Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Embassy Announcement

Council Of Europe Conference On “prevention Of Terrorism: Prevention Tools, Legal Instruments And Their Implementation” (december 16-17, 2010 İstanbul) , 08.12.2010

1.GENERAL INFORMATION
 
       Council of Europe Conference on “Prevention of Terrorism:Prevention Tools, Legal Instruments and Their Implementation” will be held on December 16-17, 2010 at İstanbul Conrad Hotel. H.E. Mr. Beşir ATALAY, Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Turkey, H.E Mr. Mevlüt ÇAVUŞOĞLU, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and H.E. Mr. Thorbjorn JAGLAND, Secretary General of the Council of Europe are expected to deliver an opening speech. A press conference by Minister ATALAY and Secretary General JAGLAND is planned to be held at 14.45 on 16 December 2010, before the opening of the conference.
 
2. ACCREDITATION
 
          Members of the press who wish to cover the gathering and the press conference should apply for accreditation to the address below by fax or e-mail by Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at 13:00 at latest.
 
a)      Members of the national press should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their press card. (Media members without this press card should apply with a letter of authorization from their media organization and a copy of their official ID cards.)
 
b)     Resident members of the foreign press in Turkey should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their press card.
 
c)      Members of the foreign press coming from abroad should legibly fill in the enclosed accreditation form (also available at www.byegm.gov.tr) and attach a copy of their local press card, a letter of authorization from their media organization and a copy of their passport.
 
Directorate General of Press and Information
Istanbul Office
Kennedy Caddesi No. 3 Sarayburnu-Istanbul
Tel       : (+90 212) 512 5872, (+90 212) 512 2013
Fax      : (+90 212) 512 8946, (+90 212) 513 9633
 
 
3. ACCREDITATION CARDS
 
 Members of the press should collect their accreditation cards in person between 14 and 15 December 2010 from the Press Desk to be set up at the Istanbul Conrad Hotel, upon the presentation of a photo ID.