Press conference on Erasmus+, Creative Europe and European Solidarity Corps

(Source: European Parliament)

On Tuesday at 10.30, leading MEPs on the EU’s culture, education and youth programmes will brief the media ahead of the final approval of these flagship programmes for 2021-2027.

Plenary will assess the programmes on Tuesday evening, with adoption expected at the end of the respective debate.

The MEPs participating in the press conference are:

Sabine Verheyen (EPP, DE), Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education,

Milan Zver (EPP,SL) rapporteur for the Erasmus+ programme,

Massimiliano Smeriglio (S&D, IT), rapporteur for “Creative Europe”, and

Michaela Šojdrova (EPP, CZ), rapporteur for the European Solidarity Corps.

When: Tuesday 18 April, at 10.30 CET.

Where: The European Parliament’s press conference room in Brussels (SPAAK building, room 0A50) and via Interactio.

Interpretation of the press conference will be available in English, German, Italian and Slovenian.

Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this link.

You can also follow it live from 10.30 CET via Parliament’s webstreaming.

Information for the media – Use Interactio to ask questions

Interactio is only supported on iPad (with the Safari browser) and Mac/Windows (with the Google Chrome browser).

When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

For better sound quality, use headphones and a microphone. Interpretation is only possible for interventions with video.

Journalists are asked to connect a few minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test. Technical assistance can be provided if necessary via the chat box.

For more details, check the connection guidelines and recommendations for remote speakers.

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