MEDIA ADVISORY - NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session, Bratislava, 31 May-3 June 2019

06 May 2019

Brussels/Bratislava, 6 May 2019 -  The National Council of the Slovak Republic will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session from Friday 31 to Monday 3 June 2019, Bratislava Castle, Slovakia. 

The Session will bring together in Bratislava some 200 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 reports prepared by the Assembly’s Committees.   

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 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 3 June will be addressed by Madeleine Moon, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and high-level officials from NATO, the Slovak Parliament and Government

All the above-mentioned meetings are open to the press. A draft programme for the media containing names and timings for the speakers and the discussion of the Committee reports is available and regularly updated on the NATO PA website.

JOINT PRESS BRIEFING

WHEN: Friday 31 May, 11:00
WHERE: Bratislava Castle, Music Hall Room

  • Madeleine MOON, NATO Parliamentary Assembly President
  • Martin FEDOR, Head of the Slovak Delegation to the NATO PA
  • David HOBBS, NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General

We will welcome media representatives and answer questions during a press briefing.

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

Only accredited press will be able to access the session venue. 
Deadline for accreditation is 10 May 2019
For media accreditation, please download the PRESS ACCREDITATION FORM.
Completed forms, along with your press cards, should be sent to: 

Natália Michalčíková 
Tel: 02/5972 2453
Mobile: +421 902 999 836
Email: Natalia.Michalcikova@nrsr.sk | press.nato@nrsr.sk
Web: www.nrsr.sk 

Please indicate:  "Press Accreditation for NATO PA Bratislava" in your subject line.
All Applications are subject to review. The Press Office will contact you when your request has been accepted.

REQUESTS FOR INTERVIEWS - QUESTIONS ON THE SESSION PROGRAMME OR ON THE NATO PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY

Questions on the Session programme or on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and requests for interviews with the NATO PA President, Madeleine Moon and Secretary General, David Hobbs should be directed to:
Media Relations and External Communication Officer, NATO Parliamentary Assembly:
Iman Djelassi
Tel: +32 2 504 8165 (Brussels) | +421 910 730 988 (Bratislava from 29 May 2019)
Email: idjelassi@nato-pa.int | press@nato-pa.int
Web: www.nato-pa.int
Twitter: @natopapress

Session News and information is routinely placed on the Bratislava Session Page here