80th General Assembly

Top executives from EBU Members and Associates, as well as the World Broadcasting Unions, are invited to meet with peers and network.


Tuesday 26 June - The Plaza Tirana Hotel

14:00 to 18:30 - WBU meeting followed by dinner (invitation only) in the Marin Barleti room (1st floor). Time and venue for dinner to be communicated separately.

Wednesday 27 June - The Plaza Tirana Hotel

14:00 to 15:00 - EBU meeting (invitation only) in Marin Barleti A (1st floor)

16:00 to 19.30 - EBU Executive Board lunch and meeting in Dora d'Istria A & B (1st floor)

15:30 to 18:30 - Regional Group meetings (exact times to be confirmed in the invitation by Regional Group coordinators):

  • 16:00 to 18:00 - CEE in Jeronim de Rada A (23rd floor)
  • 16:00 to 18:00 - Nordic in Marin Barleti A (1st floor)
  • 15:30 to 19:00 - Mediterranean in Jeronim de Rada B (23rd floor)
  • 15:30 to 19:00 - Small Countries in Marin Barleti A (1st floor)

20:00 to 22:30 - Welcome reception at Hotel Tirana International (Pergola restaurant, dress code: smart casual) 

Thursday 28 June - The Plaza Tirana Hotel

09:00 to 18:00 - EBU General Assembly in conference room Queen Geraldine A & B (3rd floor), coffee breaks and lunch at hotel restaurant Savor (2nd floor)

20:00 to 22:30 - Gala Dinner at restaurant Appolonia at hotel Rogner (dress code: elegant)

09:00 to 17:30 - Excursion for accompanying persons to Shkodra city (castle and museum)

Friday 29 June - Hotel Plaza Tirana

09:00 to 12:30 - EBU General Assembly in Queen Geraldine A & B

12:30 to 14:00 - General Assembly lunch at hotel restaurant Savor (2nd floor)

16:00 to 22:00 - City tour of Tirana for accompanying persons and delegates, followed by informal dinner at Balcony restaurant (Dajti Mountain, access by cable car)

Saturday 30 June - Excursion for delegates and accompanying persons

08:30 - 23:00 - Excursion to Berat (UNESCO World Heritage Site) including visit and dinner in Durres. Dress code: comfortable shoes, sun hats, sun glasses.




Day 1

 Report Of The Personnel Committee - Cilla Benkö  Members Only
 Report Of The Director General - Noel Curran  Members Only
 Member Services Strategy - Noel Curran & Roberto Suarez Candel  Members Only
 Financial Results 2017 - Emmanuel Franz  Members Only
 Membership Issues, Report From The Statutes Group - Krzysztof Wojciechowski & Richard Burnley  Members Only

Proud to Present

 Public Service Journalism (430 Mo) - Justyna Kurczabinska  Members Only
 Ebu Investigative Projects & Network - Olle Zachrison  Members Only

Day 2

 BBC Blue Planet II (148 Mo) - Tony Hall  Members Only
 The “No Billag” saga (294 Mo) - Gilles Marchand  Members Only
 Media Road - Nicola Frank  Members Only
 VRT Sandbox (191 Mo) - Sarah Geeroms  Members Only


Location: Tirana


Register by: 18 Jun 2018

Members Only

Working Languages: English & French working documents. Interpretation (English, French, Russian)


Hotel Plaza Tirana is now SOLD OUT (the cut off date was 15 May).

To find other accommodation, please send an email to our hotel agent who will propose availability at other hotels.

General Assembly venue

The Plaza Tirana
Rruga 28 Nentori
1001 Tirana, Albania
+355 (0)422 112 21

Host Member


Contact detail

Olgica Rijavec
Manager of Strategic Events

+41 22 717 20 65