Strasbourg, 21.01.2010 – A public parliamentary hearing titled “The handling of the H1N1 pandemic: more transparency needed?” is to be held on the fringe of the plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg from 8.15-10 a.m. on Tuesday 26 January, immediately followed by a press conference.
The hearing takes place from 8.15a.m. to 10a.m. in Room 1 of the Palais de l’Europe in Strasbourg, and is open to the press.
Media interested in attending are invited to request accreditation from Danielle Schreiber-Somoza of the Council of Europe’s Communication Directorate, e-mail email@example.com, tel. +33 3 88 41 25 44.
Video of both the hearing and the following press conference – in the original language and interpreted into English and French – will be webcast live via the following link: http://tv.coe.int/internet/press.html. Video recordings will also be available for download later.
If an urgent debate takes place on Thursday morning, this will also be webcast live from the following link: http://tv.coe.int/internet. Additional documentation is available on the Assembly’s website http://assembly.coe.int.
For further information, please contact Micaela Catalano, Francesc Ferrer, Angus Macdonald or Nathalie Bargellini of PACE’s Communication Division on e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +33 (0)3 88 41 31 93.