MEDIA ADVISORY - NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session Warsaw, Poland, 25-28 May 2018

27 April 2018

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The Polish Parliament will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session from Friday 25 to Monday 28 May 2018  

The Session will bring together in Warsaw some 260 parliamentarians from the 29 NATO member countries from North America and Europe as well as delegates from partner countries and observers to discuss current international security issues and the draft reports prepared by the Assembly’s Committees.   

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May will be devoted to the meetings of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s five Committees: Political, Defence and Security, Science and Technology, Civil Dimension of Security and Economics and Security. Each Committee will be addressed by speakers from government, academia, NGO’s and NATO.  

The Plenary Session on Monday 28 May will be addressed by Paolo Alli, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, high level officials from the Polish parliament and government and by Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General and Chairman of the North Atlantic Council.

All the above-mentioned meetings are open to the press. 
 

PRESS BRIEFING 

Paolo ALLI, NATO Parliamentary Assembly President
Marek OPIOLA, Head of the Polish Delegation to the NATO PA
David HOBBS, NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General
will welcome media representatives and answer questions during a press briefing 
WHEN: 12:00 on Friday 25 May
WHERE: Media Center Room Jozefa Oleksego, (Building F)
Sejm & Senate of the Republic of Poland 
Ul. Wiejska 4/6, 00-902 Warsaw

MEDIA ACCREDITATION - GENERAL QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE MEDIA FACILITIES, BROADCAST FACILITIES, UPLINK TRUCKS ETC…

Journalists who wish to attend the NATO PA Spring Session will need special accreditation. 
The accreditation procedure shall take place from 30 April 2018. No accreditation requests will be accepted after 11 May 2018.
Media representatives applying for accreditation to the event should complete the PRESS ACCREDITATION FORM and submit it together with the requested documents to the Sejm Information Centre Team, responsible for the NATO PA Warsaw Session:

Agnieszka Sekulska 
+48 22 694 10 96
E-mail: agnieszka.sekulska@sejm.gov.pl
and
Marek Gontarczyk
+48 22 694 21 17
E-mail: marek.gontarczyk@sejm.gov.pl

All applications are subject to review. Journalists will be notified when/if their requests are accepted and will then receive more practical information, including the details on how to collect the special accreditation badges.

The Sejm Information Centre team dedicated to the  NATO PA session will also provide the accredited journalists with any additional information and answer their questions on the accreditation procedure.

GENERAL QUESTIONS ON THE SESSION PROGRAMME, ON THE NATO PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OR ON INTERVIEWS WITH MEMBERS OF THE NATO PA 

Questions on the Session programme, on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly or on interviews with members of the NATO PA should be directed to:
Roberta Calorio 
NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Place du Petit Sablon 3, 
B - 1000 BRUSSELS
Phone Brussels: + 32 (0) 2 50 48 154 
Email: press@nato-pa.int
Twitter: @natopapress

Session news and information is routinely placed on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly website.