Date:  16 June 2010 11:00 – 18:00

The Prime Minister visits Brussels

Jens Stoltenberg and José Manuel Barroso. Photo: European CommissionStoltenberg met Barroso in Brussels last time in November 2008. Photo: European Commission

The Norwegian Prime Minister visits Brussels Wednesday, June 16, for meetings with the EU. Subjects to be discussed are the financial crisis and the EU’s response to the euro-crisis, regional issues (Arctic, Northern Dimension, Russia), climate change, energy dialogue and cooperation.


11:00 Stoltenberg meets Van Rompuy.
Address: Justus Lipsius.

12:00 Available for interviews at Norway House, Norwegian Mission to the EU.
Address: Rue Archimede 17.

13:00 Lunch with Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, at the residence of the Norwegian ambassador to the EU. Photo-opportunity.
Address: Avenue Jules Cesar 24.

15:00 Stoltenberg meets Prime Minister Yves Leterme. Photo-op.
Address: Rue de la Loi 16

16:00 Stoltenberg meets President José Manuel Barroso.
Address: Berlaymont.

Press interested in covering all or some of this, may contact Rune Bjåstad, press counsellor at the Mission of Norway: [email protected] and mobile 0494 535 820.

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