Vienna, 29 November 2007 Press release

International Conference on Cluster Munition from 5 to 7 December in Vienna - Accreditation


Vienna, 29 November 2007 - The Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs invites interested media representatives to apply for accreditation for the Conference on Cluster Munition in Vienna:


Place: Reed Messezentrum, Messeplatz 1, 1021 Vienna

Time: Accreditation as of 4 December, 1 pm

Accreditation shall apply to the following events:

  1. NGO forum in the Messezentrum, 4 December, 2 pm to 7 pm, with Federal Minister Ursula Plassnik
  2. Handing over of signatures from the national signature campaign to Federal Minister Ursula Plassnik, Messezentrum, 5 December, 9.15 am
  3. Opening of the Vienna Conference on Cluster Munition, Messezentrum, 5 December, 9.30 to 10.30 am. After the opening, the media representatives are kindly requested to leave the conference hall, though they can remain in the Messezentrum.
  4. Media representatives can use the facilities of the Messezentrum in the Schubert 2 Hall throughout the entire duration of the conference.
  5. A press conference may take place at the end of the conference on 7 December. Registration for these events is ONLY possible through the Press Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Media representatives are kindly requested to submit the following data per e-mail to or per fax to +43 (0) 50 1159 204:

  • Title of the event
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Medium
  • E-mail address
  • Mobile phone number

In case of registration from abroad, please add the following:
            - Date of birth
            - Nationality


Moreover, the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs announces a joint press conference on the topic of cluster munition to be held by Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik, National Council President Barbara Prammer, and Defence Minister Norbert Darabos on 4 December at 9 am in the Parliament Press Centre. No accreditation is required for this event.

Federal Ministry for
European and International Affairs
Press Department
Tel.: ++43 (0) 50 1150-3262, 4549, 4550
Fax: ++43 (0) 50 1159-204