Press meeting on the Cyprus Presidency of the EU Council – 18/11/2011

On November 17th, a press meeting has been co-organized in Cyprus by the Press and Information Office (PIO) and the Cyprus Office of the European Parliament, in order to discuss the role of the media in covering the Cyprus EU Presidency in 2012 and significant policy areas that it will deal with. Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis, Deputy Minister to the President for European Affairs and Mr. George Vassiliou, Former President of Cyprus, stressed that the meeting was crucial, because the personnel of the media is an important partner for a successful Presidency. The participants were informed by Mr. Vassilis F. Demetriades, Head of the European Affairs Unit, Ministry of Communications and Works, on the specific topic “The EU Maritime Policy”, that has been set as a top priority for the Cyprus Presidency.