Media registration process for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Churches begins

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PRESS ACCREDITATION: To cover the Holy and Great Council a Press accreditation card is necessary. Media outlets must submit their application form through a link available below. It is important that you read all the information in this communication before proceeding to the application form.
A press center, which will provide access to Wi-Fi, will be available to media as a courtesy, but all other accommodations and services will be the responsibility of the media outlet. As other details become finalized, they will be posted on the website above.
Accreditation commenced on Tuesday, 24 May 2016.
Submitting an application through our website does not guarantee approval. Security clearances and space availability will impact the accreditation process.
You will be notified regarding the approval or denial of your application.
To prepare your application, please note the following:
1.      For media outside of Greece: Passport information and date of birth are required for each applicant.
2.      For Greek media: A copy of your Identity Card as issued by the Hellenic Republic is required for each applicant.
3.      Press Card Information and expiration date are required for each journalist.
4.      A 5cm x 5cm (2-inch x 2-inch) passport-sized photo in jpg format for each individual is required.
5.      A photocopy (pdf or jpg file) of each individual’s passport is required.
6.      A photocopy (pdf or jpg file) of an official press card is requested.
7.      Each media outlet must submit a letter of assignment which includes every individual associated with that outlet – freelancers and staff. Your application is not considered complete until receipt of your letter of assignment, and incomplete applications will not be considered for accreditation.
8.      Fields marked with asterisk are required for the successful submission of the application.
One can also watch the commentary online through our webstreaming at for live press events with commentary available. Commentary will be available in English, French, Russian, Greek, and Arabic for the events to be held on June 19 and  26, 2016. Documents posted on and will also be available in English, French, Russian, Greek, and Arabic.
If you have any further questions regarding the credential application process, please email
For more information, please visit