South Africa will host the XV BRICS Summit at the Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton, Johannesburg, from 22 to 24 August 2023.
The Summit will take place under the theme: “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development and Inclusive Multilateralism”.
Only bona fide media practitioners may apply for media accreditation. Collection of accreditation cards will be subject to the presentation of a valid ID/Passport and a press card or letter of assignment from the editor.
Journalists using passports as identification should note that passports should be valid for at least 30 days beyond the expected date of arrival in South Africa. At least two pages must be unused when the passport is presented for endorsement.
All fields in the media accreditation form must be filled. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. The accreditation form is available here: https://mrs.gcis.gov.za/.
The deadline for media accreditation is 11 August 2023. The deadline will not be extended, and late applications will not be accepted.
Media accreditation cards will be collected from the Radisson Blu Gautrain hotel in Sandton on a date to be confirmed. Once issued, the accreditation cards will not be transferable.
For more information, please visit the official 15th BRICS Summit website, https://www.brics2023.gov.za.
Enquiries on the media accreditation process:
Nelson Kgwete: +27 76 431 3078, KgweteN@dirco.gov.za
Kgopotso Rapakuana: +27 73 058 3876, RapakuanaK@dirco.gov.za
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