On Thursday 6 and Friday 7 December 2018, at the invitation of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi, the 25th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) will take place in Milan.
The Ministerial Council is the central decision-making and governing body of the OSCE.
The annual meeting provides the Foreign Ministers of the 57 OSCE participating States an important opportunity to review and assess the security situation in the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian area as well as the organization's action in all its fields of activity.
Journalists are invited to cover the event, which will be held at the Milano Convention Center (MiCo), Via Gattamelata, 20149 Milan.
Advance accreditation of media representatives is mandatory.
Accreditation takes place on a self-registration basis via https://osce-2018.org/mi/mediahome.aspx. The deadline for media registration is Tuesday 4 December 2018.
Please note that journalists already accredited for regular OSCE coverage need a separate accreditation for the Ministerial Council.
Detailed information about media facilities, instructions for accreditation, booking of hotels and the visa application procedure is available at https://osce-2018.org/mi/mediahome.aspx
Media representatives shall make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. If desired, accommodations can be found through the dedicated email email@example.com handled by a private agency.
Visa requirements must be met before arrival in Italy. Accredited journalists are invited to make their own visa arrangements as soon as possible.
The official website of Milano Congressi: https://www.micomilano.it/Home_it.html.
Follow the Hashtag #OSCEMC18 for further information.
Press Accreditation Office
Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation - Rome
Office: +39 0636913432/8573