MEDIA ADVISORY: 24th Advisory Board Meeting of EUBAM

        You are cordially invited to attend a press conference following the 24th Advisory Board Meeting of the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM).

        The press-conference will start at 13.30, Thursday, 30 April 2015

        Registration begins at 12.45. Media will be invited for the protocol filming of the meeting at 13.15.

        Please arrive in good time.

        Venue: Reception House, Odessa, Sanatornyy Lane, 2

        The Advisory Board is the Mission’s governing body. The 24th ABM will be chaired by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Ambassador Jan Tombinski.

        It is expected that the following speakers will take part:

        H.E. Jan Tombinski, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

        H.E. Pirkka Tapiola,   Head of the Delegation of European Union to the Republic of Moldova

        Mr Vsevolod Chentsov, Director General of Directorate General for the European Union, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

        Mr Francesco Bastagli,  Head of EUBAM

        Representatives of the United Nations Development Program, International Organization for Migration and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe will also participate in the press conference.

        In a given security environment we request and encourage the media to register at their earliest convenience but no later than 1700, Wednesday 29 April 2015. Please bring a valid press-card with you.

        Contacts for registration: E-mail: press@eubam.og, tel. 050 391 0904.