Portuguese EU Presidency - informal meeting of ministers responsible for cohesion policy


In the context of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, on 18 May, the informal video conference of ministers responsible for cohesion policy will take place at CCB-Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon.

General Information

Event number: 47063
Date: 18/05/2021

Booking contact

+41 22 717 29 00

News events contact

+41 22 717 28 40


RTP, as Host Broadcaster, guarantees access to the international signal on site, in the IBC, situated in Module 4 of CCB, accessed from Rua D. Lourenço de Almeida (GPS coordinates 38.695938,-9.210061). Distribution of the signal will also be guaranteed via the EBU satellite network as well as via the EBU's digital platform (Newsdirect).

The preliminary schedule for the international signal on 18 May is as follows:

International Signal: 06:00 - 12:30 GMT

  • 06:00 - Stockshots
  • 06:30 - Arrivals + Declarations to the media
  • 07:30 - Round Table
  • 10:30 - Press Conference
  • 12:00 - Highlights


Portugal is in GMT + 1 / CET + 2

Audio Configuration:

  • 1 International Sound
  • 2 English Translation
  • 3 French Translation
  • 4 Portuguese Translation


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The Host Broadcaster will provide the following services and technical facilities on-site:

  • Access to the International Signal
  • International Signal Distribution through the EBU satellite network
  • Distribution on the EBU digital platform of video and audio clips on Newsdirect
  • Limited space in the TV Compound for Mobile Units - with access to technical power
  • Stand-ups in the Press Centre


Services and technical facilities, including the satellite feeds, will be free of charge and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Contact for bookings: booking@ppue2021.rtp.pt

Given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, scheduling of PPUE2021 may change.

Eurovision News Events will be distributing the programme which is accessible to all, free of rights and free of charge. Signals will be available LIVE via satellite and on our Newsdirect platform.

For bookings: please click on the book button on the right hand side or send a mail to bookings@eurovision.net and newsevents@eurovision.net.

All the content will be available to download in 3 different formats (Broadcast & Web quality or Audio only) on our digital platform. Log on here to download the content you need. 

For more information on Newsdirect and user's guide, please see the "Documents" section of this page.

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