/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Accreditation at the XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie/

    QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The 12th Conference of Heads of State
and Government of Countries Using French as a Common Language will be held
from October 17 to 19, 2008, in Quebec City. Media representatives who wish to
cover the event are asked to read the following information. Please note that
the media will also be able to cover the Conférence ministérielle de la
Francophonie October 14 and 15.

    The deadline for media accreditation applications has been extended to
                             September 25, 2008.

    The procedure and the accreditation and accommodation forms, as well as
the host broadcaster's rate card, can be downloaded from the website at:

    A complete guide to Summit coverage can be found at the following


    - Journalists, camera operators and technicians who wish to cover Summit
      activities must obtain media accreditation by completing the Media
      Accreditation Form, available on the website.
    - Applications for accreditation must be received no later than
      September 25, 2008. After that date, applications may be refused.


    - Rooms have been set aside for media representatives. In order to
      confirm their accommodation, they must complete the Pre-Reservation
      Form, also available on the Summit website, and attach it to the Media
      Accreditation Form.
    - Media representatives are responsible for all charges related to their
      travel, stay and accommodation.

    Host Broadcaster's services and rate card

    To find out what services are provided by the host broadcaster and the
proposed fees, media representatives must refer to the Host Broadcaster's
Services and rate card document, also available in the Summit website.

    Important dates

    Subject                                          Deadline
    Media accreditation                              September 25, 2008
    Request for additional services and equipment    September 8, 2008

    For requests or information, please contact:

    Martin Brie
    Senior Manager - Press Centre and Relations with Host Broadcaster
    Telephone: 1-418-649-3363
    Fax: 1-418-649-3254
    Email: martin.brie@francophoniequebec2008.qc.ca

    Secrétariat d'organisation du XIIe Sommet de la Francophonie
    Communications Division
    Parc Samuel-Holland, Building 1
    1245, chemin Sainte-Foy, Room 300
    Quebec City, Quebec
    CANADA G1S 4P2

For further information:

For further information: Martin Brie, Senior Manager - Press Centre and
Relations with Host Broadcaster, (418) 649-3363, Fax: (418) 649-3254,

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