Secretary General’s pre-ministerial press conference

NATO Headquarters (Luns room) – Wednesday 18 May 2016 – 13h30

  • 18 May. 2016 -
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  • Press Release (2016) 081
  • Issued on 12 May. 2016
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  • Last updated: 12 May. 2016 19:00

13h30:     Pre-ministerial press conference by the NATO Secretary General

Location:             NATO Headquarters, Brussels (Luns Room)

Access on NATO premises as of 12h00.


  • The press point will be available live on the NATO website and on WORLDFEED via Eurovision Geneva. 
    This material is free of rights and free of charge worldwide. Technical availability in Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EU7B or EU10A), the Americas (NS806 or IS34) and Asia (Asiasat5). Technical parameters of this transmission are available at / Synopsis.
  • Photos, video and audio files from NATO will be available after the event on the NATO website and via the NATO Channel.

Language feeds on the website:

The press conference will be available in original sound, in English and in French on satellite. It will be available in English and French during the live webstreaming, and in original sound, English, French and Russian after the event.

Accreditation and access

Journalists holding a 2016 NATO media pass will have access to the press conference as usual, upon presentation of their pass.

Media representatives not in possession of a 2016 NATO media pass and wishing to attend the event are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO Headquarters on 18 May, starting from 12h00.

They will have to present an ID and a valid press card (provided by a recognised national professional body of a NATO country – i.e. government, professional association or union, etc…)

Those media representatives not having a valid press card (as listed previously) are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press & Media Service, not later than 18h00 on Tuesday 17 May 2016 (Fax: +32.2.707.1399, email:

Media representatives are informed that a security check will take place, and security personnel will examine equipments and personal effects carried onto the site.

Points of contact

Press arrangements
Alina Coca
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 14 65

Carmen De Jong
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 39 10

General Queries
Front Office
Telephone: +32 (0)2 707 50 41

TV/Radio issues
Mr. Henk Dekens
Telephone: +32 (0)2 707 50 51

Post-event Video distribution
+32 (0)2 707 12 27