CCEE Plenary Assembly

Principality of Monaco, 06 - 09 October 2016

The Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe take part in the annual Plenary Assembly, together with representatives from the Holy See’s delegations to the European Institutions as well as members from COMECE. The Plenary Assembly will take place this year in the Principality of Monaco at the invitation of S.E. Msgr. Bernard Barsi, Archbishop of Monaco. This year the election of the new CCEE Presidency will take place during the annual Plenary Assembly.


The challenges facing Europe today, the Church's mission and the CCEE's service


The programme of the meeting with some important information for the journalist is available in English - Français - Italiano

List of participants

Download the list of participants


Message of Pope Francis to CCEE Plenary Assembly ORIGINAL PDF - DE - EN - ES - FR - IT - PL


Photos are available free of charge at this link


1. Venue
Novotel Monte Carlo, 16 Bld Princesse Charlotte - Monaco -
A press room with free WIFI connection, will be staged in the same hotel in the days of the meeting. The access will be reserved exclusively for accredited journalists holding a valid personal ID.

2. Access to the meeting
Working sessions will be behind closed doors. Any moments open to journalists will be announced later. Interviews (during breaks) and filming can be arranged with the media officer of the CCEE. A series of briefings and press points will be organized during the work, mainly in Italian. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

3. Accreditation of Journalists
Journalists who wish to cover the event are requested to fill in the accreditation form available at this address no later than October 4th:
Journalists who do not live in Monaco are asked to get organized on their own for their board and lodging.
We recommend the following hotel which is not far from the meeting venue and the main railway station of Monaco: Aparthotel Adagio Monaco Monte Cristo, 2A Rue des Martyrs de la Résistance, 06240 Beausoleil (200 meters - 3 minutes walk)

4. Materials available to journalists (program, list of participants ...) will be available in the "Plenary" page of the calendar on the website of the CCEE, and will be sent in due course to accredited journalists.