Campaign calendar 3 weeks before the Helsinki Congress

Items may change


Monday 15 October – Helsinki

Finalising programme

Campaign meetings and phonecalls

Speech for Riley Institute


Tuesday 16 October – Brussels

Travel to Brussels

Meeting with Benelux, Spanish, Czech, and Slovak MEP Delegations

Interviews with CNBC,, TVN Poland, Dagens Nyheter, Euronews, etc.

Networking dinner


Wednesday 17 October – Brussels

Launch of Campaign Programme – including townhall discussion and interviews

EPP Press Conference – presentation of EPP lead candidates

EPP Summit – including a number of bilateral meetings with EPP parties

Introducing the Campaign Programme in the European Parliament

Meeting with Polish MEP delegation

Interviews with Kleine Zeitung, Kurier, Die Presse, ZDF, etc

Networking dinner


Thursday 18 October – Brussels

EPP meeting on practicalities leading up to the Helsinki Congress

Interviews with Sky, La Razon, France Info, Channel 4 News, France 24, BBC, etc

Travel to Prague


Friday 19 October – Prague

Meeting with TOP 09

Meeting with KDU-ČSL

Public Debate on the Future of Europe

Bilateral meetings with Czech politicians

Interviews with DW, Hospodářské noviny

Travel to Helsinki


Saturday 20 October – Espoo

Speech on the Digital Revolution at Global Shapers Nordic Summit



Sunday 21 October – Helsinki

Campaign meeting