The European People’s Party (EPP) will hold its Congress on 20 and 21 November in Croatia. Detailed information can be found at

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.


Journalists wishing to attend the EPP Congress must register by 15 November 2019 at 13:00 CET via the dedicated e-form at:

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 09:00 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:

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