Ceremony to mark Sweden joining NATO

  • 11 Mar. 2024 -
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  • Last updated: 02 Apr. 2024 16:48

On Monday, 11 March 2024, a flag-raising ceremony to mark the accession of the Kingdom of Sweden to NATO will take place at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.

Media advisory

11:00 (CET)         Joint press statements by the NATO Secretary General and the Prime Minister of Sweden.   

12:00 (CET)         Flag-raising ceremony to mark Sweden’s accession to NATO.

Media coverage

  • Media wishing to attend the event need to be in position at the NATO VIP Entrance between 10:05 and 10:15 (CET) at the latest.
  • Media representatives with annual accreditation to NATO can cover the event in person. Additionally, media without annual accreditation who are interested in covering the event can request ad-hoc accreditation but space is very limited. To do so, please contact NATO Accreditations no later than 14:00 (CET) on Friday 08 March.
  • The event will be streamed live on X (formerly Twitter) @NATOPress and on the NATO website. A transcript of the Secretary General’s remarks, as well as photographs, will be published on the NATO website.


For general queries: Contact the NATO Press Office


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