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Canada will host a meeting of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on February 5-6, 2010. The meeting will commence with a working dinner on Friday and conclude with a joint press conference for G7 Finance Ministers in the early afternoon on Saturday.

Media representatives planning to cover these meetings must be registered, accredited and hold a valid G7 media identification badge to have access to the facilities.

Accreditation is open to all bona fide news organizations. Freelance media representatives must be sponsored by a recognized news organization and attach a letter of assignment to the accreditation form.

For accreditation purposes, all media representatives are requested to complete an online registration form available at (Username: MediaFMM2010)
before January 25, 2010
. In addition to personal data, the following information will be required to complete your online registration:

  • A digital photograph
  • Image File Format: JPEG format
  • Image resolution: 300 pixels in width x 350 pixels in height (minimum size) or larger size, keeping the same width/height ratio.
  • A letter of credentialsfrom the Director/Editor in Chief of the media organization, on official letterhead and duly signed. Please also note that the letter file format should be JPEG or PDF.

Registrants are not required to submit a passport-type photograph or a photograph that has been taken by a professional photographer. However, the photograph must meet the following criteria:

  • Show a full front view of head and shoulders.
  • Use a plain, contrasting background without shadows.
  • Do not wear a hat. Eyes should be clearly visible and should not appear to be red.
  • The photo should have been taken within the last six (6) months.
  • Size: the photo should be no larger than 45 mm (531 pixel) x 57 mm (673 pixel) (1 3/4" x 2 1/4"). The head in the photograph must be at least 30 mm (354 pixel) (1 3/16") high. Photo should be saved in JPG format, named LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME-DATEOFBIRTH.jpg.
  • Digitally produced photos are acceptable provided all other requirements are met.


Accreditation confirmation will be issued only after a security screening performed by the Canadian government competent authorities and confirmed by national governments. ID badges will be available for collection beginning on Thursday, February 4, 2010 on at the Frobisher Inn, Astro Hill Terrace, Iqaluit, Nunavut, from 09:00 until 19:00.