Release of the NATO Secretary General's Annual Report for 2017

The Secretary General will hold a press conference at NATO Headquarters on Thursday 15 March 2018 at 12:30. On this occasion, the Secretary General’s Annual Report for 2017 will be released to the public.

12:30 Press conference by the NATO Secretary General - Luns (NATO HQ)

The press conference will be followed at 13:15 by a reception offered by the Secretary General to all media representatives.

Coverage and distribution
The press conference will be available in original sound, English, French, and Russian worldwide on satellite and live on . Original sound, as well as an English, French, and Russian version will be available on the NATO website after the event.
NATO will offer audio-visual products of the press conference on the NATO website or via the TV/Radio unit (see contact details below).

Follow the event on twitter: #SGReport.

Attendance confirmation
This is an event for Media representatives. Those media representatives wishing to attend are kindly requested to confirm their presence by email at (deadline: Tuesday 13th March at 12:00).

Media representatives in possession of a 2018 NATO media pass will have access as usual.

Media representatives not in possession of a 2018 NATO media pass and wishing to attend the event are invited to request accreditation directly at the main entrance of the NATO Headquarters, on 15 March, as of 10:30.

They will have to present an ID and a valid press card (provided by a recognised national professional body of a NATO country – i.e. Government, Professional association, Union….).

Those media representatives not in possession of a valid press card (as listed previously) are invited to send a signed letter from their editor to NATO Press and Media Service, no later than Tuesday 13th March – 12:00 (fax +32.2.707.1399; email:

Media are encouraged to arrive at NATO Headquarters well in advance to proceed through security checks.

Points of contact

General Queries
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 41

Mr. Damien Arnaud
Head Media operations and Special events
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 50 38

Mr. Jean-Philippe Juneau
Tel: +32 (0)2 707 17 64

TV & Radio arrangements on site and via satellite
Mr Henk Dekens
Telephone: +32 (0)2 707 50 51

NATO Video on demand
Telephone: +32 (0)2 707 12 27

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David Cottle

UBB Owner & Administrator