Media accreditation is now open for the highly anticipated 15th BRICS Summit, set to take place at the prestigious Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton, Johannesburg, from 22 to 24 August 2023. With a theme centered around “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development, and Inclusive Multilateralism,” this Summit promises to be a pivotal event for both the BRICS nations and the African continent as a whole.
The BRICS Summit, an annual gathering of leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, serves as a platform to discuss and strategize on important global issues, with a particular focus on economic cooperation, trade, and development. The 15th edition of this prestigious event will bring together influential figures from politics, business, and academia, providing an exceptional opportunity for networking, collaboration, and dialogue.
To cover this significant event, journalists, reporters, and media practitioners are invited to apply for media accreditation. Only bona fide media professionals will be considered for accreditation. Successful applicants will need to present a valid ID or passport, along with a press card or an assignment letter from their respective editors upon collecting their accreditation cards.
It is important to note that journalists using passports for identification must ensure that their passports are valid for at least 30 days beyond the expected date of arrival in South Africa. Additionally, a minimum of two unused pages in the passport is required when presented for endorsement.
In order to ensure a smooth accreditation process, it is imperative that all fields in the media accreditation form be accurately filled. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. Media practitioners can access the accreditation form on the official website of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) at mrs.gcis.gov.za.
The media accreditation process aims to streamline access to the Summit, ensuring that journalists have the necessary credentials to cover the event effectively. As the Summit represents a unique convergence of ideas, innovation, and progress, accredited media professionals will be granted unparalleled access to exclusive events, high-level discussions, and press conferences featuring influential world leaders and dignitaries.
The 15th BRICS Summit is expected to generate substantial interest and media coverage globally. With South Africa serving as the host nation, the Summit offers a significant platform for showcasing the country’s potential, economic prowess, and commitment to inclusive growth in partnership with the BRICS countries.
In addition to the Summit’s focus on BRICS collaboration, the theme “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development, and Inclusive Multilateralism” highlights the importance of fostering greater economic ties between the BRICS nations and Africa. The Summit aims to explore opportunities for enhanced trade, investment, and cooperation, while addressing common challenges and pursuing sustainable development across the region.
The media accreditation process is a crucial step in ensuring accurate and comprehensive reporting of the 15th BRICS Summit. Journalists interested in covering this influential event are encouraged to complete the accreditation form promptly to secure their participation. The deadline for media accreditation applications is [insert deadline date].
As the Summit approaches, the world eagerly anticipates the outcomes and agreements that will emerge from this gathering of global leaders. South Africa stands ready to host a memorable Summit that will shape the trajectory of economic cooperation and development within the BRICS framework, as well as foster stronger ties between BRICS and the African continent.