Visit to NATO by the Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  • 31 Jan. 2018 -
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  • Press Release (2018) 010
  • Issued on 29 Jan. 2018
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  • Last updated: 30 Jan. 2018 16:36

On Wednesday 31 January 2018, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet the Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and co-Founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, Ms. Angelina Jolie, at NATO Headquarters. The purpose of the visit is to discuss their plans to follow up to the 9 December joint op-ed written by the Secretary General and the Special Envoy, on preventing sexual violence in conflict and the protection of women in conflict zones. The UNHCR Special Envoy will also meet all members of the North Atlantic Council and the Military Committee.

Media Advisory

12:15 Secretary General joint press point with the UNHCR Special Envoy – Main entrance

The press point will be streamed live on the NATO website.

Still and video images will be available on the NATO website after the event.

Accreditation and access

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

Media representatives that do not hold a valid NATO media pass will need to request via email (natoaccreditations@hq.nato.intuntil Tuesday 30 January 2018, 15:00 – mentioning their media organization, nationality and details on their press card. Upon arrival, media representatives will need to present a valid ID and a national press card, or a letter from their editor.

Access to the location of the press conference will be open starting from 10.45. Given space limitations, the access will be made on a first-come-first-served basis.

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