Press Briefing at NATO Headquarters

Tuesday 31 July at 14h00

  • 31 Jul. 2012 -
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  • Press Release (2012) 099
  • Issued on 25 Jul. 2012
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  • Last updated: 25 Jul. 2012 16:52

Major General Stephen Day, Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans, ISAF Joint Command (IJC), will brief the press via video conference on ”ISAF’s evolution to the Security Force Assistance concept.” Security Force Assistance reflects a fundamental adjustment from Coalition-led operations to supporting Afghan Security Forces operations.

An audio and video recording of the briefing will be available in English after the event (

Media who cannot attend may send their questions by email to These will be answered during the briefing.


Journalists holding a 2012 valid permanent NATO media pass will have access as for a Ministerial Meeting. Media representatives not in possession of a 2012 valid permanent NATO media pass and wishing to attend the event are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of NATO, on 31 July, starting from 13h00. They will have to present an ID and a valid press card from a recognised national professional body.

Those media representatives not in possession of a valid press card are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press and Media Service, no later than Tuesday 31 July, 10h00 (fax +32.2707.1399; email: ).

Points of contact

Press arrangements and accreditation

Mr. Damien Arnaud

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 38

General Queries

Front Office

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41