Members of the media --print, photo, radio, TV, film, news agencies, and online media -- wishing to cover the Annual Meeting activities should register using this form prior to 2 March 2012. After that date, members of the media may register in Montevideo.

Upon arrival in Montevideo, journalists are to pick up their identification badge at the registration area located in the SODRE Entrance Hall. The registration area will function on the following schedule:

Wednesday, 14 March
Thursday, 15 March
Friday, 16 March
Saturday, 17 March 
Sunday, 18 March 
Monday, 19 March 
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To register, journalists will be asked to provide the following:

Foreign journalists: Valid passport and press credentials (with photograph) or a letter from their news organization addressed to Pablo Bachelet, Chief of Regional Communications, Department of External Relations, Inter-American Development Bank, stating that they have been accredited to cover the meeting.

Uruguayan journalists: Identity card, a letter from their news service stating that they have been accredited to cover the meeting, and their press credentials.

Freelance journalists, including photographers, are subject to the same requirement as foreign and Uruguayan journalists and must provide an assignment letter from the news organization or publication they represent.

Members of online media must belong to a media organization and have a specific, verifiable street address and a telephone number. The website must have at least 50% original news content or commentary or analysis. Media representatives are required to submit two by-lined articles that have been posted on the website over the past two months.

Journalists who do not have identification from a media outlet will NOT be able to participate in the Annual Meeting.

Press room: Starting March 14, the press room will be available at the Holiday Inn, Paris Room, first floor.  International and domestic calling services will also be available, together with Internet access, computers, and printers.

Cellular phone rental service will be available at SODRE.

Press Contacts

Roxana Eliff
Media Registration Coordinator
Tel. 202-623-1375

Carlos Pauletti
Media coordinator for the South Cone
Tel: 598-2915-4330 ext. 274124

Mildred Rivera 
Coordinator for Media Unit
Tel. 202-623-2319

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