Media Representative Accreditation Rules for the Russian Energy Week 2019
- General Provisions
- Media Representative Accreditation
- Accreditation Rejections
- Rights and Obligations of FINOPOLIS 2018 Accredited Media Representatives
1.1. Accreditation of media representatives (hereinafter, the ‘media’) at the Russian Energy Week (hereinafter, the ‘REW’) is conducted in order to create the necessary conditions for professional activities for preparation and dissemination of complete and authentic information about REW events.
1.2. The media need to be accredited to be able to work at any REW events.
1.3. In conducting their professional activities, the media must respect the rights and legitimate interests of REW participants and staff and comply with generally accepted ethical standards.
1.4. The number of media representatives that may take part in the REW is limited because of the organizers’ desire to ensure for all media the most convenient working environment and quick access to all the requisite resources, given the substantial interest in the event on the part of the media and the limited infrastructure capacity available at the event venue.
1.5. The REW Organizing Committee may increase the quota based on an official request from a media organization, subject to there being a well-justified reason for such increase.
2.1. Accreditation procedure
Both Russian and international media may file a REW registration application, subject to the following:
- Russian media organizations must be registered with the Federal Supervisory Service for Telecommunications, Information Technology and Communications (hereinafter, ‘Roskomnadzor’);
- International media representatives:
– if working permanently in the Russian Federation, must be accredited with the Russian Foreign Ministry;
– if not accredited with the Russian Foreign Ministry, in addition to an application on the official website, it is necessary to apply to the Russian Foreign Ministry for temporary accreditation.).
2.2. Media accreditation quotas
- Print publications:
✔ newspapers – 3 (2 correspondents, 1 photographer);
✔ magazines – 2 (1 correspondent, 1 photographer).
- News agencies – 4 (2 correspondents, 2 photographers).
- Electronic media (including blogs) – 2 (1 correspondent, 1 operator).
- TV broadcasting companies – 7 (2 correspondents, 1 producer, 2 cameramen, 2 sound engineers).
- Radio broadcasting companies – 2 (2 correspondents).
The number of media representatives of REW information partners is to be determined in accordance with information partnership agreements.
2.3. Accreditation application filing and processing
- Media representatives wishing to take part covering REW events, as well as specialized media representatives wishing to take part in covering a trade REW business event, must file an accreditation application (hereinafter, the ‘application’) via the official REW website (www.rusenergyweek.com/en).
- All application fields must be filled in, with special attention paid to mandatory fields marked with an asterisk.
- Applications via the official REW website may be filed from 19 August to 20 September 2019.
- Application processing time: from ten calendar days following the deadline for accepting media registration applications.
- Accreditation of media representatives is valid for all REW days.
2.4. Media accreditation badge issue
- Media representatives will receive accreditation badges subject to approval of their registration application by the REW Organizing Committee.
- Accreditation badges will be issued at accreditation desks in Moscow. Accreditation desk locations and opening hours will be posted on the official REW website. (www.rusenergyweek.com/en).
- Accreditation badges will only be issued subject to the following conditions:
✔ a confirmed accreditation stored in the REW database;
✔ upon showing the passport (the passport number must match the number listed in the registration questionnaire), as well as:
The following documents might be requested:
✔ Russian media – an ID issued by the news organization;
✔ international media – Russian Foreign Ministry accreditation card.
- The badge is personal and non-transferable during the REW. Please wear your badge visibly at all times when at the REW venue.
- No other accreditation cards are valid for access to the REW venue.
- If an accreditation badge is misplaced, lost or stolen, the media representative must immediately report this to any information desk. The lost badge will be blocked. A duplicate will be issued upon a written request.
2.5. Rules for accessing REW events
- Media representatives must be accredited to be able to work at any REW events.
- Media representatives will be given access to all REW public events. The organizers reserve the right to permit access to certain Forum events according to the media pool system.
- Media representatives’ technical staff may gain access in accordance with the regulations for technical staff access to the REW venue.
The REW Organizing Committee may refuse accreditation:
- to any persons that are not media representatives or do not hold positions listed in Clause 2.2 hereof;
- to any media representatives specializing in publications of a strictly advertising, reference of a narrowly specialized nature that is not related to the REW topic, other than trade publications;
- The REW Organizing Committee reserves the right to refuse accreditation without giving a reason.
4.1. Media representatives accredited at the REW may:
- use any services intended for facilitating the work of journalists or press service employees;
- receive information on official REW events and exhibitions (press releases, a business programme, etc.);
- work at the REW Press Centre during official events and use the REW Press Centre infrastructure;
- attend press conferences, news briefings or any other press events.
4.2. Media representatives accredited at the REW must:
- fact-check any information they report;
- meet requests from persons providing information to include a reference to the source;
- when obtaining information from private individuals or officials, inform them about audio or video recording, filming or photo shooting;
- in conducting their professional activities, show a badge or any other document certifying the journalist’s identity and authority;
- not use their professional capabilities to hide information or fake socially important data, or collect information for the benefit of a third person or party that is not a media organization;
- suspend (stop) photo/video shooting at the request of REW security staff;
- not distribute any print materials at the REW venue without approval from the REW Organizing Committee;
- when using official information or quoting statements made by REW participants, comply with the REW Reference Policy, i.e., any finished copy must mention the REW and the information source, while electronic media must include a link to the official REW website (www.rusenergyweek.com/en); no modifications, additions or distortions may be made to any copied (quoted) information.