The Nuclear Security Summit will be taking place in Seoul on 26 and 27 March 2012.
Media representatives who are not part of the official delegation can obtain accreditation directly by registering on the event’s website www.thenuclearsecuritysummit.org from 6 January to 10 February.
Journalists and camera operators interested in following the event will need the following documents for registration:
– photo that meets specific requirements (see the website for details)
– scanned copy of passport
– letter of assignment from their agency in English or Korean
Please note that applications for online accreditation and for the C1 Visa, which is obligatory for all journalists, must be completed in good time. Further information is available from the Korean Embassy in Rome or Consulate in Milan, or from the website http://www.mofat.go.kr/ENG/visa/application/index.jsp
As with the G20 Summit, the Nuclear Security Summit will be held in the COEX Complex, where a Media Center opened to accredited media representatives will be available from 25 to 27 March 2012. This will consist of the Main Press Center (1300 workstations) and the International Broadcast Center (140 media booths).Workstations and booths will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Please note that hotel reservations should be made as soon as possible.
Journalists making their own way to the Summit, i.e. those not included in the official delegation, should make and pay for their own reservations.
A list of recommended hotels will be published at a later date on the Nuclear Security Summit website.