National Elections 2012 – Press Center & Accreditation of Media Representatives

In view of the upcoming Parliamentary Elections of June the 17th 2012, the Secretariat General of Information & Communication – Secretariat General of Mass Media is setting up a Press Center in Zappeion Hall for Media facilitation
– Friday, June the 15th, 2012: from 14:00 to 22:00 hrs                            
– Saturday, June the 16th, 2012: from 09:00 to 22:00 hrs
– Sunday, June the 17th, 2012: from 09:00 until the end of the working day         

Press Center technical infrastructure and equipment includes:

  • two working rooms fully equipped  with total capacity of 220 seats (telephones, PC’s, wi-fi internet access, printers, fax machines, photocopiers, two plasmawalls  with 9 tv screens, tv monitors, radio booths)
  • a Press Conference room with interpretation booths, audio system and plasma  tv screens
  • Accreditation and Information Desk

A special accreditation card is required to access the Press Center.

Media directors are kindly requested to confirm the names of their respective media representatives, mobile phone numbers and e-mails to the Secretariat General of Information & Communication – Secretariat General of Mass Media (fax no: 210 9098313 and 210 9098344, e-mail: publicrelations2@minpress.gr) until  Monday, June the 11th, 2012 and 14:00 hrs at the latest, by filling in the above application form: http://www.minpress.gr/minpress/en/senforma_diapisteusis_17_june_.pdf

 The above mentioned procedure applies also for technical/tv crew accreditations.
We would like to point out that the media representatives who were accredited for the elections of May the 6th do not need to fill in an application form again. They can use the same accreditation card and they are just asked to send an e-mail confirming that they are going to cover the elections of June the 17th.   

Accreditation cards (for those applying for the first time) can be collected as follows:

  • From Tuesday,  June the 12th, 2012 until Thursday,  June the 14th, 2012 from 09:00 to 19:00 hrs  from the Secretariat General of Information & Communication- Secretariat General of Mass Media (11 Fragoudi Str. & Al. Pantou,  Kallithea, office 405, 4th floor).
  • Friday, June the 15th, 2012 from 08:30 to 12:00 hrs from the Secretariat General of Information & Communication- Secretariat General of Mass Media and from 14:00 to 22:00 hrs from the Accreditation  and Information Desk of the Press Center at Zappeion Hall.
  • Saturday, June the 16th and Sunday June the 17th, 2012 from the Accreditation Secretariat and Information Desk at Zappeion Hall during the above working hours.

A last minute accreditation procedure for media representatives is possible only by presenting ID Card and Press Card along with a letter signed by the director of the Media.