NATO Secretary General’s press conference ahead of the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 11:00 - NATO Headquarters (Luns Press Theatre)

  • 24 May. 2017 -
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  • Press Release (2017) 083
  • Issued on 18 May. 2017
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  • Last updated: 18 May. 2017 12:17

11:00: Press conference by the NATO Secretary General
Location: NATO Headquarters, Brussels (Luns Press Theatre)
Access to NATO premises as of 9:00


  • The press conference will be available live on the NATO website and on WORLDFEED via Eurovision Geneva. 

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

Accreditation and access

The access to this event will be open for all media representatives accredited for the Meeting of Heads of State and Governments on 25 May. Journalists will have access via the Z entrance, avenue du Bourget 140, 1130 Brussels (vicinity of STIB/tram station Eurocontrol). Access will be possible for both pedestrians and cars; parking space will be available.

Journalists holding a 2017 NATO media pass will have access to the press conference as usual, at the NATO main entrance, upon presentation of their pass.

Media representatives not accredited for the Meeting of Heads of State and Governments on 25 May and not holding a NATO 2017 badge are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO Headquarters on 24 May 2017, starting from 9:00. 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 16h00 on Monday 22 May 2017 (Fax: +32.2.707.1399, email:

A security check will take place, and security personnel will examine equipments and personal effects carried onto the site. Media are advised to arrive with sufficient lead time to clear security checks.

Points of contact

Press arrangements / accreditation
Alina Coca
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 1465

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

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