Norway’s Prime Minister at ILO regional meeting

The Ninth European Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will be held in Oslo 8–11 April 2013. Topics are labour, growth and social welfare. Hosting the meeting is Norway’s Minister of Labour, Ms Anniken Huitfeldt. Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will participate on the first day of the meeting.

The meeting gathers representatives of political authorities, employers and employees from 51 countries in Europe and Central Asia. The venue is Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel.

To the Editor: The Prime Minister’s programme Monday 8 April

11.30 am: Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg takes part in a panel discussion on how to handle the consequences of the financial crisis.

Other panel participants are ILO’s Director-General Guy Ryder, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría and representatives of the international employer and employee organisations.

There will be a photo op. Venue: Sonja Henie Hall, 2nd floor.

12.30 pm: Press conference with the Prime Minister, the ILO General-Director, the Lithuanian President, the OECD Secretary General and s representatives of the international employer and employee organisations. Venue: Munch Hall, 1st floor. Representatives from the press are requested to be there no later than 12.20 pm.

Press contacts: Head of Communication Trude Måseide, tel. +47 957 26 510 and Communication Adviser Arvid Samland, tel. +47 930 51 458.

The panel discussion and the press conference will be broadcast live on web TV. Hashtag on Twitter: #jobsforeurope. More information at www.regjeringen.no/erm9

13.15 pm: Prime Minister Stoltenberg will host a luncheon for the Lithuanian President, the ILO Director General and the OECD Secretary General. Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt and Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen will also participate.

The luncheon will be held in the Government Guest House at Parkveien 45. Pool photo when guests are received by the Prime Minister (outside) and at the start of the luncheon.

Pool members (Norwegian side): TV2/NRK, NTB Scanpix, ANB. Photographers should be at the entrance to Riddervoldsgate 2 at 12.45 pm.

Press contact is Communication Adviser Camilla Ryste, tel. +47 482 13 216.

Bilateral talks

The Prime Minister will also have bilateral talks with the President of Lithuania and the OECD Secretary General. Photo opportunity at the start of the talks:

11.00 am: Bilateral meeting with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría.
Venue: Room 401, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel.

Pool photo. Pool members (Norwegian side): TV2/NRK, NTB Scanpix, ANB. Photographers should meet in the hotel reception at 10.45 am. Contact person: Communication Adviser Arvid Samland, tel. +47 930 51 458.

14.30 pm: Bilateral meeting with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, in the Prime Minister’s Residence at Inkognitogata 18. Pool photo at the start of the meeting. Pool members (Norwegian side): TV2/NRK, NTB Scanpix, ANB.

After the meeting, at about 15.00, Stoltenberg and Grybauskaite will be available for press comments. Press should meet at the entrance to Riddervoldsgate 2 at 14.15 pm.

Press contact is Communication Adviser Arvid Samland, tel. +47 930 51 458.

More information on and the full programme of ILO’s Ninth European Regional Meeting at www.regjeringen.no/erm9.

 

 

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