Thursday 30 January 2020

3pm - 4pm: Registration in the Hotels

3.40pm: Buses leave Ayalde to the Paraninfo, Deusto University in Bilbao

3.50pm: Buses leave from the Hotel Seminario to the Paraninfo, Deusto University in Bilbao 

4pm: Buses leave from the Holiday Inn Express to the Paraninfo, Deusto University in Bilbao 

4.50pm: Everyone takes their seats

5.15pm - 6pm: General Assembly convenes with the Opening Ceremony and VIP Speeches

6pm - 8pm: General Assembly continues with Ambassadors' Speeches

6pm - 8pm: Arctic Council Opening Ceremony continues with Ministers' Speeches

8pm - 8.30pm: Chairs' meeting

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

9.30pm:  Buses leave for the hotels

 

Friday 31 January 2020

9am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9.30am - 12.30pm: Arctic Council Working Groups 1 (including Representatives’ speeches and tabling of discussion papers)

9.30am - 9.45am: Chairs' introduction in committees

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

9.45am: Advisors' meeting in the txoko

10.45am - 1pm: Advisors' Excursion (location tbc)

11am - 11.30am: Tuck Shop is open

11.30am - Lunch: Debating resolutions on Topic A in committees

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

12.45pm - 2pm: Lunch break for World Health and Historical Council

1.00pm - 2.15pm: Lunch break for Disec and Environment

1.15pm - 2.30pm: Lunch break for Human Rights and SpecSDGs

1.30pm - 2.45pm: Lunch break for Sochum and Ecosoc

1.30pm - 4.30pm: Arctic Council Working Groups 2

After Lunch: Lobbying and Merging for Topic B begins in committees (duration 45 minutes)

4pm - 4.45pm: Tuck Shop in open

4.30pm - 5pm: Break for the Arctic Council 

End of Lobbying - 6.45pm: Debating resolutions on Topic B in committees

5pm - 7pm: Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials‘ Meeting 1

7.05pm: Buses leave for the hotels

 

Saturday 1 February 2020

9am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9.30am - 10.30am: Lobbying and Merging for Topic C begins in committees

9.30am - 12.30pm: Senior Arctic Officials' Meeting 2

10.30am - 11.30am: Tuck shop is open

10.30am - Lunch: Debating resolutions on Topic C in committees

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

12.50pm - 1.50pm: Lunch break for World Health and Historical Council

1.15pm - 2.15pm: Lunch break for Disec and Environment

1.35pm - 2.35pm: Lunch break for Human Rights and SpecSDGs

1.45pm - 2.45pm: Lunch break for Sochum and Ecosoc

1.30pm - 4.30pm: Arctic Council Pre-Ministerial Briefings

After lunch - 5pm: Debating resolutions on any topic in committees

4pm - 4.30pm: Tuck Shop is open

4.35pm - 5.30pm: Mass (optional)

5.40pm: Buses leave for the hotels

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

8.30pm -00:30: Formal Black Tie event (Location tbc)

00:30am: Buses leave for the hotels

 

Sunday 2 February 2020

8.45am: Buses collect delegates and advisors from the hotels

9.15am - 10.40am: General Assembly in session debating 2 committee-approved resolutions (followed by 5 minute break for delegates to swap over)

9.15am - 1.15pm: Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

10am - 11am: Advisors’ meeting in the txoko

10.30am - 11am: Tuck Shop is open

10.45am - 12.10pm: General Assembly in session debating 2 committee-approved resolutions (followed by 5 minute break for delegates to swap over)

12noon - 12.30pm: Tuck Shop is open

12.15pm - 2.20pm: General Assembly is session debating 3 committee-approved resolutions (followed by a 10 minute break for all delegates to be seated)

1.15pm - 1.45pm: Arctic Council break

1.45pm - 2.15pm: Arctic Council Closing Ceremony

2.30pm - 3pm: Closing ceremony

3pm - 3.40pm: Staggered lunch

3.45pm: Buses leave for the hotels