Updated: 19-May-2006 NATO Press Releases


19 May 2006

Defence Ministers Meetings

Brussels, 8 June 2006

1. Information

The North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the level of defence ministers will meet at NATO Headquarters on Thursday, 8 June 2006. The Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) and the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) will meet at the level of defence ministers on the same day.

2. Accreditation

  1. Journalists holding valid permanent NATO press cards need not apply for accreditation.
  2. Media representatives not in possession of a valid NATO press card will be permitted to enter the press zone on presentation of individual temporary press cards.

Advance application for this individual temporary press card may only be made electronically on-line by clicking on the following link:


Every applicant has to create his personal user name and password.

Only a 3,5 x 4,5 cm passport-sized identity photograph on JPEG format will be accepted.

Applications for accreditation must be submitted before Monday, 5 June 2006.

Applications received after that date may not be processed.

Media representatives will be accredited at the Main site entrance of NATO Headquarters on presentation of a valid press card and valid photographic proof of identity and are asked to bring a print-out of the confirmation for successfully having submitted their personal details for the online accreditation request.

Opening hours of accreditation office:

Wednesday, 7 June 14:00 to 18:00 hours
Thursday, 8 June 06:30 to 14:00 hours

Media representatives are advised that NATO security will examine and may test equipment and personal effects carried onto the site.

3. Programme

Details of the programme will be available upon accreditation.

4. Parking

Media representatives are advised that they will not be allowed to park their vehicules inside the NATO compound; they will be allowed to park on the “East” and “ West” parking areas, just outside NATO’s Main site entrance. Outside broadcasting vans will park in the dedicated area of parking “East“ or on “parking H” upon request.

5. Enquiries

Press arrangements: Mr. François Le Blévennec Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 38
  e-mail: junedefmin2006@hq.nato.int
TV and Radio: Mr. Georges De Brouwer Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 49
Photo: Mrs. Celeste Palmer Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 33

+32 (0)2 707 50 41
+32 (0)2 707 50 57
B-1110 Brussels/Bruxelles

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