PRESS RELEASE

THE 33. MEETING OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COOPERATION (COMCEC) OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE (OIC)

(Istanbul, 20-23 November 2017)

 

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

The 33nd Meeting of COMCEC chaired by  the President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN will be held at Istanbul Congress Center on November 20-23, 2017 with the participation of the delegations at ministerial level from the OIC members and observers along with the representatives of OIC General Secretariat, OIC affiliated institutions and some other international organizations.

 

2. ACCREDITATION

Members of the press who wish to cover the Meeting should apply for accreditation by uploading the required documents online via http://akreditasyon.byegm.gov.tr, no later than Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 05 p.m.

Incomplete applications and requests received after the above mentioned date, will not be processed.

  

a)Members of the National Press;

Who have no press card are required to upload “a letter of authorization” from their media organization (officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) to the system.

Who have a press card are not required to upload any documents. (But Permanent and Free Press Card holders should upload a letter of authorization from their media organization online and state for which institution they are going to cover the ceremonies in the area named “Explanations” on the application page.)

 

a)Resident Members of the International Press in Turkey

International press members who are resident in Turkey are not required to submit any documents. They are only required to log in the system by the e-mail addresses and the password they used for their permanent accreditation application, and to select the activity they wish to cover, for completing the application.

Any e-mail address entered for the application other than the one used for permanent accreditation application will not be taken into account. For those members of the press who do not remember their e-mail addresses can contact us from the e-mail address  daimiakreditasyon@byegm.gov.tr.

 

b)Members Of The International Press Coming From Abroad

For these people are required to upload a letter of authorization from their media organization (officially signed by an authorized person and stamped) and a copy of their passport, to the system.

 

1-ACCREDITATION METHOD

a)Enter the address  http://akreditasyon.byegm.gov.tr

b)If you are a first-time applicant, click on the “Register” button and enter your e-mail address and a password you choose.

c) Next, click on the activation link sent to your e-mail and complete your registration.
d) After clicking the activation link on the page that comes before you use the “Log in” button and re-enter the system with your e-mail address and password.
e) Fill out your personal information on the profile page and upload your photograph. (The information you submit should be; for members of the national press as written on your “identity card”, and for international press as written on your “passport”.)
f) After saving the personal information, on the page that opens click on the name of the activity “The 33. Meeting of COMCEC (Istanbul, 20-23 November 2017)” on the area “Choose Application”.
g) For national and international press card holders’; media organization, position and contact information will automatically appear on the system. Members of the press will complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the right corner of the page.
h) For national and international media members without press card should upload the required documents to the system and complete their application by clicking on the “Send” button on the right corner of the page.
i) Members of press who complete the application successfully, will receive an e-mail message “Your application was saved in the system" (Re-apply if you have not received an e-mail as such.)
j) Upon approval, “a confirmation e-mail” will be sent to your mail address.
k) Do not forget the e-mail and password you used four your application. You will need these on your other accreditation applications.

 

2-LIVE BROADCAST / UPLINK VEHICLES

Only a limited number of uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment are allowed to enter the Meeting sites and these vehicles should have separate accreditations.

For each media organization only one person is enough to enter the vehicles information to the system. In case of more than one live broadcast vehicle to be commissioned to the ceremony sites you can register by clicking on the “Add Vehicle” button on the vehicle accreditation section of the application page.

Uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment without an accreditation card will not be allowed to enter the Meeting sites. Press members who are not accredited cannot benefit from press facilities or arrangements.

 

3- ACCREDITATION CARDS

Members of the press should collect their accreditation cards in person by presenting a photo ID at the press desk to be set up at Istanbul Congress Center on November 19, 2017, 09.00 a.m. and 05.00 p.m.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

1. Members of the national press

Contact Person : Mariana POPESCU

Contact Telephone Number : +90 312 5836217

Contact E-mail : mariana.popescu@byegm.gov.tr

 

2. Resident members of the international press in Turkey

Contact Person : Çoşkun UÇAKKUŞ

Contact Telephone Number : +90 312 5835962

Contact E-mail : coskun.ucakkus@byegm.gov.tr

 

3. Members of the international press coming from abroad

Contact Person : Egemen MORAL 

Contact Telephone Number : +90 312 5836295

Contact E-mail : Egemen.Moral@byegm.gov.tr