Severe labour exploitation in the EU Practical info


Participation at the launch event is by registration only – please kindly click here to register by 18 May 2015.

Registration is open to all interested stakeholders. Registrations will be confirmed by the organisers, depending on the space available, and taking into account institutional, geographic and thematic balance among participants.

For enquiries about the event please contact us at

Event venue

The launch event "Severe Labour Exploitation in the EU" will be held at the Council of the European Union in Brussels (Justus Lipsius Building, Press Room) on 2 June 2015.

Council of the European Union
Justus Lispius building
Rue de la Loi 175 (Metro stop Schuman)
B -1048 Brussels/Belgium
Tel: +32 2 281 63 19
Fax +32 2 281 80 26







The premises of the Council are accessible to persons with disabilities. In case you need further assistance, please get in touch with the organisers. We will make any effort to accommodate your needs.


Access to the premises of the Council is restricted. All participants will therefore
be required to show at their entrance the following documents:
  • ID card
  • Confirmation email
  • Copy of the agenda

You are encouraged to arrive early in order to undergo security checks to avoid delays due to the expected large number of participants!

Meeting language

Interpretation will be available in English and French throughout the meeting.


You are welcome to bring your publications or any other material that you would like to share with your colleagues. A few tables will be available close to the plenary room for this purpose. Please feel free to bring it along with you on the day.


On Tuesday 2 June coffee break and sandwich lunch will be served at the
premises of the Council (Café Autriche).

How to reach the venue

The premises of the Council of the EU is located in Brussels' European district next to Schuman roundabout. Please beware that you will not have access to the Council's car parks and that there are not many parking spaces in the European district. Additionally, due to security reasons, car access may be restricted. Thus, we strongly advise you to use public transport.

  • By metro 
    Metro lines 1 and 5: Schuman station.
    For further inquiries, please visit STIB. You may also check the metro plan shown in the attached document at the bottom of this page. 
  • By bus
    Buses 12 and 21: from Brussels National Airport in Zaventem to Schuman (30-min ride).
    Please notice that from Monday to Friday 8 pm the Airport Line is operated as an express service with number 12 and only serves the major stops. On weekdays after 8 pm, and the whole day on Saturday, Sunday and holidays the Airport Line is operated as a regular service with number 21, serving all stops.
    Buses 22, 27, 28, 36, 60, 64: bus stop in the Schuman area.
    In order to save time and money, buy your ticket from the GO ticket vending machines before boarding. These machines accept Maestro bank cards, credit cards and coins. Tickets bought from the driver are more expensive. For further inquiries, please visit STIB or download the STIB app for iPhone or Android (available in English).
  • By train
    Brussels Midi, Brussels Central and Brussels Nord railway stations are connected to Brussels Schuman train station in the immediate vicinity of the Council's headquarters.
    For further inquiries, please visit SNCB or download the SNCB app for iPhone or Android (available in English).
  • By taxi
    Possible, but due to security measures car access could be restricted. We therefore strongly advice to use public transport, if necessary.

For further information, please check the metro plan in the practical info sheet attached below.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Brussels!



SELEX Practical Info sheet

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