Portuguese EU Presidency - informal meeting of the ministers of European Affairs


In the context of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, on 17 May, the informal meeting of European Affairs ministers will take place at the Convent of São Francisco, in Coimbra.

General Information

Event number: 47064
Date: 17/05/2021

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 TV Compound, installed next to the Convent of São Francisco. Distribution of the signal will also be guaranteed via the EBU satellite network as well as via the EBU digital platform (Newsdirect).

The preliminary schedule for the International Signal for May 17 is as follows:

International Signal: 07:30 - 09:30 GMT

  • 07:30 - Stockshots
  • 08:00 - Opening Session - High-Level Conference "Rule of Law in Europe"


International Signal: 11:30 - 14:00 GMT

  • 11:30 - Stockshots
  • 12:00 - Arrivals + Declarations to the media
  • 13:30 - Round Table


International Signal: 16:30 - 19:00 GMT

  • 17:00 – Family Photo
  • 17:30 - Press Conference
  • 18:30 - Highlights


Portugal is in GMT + 1 / CET + 2

Audio Configuration:

  • 1 - International Sound
  • 2 - English Translation
  • 3 - Portuguese Translation


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

  • Access to the international signal
  • International signal distribution through the EBU satellite network
  • Distribution on the EBU's digital platform Newsdirect of video and audio clips
  • Limited space in the TV compound for mobile units - with access to technical power
  • Partially equipped stand-ups - with power, WI-FI and lighting


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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