Press Release: South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Summit

PRESS RELEASE

SOUTH-EAST EUROPEAN COOPERATION PROCESS (SEECP) SUMMIT

(Antalya, 17 June 2021)

 

  1. General Information

The SEECP Summit and Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting will be held on 17 June 2021 at NEST Convention Center in Belek/Antalya under the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Turkish Chairmanship-in-Office, which was taken over on 1 July 2020.

On the occasion of the Summit to be hosted by H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of SEECP will be marked. A Joint Declaration is expected to be adopted at the Summit. The SEECP Chairmanship-in-Office will be officially handed over to Greece on 1 July 2021.

The Directorate of Communications will process accreditation requests from members of the press who wish to cover the Summit which senior officials from Turkey and around the world will attend.

 

  1. Accreditation

A limited number of journalists will be allowed to attend this year’s conference per COVID-19 precautions. Members of the press, who wish to cover the SEECP must submit all required documents and complete their applications by 11 pm on 13 June 2021 via http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.tr.

Please note that applications submitted after the deadline will not be reviewed.

  1. Members of the National Press
  • Must upload a letter of assignment, issued by their respective organizations, if they do not have a valid press card. Please note that the letter of assignment must be on letterhead, signed by an authorized supervisor, and stamped.
  • Press card holders are not required to submit any additional documentation. (Holders of permanent and freelance cards must specify the organization, on whose behalf they intend to cover the event, under “Explanations” and upload a letter of assignment from said organization.)
  1. Members of the International Press (Based in Turkey)
  • Are not required to upload any additional documentation. Please log into the accreditation system with the same email address and password that you used to apply for your press card. Kindly select the relevant event under “Applications” and provide the requested information.
  1. Members of the International Press (Based Abroad)
  • Must complete their applications by uploading a letter of authorization (on letterhead, signed and stamped by the authorized supervisor) and a copy of their passport.

 

  1. Accreditation Steps
  1. Visit http://akreditasyon.iletisim.gov.tr
  1. If you are a first-time applicant, click “Register” and enter your email address and password.
  1. Click on the activation link in your inbox to complete the registration.
  1. Click on “Login” and sign in using your registered email address and password.
  1. Complete your personal information on the profile page and upload your photo. Please note that the information you provide must match your ID (for Turkish nationals) or your passport (for international journalists).
  1. After saving your personal information, choose “South-East European Cooperation Process (Seecp) Summit”.
  1. The accreditation system will automatically display your organization, title and contact information if you are a national and international press card holder. You may complete your application by clicking “Send” on the right-hand side.
  1. Members of the national and international press, who do not have a valid press card, are required to upload supporting documents before clicking “Send.”
  1. Members of the press, who have completed their applications successfully, will receive an email notification. Please re-apply if you have not received said email.
  1. Applicants, who have been accredited for the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Summit, will receive a confirmation email separately.
  1. Please make sure that you remember the email address and password you have used to register for accreditation. You will need that information in all future applications.

You may collect your badge from the the hotel where you will stay as of June 16, 2021.

For further information: pressaccreditation@iletisim.gov.tr