Provisional Agenda

Heads of State & Government | Ladies' Programme

Heads of State and Government

FRIDAY
forenoon Further arrival of delegations at Cologne/Bonn Airport
1515 Arrival of the Heads of State and Government of the G7 countries at Gürzenich
1900 Arrival of the Heads of State and Government with spouses at "Rathaus", welcome extended by Chancellor Schröder and Mrs. Schröder-Köpf
followed by Reception given by Chancellor Schröder, Premier Clement and Mayor Burger, speeches by hosts and signing of Golden Book
1945 Walk/drive of Heads of State and Government (without spouses) to "Römisch-Germanisches Museum"
1000 Working dinner of the Heads of State and Government at "Römisch-Germanisches Museum"
SATURDAY
930
to 
955
Individual arrival of Heads of State and Government, welcoming statement by the Chancellor, Heinrich-Böll-Platz
1000 First working meeting of Heads of State and Government of G8 countries at Museum Ludwig
1230 Family photo of the Heads of State and Government
1300 Working luncheon for Heads of State and Government at "Römisch-Germanisches Museum"
1445 Group photo on "Domplatte"
1500 Second working meeting of the Heads of State and Government
1930 Arrivals of Heads of State and Government with spouses at "Philharmonie"
1000 Cultural event at "Philharmonie" preceded by group of photo of Heads of State and Government
SUNDAY
900 Visit to Cologne Cathedral with moment of quiet contemplation, guided tour
as of 940 Heads of State and Government walk across Roncalli-Platz to Museum Ludwig
1000 Third working meeting of the Heads State and Government 
1200 Reading of summary of concluding statement by the Chancellor in the presence of the Heads State and Government 
1230 Chancellor's press conference at Gürzenich
at the same time national press conference

Ladies' Programme

FRIDAY
1000 Arrival at "Kunsthalle", welcoming statement
followed by Guided tour of exhibition "At the end of the century - 100 Jahre gebaute Illusion"
1030 Dinner in the exhibition rooms
SATURDAY
1050 Arrival at boat landing, welcoming statement by Mayor Peter Ockenfels, signing of Golden Book
followed by Ride on the MS Mainz to Bacharach
1200 Arrival in Bacharach, welcoming statement by Mayor Erich Mießner
followed by Brief walk through centre of town
1230 Lunch at a vineyard
1410 Arrival at "Burg Stahleck", welcoming statement by the director of the "Landesverband Rheinland-Pfalz/Saarland e.V. des Deutschen Jugendherbergwerkes", Jacob  Geditz, and the youth hostel "parents", Evelyn and Bernhard Falke
Meeting with young people
followed by Flight to Eichberg/"Kloster Eberbach"
1500 Arrival at "Kloster Eberbach", welcoming statement by the director of "Stiftung Kloster Eberbach", Günter Ringsdorf
Guided tour with "walking wine tasting"
1600 Drive/flight back to Cologne

Source: Released at the G8 Summit Köln 1999