Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East – media programme
On 13-14 February, Warsaw will host the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, co-organized by Poland and the United States.
WEDNESDAY, 13 FEBRUARY
6:00 p.m. welcome of heads of delegations – photo opp POOL C1
(Royal Castle, Old Audience Chamber)
around 7:30 p.m. family photo – photo opp POOL C2
(Royal Castle, Council Chamber)
PLEASE NOTE: POOL C1 and POOL C2 are mutually exclusive
7:30 p.m. welcome dinner – no media
(Royal Castle, Great Assembly Hall)
Accredited photojournalists and camera operators with POOL are requested to arrive between 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Entry from Jezuicka Street.
THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. heads of delegations arrive – doorstep (first come, first served)
(PGE Narodowy Stadium, Reception)
9:00 a.m. plenary session opens – photo opp POOL S1 (sound and video recording possible)
(PGE Narodowy Stadium, Warsaw Room)
Opening remarks by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
9:30 a.m. inaugural session – no media
(PGE Narodowy Stadium, Warsaw Room)
11:30 a.m. family photo – photo opp POOL S2
(PGE Narodowy Stadium, London Room)
12:00 a.m. working lunch – photo opp POOL S3 (sound and video recording possible)
(PGE Narodowy Stadium, Paris Room)
Opening remarks by U.S. Vice President Mike Pencea and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki
PLEASE NOTE: POOL S2 and POOL S3 are mutually exclusive
1:30 p.m. parallel sessions – no media
3:30 p.m. concluding session – no media
4:35 p.m. press conference of Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
POOL S4 (PGE Narodowy Stadium, London Room)
The assembly for each POOL will be at the press centre, by the way out to staircase 11 (K11), 20 minutes prior to each press point. The assembly for press conference will be at 3:45 p.m.
Accredited journalists are requested to arrive between 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. It will be possible to enter the PGE Narodowy Stadium through gate 1 (level -4), and then staircase 10 (K10).
On 13 February, OB vans may be installed between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (TV Compound/karting track; entry through gate 8 from Siwca Street).
Dismantling on 14 February: between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Press centre (level -1) will be open between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Access to media points for photo opp will be possible for:
• a maximum of 1 photojournalist from press outlets
• a maximum of 1 photojournalist from news outlets
• a maximum of 1 operator from TV stations
Access to the press conference will be possible for:
• a maximum of 3 TV station representatives (reporter, camera operator, sound engineer)
• 1 person from radio stations
• a maximum of 2 people (including a photojournalist) from press outlets
• a maximum of 2 people (including a photojournalist) from news outlets
PLEASE NOTE: Due to considerable interest in the event and as a precaution, the organizers reserve the right to limit the number of media organizations attending specific media points. At the same time, TV stations and other media outlets are kindly requested to reduce the number of people covering the event at the PGE Narodowy Stadium.
Collection of badges:
Monday, 11 February, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (MFA Press Centre, Al. Szucha 23, Warsaw)
Tuesday, 12 February, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (MFA Press Centre, Al. Szucha 23, Warsaw)
Wednesday, 13 February, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (PGE Narodowy Stadium, gallery behind main reception, level -1).
PLEASE NOTE: Badges are valid only together with the ID. Every badge has a number attributed to a specific person. To be able to participate in the event make sure you do not lose or exchange your badge.
MFA Press Office