1 Apr. 1998

Foreign Ministers meetings

Luxembourg, 28-29 May 1998


Meetings at Foreign Ministers level of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) and between NATO Foreign Ministers and the Foreign Ministers of Partner Countries including Russia and Ukraine will be held in Luxembourg on 28 and 29 May 1998.

The meetings will take place in the Conference Centre, Luxembourg-Kirchberg.

The programme of the meetings will be announced in a second media advisory note which will be published at the beginning of May 1998.



  1. Working area
  2. The Media Centre will be set up in the Hall Victor Hugo, Luxembourg-Limpertsberg. It will include individual work spaces equipped with telephones (PIN codes), modems and electric supply sockets.
  3. Briefing rooms
  4. The NATO Secretary General and the delegations will have the use of 7 briefing rooms which can hold 30 to 150 people.
  5. TV and radio
  6. CLT-UFA is co-ordinating the installation of facilities for television and radio. Editing booths without equipment will be available on order.

For further information please contact:

CLT-UFA Mrs Jose Kieffer

  • Tel. + 352 42 142 - 7005
  • Fax. + 352 42 142 - 2739


Applications for accreditation should be made before 1 May 1998, using the attached form (.PDF/30Kb) which should be sent to the appropriate address:

  1. For media representatives based outside Luxembourg:

    NATO Press and Media Service
    B-1110 Brussels

    Tel. + 32 (0)2 707 50 38
    Fax. + 32 (0)2 707 50 57

  2. For media representatives based in Luxembourg:

    Government Information and Press Service 43, Boulevard F.D. Roosevelt L-2450 Luxembourg

    Tel. + 352 478 - 2181
    Fax. + 352 46 74 92


Accreditation passes can be collected from 12.00 noon on Tuesday, 26 May at the accreditation desk in the Media Centre, on presentation of a valid press card and a further proof of identity with photograph. The pass and the proof of identity should be carried at all times.

All media representatives attending the meetings of the North Atlantic council and of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council are informed that security personnel at the Media Centre will examine and may also test equipment and personal effects carried onto the site. To avoid delays, media representatives are requested to arrive with sufficient time to clear the security checks. Television broadcasters, wire services and radio stations with cumbersome or bulky equipment are particularly urged to move most of it into the media area as early as possible.


The media centre will be open at the following times:

Tuesday, 26 May 12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday, 27 May 10:00 - 24:00
Thursday, 28 May 07:00 - 24:00
Friday, 29 May 07:00 - 24:00


Media representatives from some countries will need a visa to enter the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Those in doubt should consult the nearest Embassy of Luxembourg, or, failing that, the Embassy of Belgium or of The Netherlands.

Accommodation can be booked through the National Tourist Office: Office National du Tourisme
Mrs Monique Schoup

Tel. + 352 42 82 82 20
Fax. + 352 42 82 82 30


The organisers of the meetings have reserved about 300 spaces at the Parking du Glacis in Luxembourg, which is about 500 metres from the Media Centre. There will be a continuous shuttle service between the Glacis car park and the Media Centre. A valid press card must be shown to gain access to the parking area.


Depending on the number of media representatives requesting to cover various events, the organisers may have to limit coverage to restricted groups on a pool basis.

Pool passes will be distributed at the accreditation desk, starting from 17:00 on Wednesday, 27 May.

Requests for pool passes should be made when checking in at the desk for accreditation. All public events will be shown on closed-circuit television which can be watched at several places in the Media Centre as well as in the editing booths of television and radio stations.


  1. NATO Press and Media Service
    Mr Francois Le Blevennec
    B-1110 Brussels

    Tel. +32 (0)2 707 50 38
    Fax. +32 (0)2 707 50 57

  2. Government Information and Press Service
    Miss Jackie Zahlen/Mr Guy Schuller
    43, Boulevard F.D. Roosevelt
    L-2450 Luxembourg

    Tel. + 352 478 - 2181
    Fax. + 352 46 74 92

  3. CLT-UFA
    Mrs Josee Kieffer
    45, Boulevard Pierre Frieden
    L-1543 Luxembourg

    Tel. + 352 42 142 - 7005
    Fax. + 352 42 142 - 2739

  4. National Tourist Office
    Mrs Monique Schoup
    77, Route d'Anvers
    L-1130 Luxembourg

    Tel. + 352 42 82 82 20
    Fax. + 352 42 82 82 30

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