Journalists interested to attend the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil must be accredited and it is open until April 29, according to a Brazilian embassy official in Monrovia.
A partnership between the Federal Government and the city government of Rio de Janeiro, the Media Center will assist journalists from around the world, accredited or not by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by providing work facilities, up-to-date information and a diversified agenda of events.
Interested journalists must check for further information at: www.riomediacenter.com.br/en/.
The Rio Media Center is the reference center for those accredited or not by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to cover the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Meanwhile, according to Brazilian Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Luiz dos Santos, any Liberian traveling to Brazil must ensure that he has a round trip ticket, and must have purchased a ticket for at least one of the games.
Journalists with credentials for the Rio Media Center will have access to vast journalistic and cultural program. The venue will host press conferences with authorities and athletes, operational briefings, presentations and workshops, movie sessions, cultural events and press tours.
The two steps are as follows: register at the Rio Media Center website, and then enter the accreditation environment.