Commemorative ceremony on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of 11 September 2001

Sunday, 11 September 2011

  • 11 Sep. 2011 -
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  • Press Release (2011) 107
  • Issued on 07 Sep. 2011
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  • Last updated: 09 Sep. 2011 11:37

A ceremony to commemorate the victims of terrorism will take place at NATO Headquarters on the ten-year anniversary of 11 September 2001, this coming Sunday, 11 September 2011. The ceremony will unfold in the Cour d’Honneur in the presence of the NATO Secretary General, national representatives of Allies and Partners as well as the Chairman of the Military Committee and Senior Officials of the international and international military staffs.


Positioning of the media representatives in the designated area in the Cour d’Honneur.


Commemorative address by the NATO Secretary General (5 minutes).


End of ceremony.


  • The Ceremony will be available on satellite (World feed via EBU Geneva) and will be streamed live on NATO’s website.
  • NATO photographers and cameramen will provide audio-visual products of the ceremony on the NATO website and via the TV/Radio unit (see contact details below).


Journalists holding a valid permanent NATO media pass will have access as for a Ministerial Meeting. Media representatives not in possession of a valid permanent NATO media pass and wishing to attend the event are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of NATO, on 11 September, starting from 14h30. Media must be in position no later than 15h10. They will have to present an ID and a valid national press card.

Those media representatives not in possession of a valid national press card are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press and Media Service, not later than 11 September, 10h00 (fax +32.2707.1399; email:

Press arrangements and accreditation

Damien Arnaud Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 38
General Queries Front Office Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41
TV and radio arrangements Mrs Zornitza Venkova (for video on demand)

Tel: +32 (0)2 707 91 40

  Jean-Marc Lorgnier (technical aspects) Tel. +32 (0)2 707 50 06