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An Italo-Polish intergovernmental summit to be held at Villa Madama on Tuesday 29 May will be co-chaired by Prime Ministers Mario Monti and Donald Tusk. Participants will include both countries’ Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Defence, Economic Development, Agricultural Policies and Cultural Assets.


The two prime ministers will hold a joint press conference at approximately 14.00.


Journalists and camera operators interested in covering the event are asked to apply for accreditation no later than 16.00 on Monday 28 May.


Accreditation badges must be collected in person at the rear entrance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Via Macchia della Farnesina, according to the following timetable:


– Photographers and other camera persons from 9.15 onward (to cover arrivals and family photo);


– Journalists from 12.00 onward (for the press conference).


The accreditation desk will close at 13.30.


Journalists and camera operators interested in covering the event are asked to apply for accreditation by completing the interactive form available at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp to which all required documentation can be attached in digital format.



If in exceptional cases it is not possible to complete the online accreditation procedure, applications in writing on company letterhead and signed by the director of the organisation concerned—indicating name, surname, date and place of birth, number of a valid ID document and qualification—should be sent by fax to the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (tel. 063691.3432 fax 06.3691.2122).


Since Villa Madama is closed to private vehicles, a shuttle service will be running between the ministry and the villa from 9.30 to the end of the event.


Television vehicles will be admitted to the Villa on Monday 28 May starting at 17.00, providing they have made a request by fax (06 6779.5441) specifying the personal data of the staff concerned and detailed description of the vehicles.


For further information on TV meedia contact 06 6779.3566 (Office of the Prime Minister).