Thursday 24 January 2019

3pm - 4pm: Registration in the Hotels

3.40pm: Buses leave Ayalde for the hotels 

4pm: Buses leave from the Hotel Seminario to the Paraninfo, Deusto University in Bilbao 

4.15pm: Buses leave from the Holiday Inn Express to the Paraninfo, Deusto University in Bilbao 

4.50pm: Everyone takes their seats

5pm - 5.45pm: General Assembly convenes with the Opening Ceremony and VIP Speeches

5.45pm - 8pm: General Assembly continues with Ambassadors' Speeches

5.45pm - 8pm: Arctic Council Opening Ceremony continues with Ministers' Speeches

8pm - 9.30pm: Welcome Cocktail in Deusto University, Bilbao

9.30pm:  Buses leave for the hotels

 

Friday 25 January 2019

9am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9.15am: Chairs' meeting in the Approval Panel

9.15am - 9.30am: Arctic Council Plenary

9.30am - 12.30pm: Arctic Council Working Group 1 (including presentation of Position Papers)

9.30am - 9.45am: Chairs' introduction in committees

9.45am - 11.30am: Lobbying and Merging for Topic A begins in committees

10am: Advisors' meeting in the txoko

11am - 11.30am: Tuck Shop is open

11.30am - 1.30pm: Debating resolutions on Topic A in committees

12.10pm - 2pm: Advisors' Excursion (location to be confirmed)

12.30pm - 1.30pm: Lunch break for the Arctic Council

1.30pm - 3pm: Staggered lunch for committees

1.30pm - 4.30pm: Arctic Council Working Group 2

3pm - 4.30pm: Lobbying and Merging for Topic B begins in committees

4pm - 4.45pm: Tuck Shop in open

4.30pm - 5pm: Break for the Arctic Council 

4.45pm - 6.45pm: Debating resolutions on Topic B in committees

5pm - 7pm: Arctic Council Working Group 3

7.05pm: Buses leave for the hotels

 

Saturday 26 January 2019

8.30am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9am - 10.30am: Lobbying and Merging for Topic C begins in committees

9am - 12noon: Senior Arctic Officers' Meeting 1

10.30am - 11.30am: Tuck shop is open

11am - 12.30pm: Debating resolutions on Topic C in committees

12noon - 1pm: Lunch break for the Arctic Council 

12.30pm - 2pm: Staggered lunch for committees

1pm - 4pm: Senior Arctic Officers' Meeting 2

2pm - 6pm: General Assembly in session debating committee-approved resolutions

4pm - 6pm: Arctic Council Pre-Ministerial Briefing / Break / Preparion time

4pm - 4.30pm: Tuck shop is open

6.15pm: Buses leave for the hotels

8pm: Buses leave from the hotels to the Formal Black Tie event

8.30pm - 12midnight: Formal Black Tie event (location to be confirmed)

12midnight: Buses leave for the hotels

 

Sunday 27 January 2019

9am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9.30am - 10am: Mass (optional)

10am - 1pm: General Assembly in session debating committee-approved resolutions

10am - 1pm: Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

10.30am: Advisors' meeting in the txoko

11am -11.30am: Tuck shop is open

1pm - 1.30pm: Closing ceremony

1.30pm - 2.30pm: Staggered lunch

2.40pm: Buses leave for the hotels