can be found at zagreb2019.epp.eu. Co-hosted by Prime Minister of Croatia and Hrvatska demokratska zajednica (HDZ) leader, Andrej PLENKOVIĆ, and EPP President Joseph DAUL and EPP Secretary General Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ, the Congress in Zagreb will focus on effective policies to combat climate change, on empowering the younger generations and the Western Balkans. The Congress will also elect the EPP Presidency, including the President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary General. 2,000 participants from more than 40 countries have been invited to participate in the Congress in Zagreb. Date: Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 November 2019 Venue: Arena Zagreb, Ul. Vice Vukova 8, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia. The press will access the venue via the entrance D. Accreditation Journalists wishing to attend the EPP Congress must register by 15 November 2019 at 13:00 CET via the dedicated e-form at: https://epp.org/2mjQ9dj Journalists should pick up their badges at the accreditation desk which is located at the Congress venue. Please bring your Press ID with you.
The accreditation area will be open on: Wednesday 20 November from 10:00 until 20:00 and on Thursday 21 November from 08:00 until 13:30 Due to security screening, journalists should anticipate some delays. Press working area There will be a press working area in which the pool signal will be distributed. Please note that on 21 November, the press working area will close at 17:00. Stand-up positions The stand-up positions are located in the plenary hall. They will be accessible on Wednesday 20 November starting at 12:30 and on Thursday 21 November at 08:45. Please note that stand-up positions are located 200 m from the parking for the SNG Vans and will be accessible on Thursday 21 November until 18:30. Live broadcasting via satellite The EPP will provide live coverage of the event via satellite. The pool signal will also be distributed in the press working rooms. The signal will be broadcast on Wednesday 20 November from 13:00 GMT until 19:00 GMT and on Thursday 21 November from 08:45 GMT until 12:30 GMT. Satellite Details: 9MHZ EUTELSAT 10A (10ºE) XP D06 CH. C+ (9MHZ) UL: 13839.91V DL: 11539.91H SR: 7200 FEC: 3/4 The plenary sessions of the EPP Congress will be broadcast via web streaming at zagreb2019.epp.eu WhatsApp The EPP Press Team has created an alert system especially for journalists through WhatsApp. We will send among other things, flash news, press conference information and the list of EPP leaders who will attend the congress. If you wish to receive live updates and announcements during the congress, please send us a short message with your name and media to the following EPP Press Team number +32471808006 so that we add you to the list of recipients. App To keep up with the latest information and updates on the EPP Zagreb Congress you can download the App dedicated to the event. It is available on both the Google Play store and the Apple store. By allowing notifications, you will receive news ahead of and during the two days of the Congress. Hashtag #EPPZagreb, #OneEurope, #OurPlanet, #YourParty

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The EPP is the largest and most influential European-level political party of the centre-right, which currently includes 83 parties and partners from 43 countries, the President of the European Commission, 11 EU and 5 non-EU heads of state and government, 10 members of the European Commission and the largest Group in the European Parliament.