PRESS CONFERENCE TO PRESENT THE DELEGATION BY THE TRANSNATIONAL RADICAL PARTY (TRP) AND THE RADICAL MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN CAMBODIA IN OCCASION OF THE 27 JULY 2003 ELECTIONS


WHEN: Friday, June 20 at 16.00p.m

WHERE: Foreign Correspondent Club,
FCC Building, Sisowath Quay
Phnom Penh


A delegation of the Transnational Radical Party (a non-governmental organisation with first-category consultative status at the United Nations), with the participation of Members of the European Parliament, will be in Cambodia from 19 June to 1 July for a series of meetings in view of the forthcoming general elections on 27 July.

The Radical mission to Phnom Penh will initially be led by the Radical MEP Marco CAPPATO, who will subsequently be joined by the Radical MEPs Marco PANNELLA and Olivier DUPUIS. The other members of the delegation are Marco PERDUCA, TRP Representative at the UN and Secretary of the International Antiprohibitionist League, David CARRETTA, Radio Radicale correspondent at the European Parliament and former Treasurer of No Peace Without Justice, and Martin SCHULTHES, assistant to the Radical group at the EP and a member of the Radical missions to Vietnam and Laos.

One of the aims of the Radical mission will be to promote and monitor the respect of international laws on civil and political rights, as well as the initial phase of the election campaign itself. Radio Radicale will be following the TRP mission. The calendar of meetings, news and press releases will be posted in a specal page on the party website www.radicalparty.org.

Speakers at the Press Briefing of Friday 20
Marco CAPPATO (MEP)
David CARRETTA
Martin SCHULTHES

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