MEDIA ADVISORY - NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session in Tbilisi, Georgia, 26-29 May 2017

19 April 2017, Brussels/Tbilisi - The Parliament of Georgia will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session from Friday 26 to Monday 29 May 2017.

The Session will bring together in Tbilisi some 300 parliamentarians from the 28 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 27 and Sunday 28 May 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 29 May will be addressed by Paolo Alli, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia (TBC), Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia (TBC), Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia (TBC) and Jens STOLTENBERG, NATO Secretary General and Chairman of the North Atlantic Council.

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.


Paolo ALLI, NATO Parliamentary Assembly President
Irakli KOBAKHIDZE, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia
Irakli SESIASHVILI, Head of the Georgian Delegation to the NATO PA
David HOBBS, NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General
Will welcome media representatives and answer questions during a press briefing
When: Friday 26 May (time tbc)
Where: Tbilisi Palace of the Parliament (8 Shota Rustaveli Ave., Tbilisi, King Tamar Hall, Building A floor 0)


Only accredited press will be able to access the session venue.
Deadline for accreditation is 24 May 2017.
For media accreditation, please download the Press accreditation form (EN) / მედიის აკრედიტაციის ფორმა (GE) for the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session, Tbilisi, Georgia, 26-29 May 2017.

Completed forms, along with your press cards, should be sent to:

Ms. Madona Nozadze
Press Office Parliament of Georgia
Phone: +995 322 2281362

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

General questions concerning the media facilities, broadcast facilities, uplink trucks etc…

Anna Gochashvili
Head, PR and Information Department
Parliament of Georgia

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 Members of Parliament and Committee guest speakers should be directed to:

Roberta Calorio
Head, Press and Communication Service
NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Place du Petit Sablon 3, B - 1000 BRUSSELS
Phone Brussels: + 32 (0) 2 50 48 154
Twitter: @natopapress

Session news and information is routinely placed on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly website.
test 19 apr 2017  


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