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16th Jul 2018

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EU to build €155m conference centre in Brussels

The EU is set to build a new conference centre in Brussels to replace the Borschette which is not fit for purpose after 35 years of use, UK media reports. According to public tender documents published by the European Commission will the new centre must fit the European Quarter Master Plan, have 29 conference rooms, cost €155m and be finished by November 2023 with a contract signed in August 2019.

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