The European People’s Party (EPP) will host a leaders’ meeting in Brussels on 23 November in preparation of the EU’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit, which will take place on 24 November. The meeting will include several EPP heads of state and government as well as party leaders from EU Member States and EaP countries. The EPP has played a long-standing and active role in the EaP process, having held previous meetings on five occasions: in Batumi, Georgia (July 2012); Yerevan, Armenia (November 2012); Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (July 2013); Vilnius, Lithuania (November 2013); and Riga, Latvia (May 2015). EPP EaP leaders’ Summit: Date: 23 November 2017 Time: 19:00-21:30 Venue: Sofitel Hotel (Place Jourdan 1) – Press entrance is located on Chaussée d’Etterbeek Press accreditation:
Journalists should register by noon CET on 22 November by using this e-form:
The press area will open at 17:30.
The EPP will be offering live info and photos from the EPP Summit through its official Twitter, Facebook and Flickr accounts. Follow us live and get insight on how our leaders prepare for the Eastern Partnership Summit: Twitter: Facebook: Flickr: For security reasons, please ensure that you bring a valid form of identification: journalists and cameramen will be given access to the venue upon presentation of their accreditation badges issued by the European Council, or their national press ID cards. Journalists without one of these documents must contact Karine Milheiro (e-mail:

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Karine Milheiro
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The EPP is the largest and most influential European-level political party of the centre-right, which currently includes 80 parties and partners from 43 countries, the President of the European Commission, 9 EU and 3 non-EU heads of state and government, 10 members of the European Commission and the largest Group in the European Parliament.