PRESS RELEASE

 

THE SECOND TURKEY-CENTRAL AMERICAN INTEGRATION SYSTEM (SICA) FOREIGN MINISTERS FORUM

 

(19-22 April 2017- Istanbul)

 

THE FOURTH TURKEY-CELAC QUARTET FOREIGN MINISTERS MEETING 

 

(20-22 April 2017- Istanbul)

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

The Second Turkey-Central American Integration System (SICA) Foreign Ministers Forum will be held between 19-22 April 2017; The Fourth Turkey-CELAC Quartet Foreign Ministers Meeting will be held between 20-22 April 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel in Istanbul.

General Directorate of Press and Information will carry the press accreditation procedure for the members of the press who wish to cover the Forum and the Meeting that will be realized between 19-22 April 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel in Istanbul.

 

ACCREDITATION

 

Members of the press who wish to cover the Forum and the Meeting should apply for accreditation by uploading the required documents online via http://akreditasyon.byegm.gov.tr, no later than Friday, 14 April 2017 at 6 pm.

Incomplete applications and requests received after April 14 will not be processed.

 

Members of the national press

without 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 carry 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.)

 

Resident members of the international press in Turkey

are not required to submit any documents. They can complete their application procedure by logging in the system by the e-mail address and the password they used for their permanent accreditation application and selecting the activity they wish to cover.

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

 

Members of the international press coming from abroad

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.

 

ACCREDITATION METHOD

 

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

If you are a first-time applicant, click on the “Register” button and enter your e-mail address and a password you choose.
Next, click on the activation link sent to your e-mail and complete your registration.
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.
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”.)
After saving the personal information, on the page that opens click on the name of the activity “The Second Turkey-Central American Integration System (SICA) Foreign Ministers Forum (19-22 April 2017)” on the area “Choose Application”.
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.
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.
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.)
Do not forget the e-mail and password you used four your application. You will need these on your other accreditation applications.

 

LIVE BROADCAST / UPLINK VEHICLES

 

Only a limited number of uplink and other vehicles carrying technical equipment are allowed to enter the Forum 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 Forum sites. Press members who are not accredited cannot benefit from press facilities or arrangements.

Accreditation cards should be collected in person from the Press Desk which will be announced in due time.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

Contact Person                        Contact Telephone Number                  Contact E-mail

Rıza SUNGUR                               0 (312) 583 62 64                        riza.sungur@byegm.gov.tr

Batur TEMİZSOY                           0 (212) 512 20 13/135                 istanbul.enf@byegm.gov.tr

Aysun EMANET                             0 (212) 512 20 13/133                 istanbul.enf@byegm.gov.tr