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2023 World Scout Jamboree Temporary Press Center in Seoul

As Jamboree participants are moving to other locations
from their Saemangeum campsite due to Typhoon
Khanun’s expected landfall in Korea, a temporary press
center will begin operating in Seoul to support journalists’
coverage of the 25th World Scout Jamboree in a convenient
□ Duration: 12:00 p.m. Aug. 8 (Tue.), 2023 to 18:00 p.m.
Aug. 12 (Sat.)
□ Location: Multipurpose Hall, the KOCIS Center, 10th
floor of the Korea Press Center Building (124
Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul)
*The Saemangeum Press Center will continue to be in
operation. (09:00 a.m to 18:00 p.m)/Contact info:
Organizing Committee’s External Cooperation
Department (063) 583-6357□ Operating Facilities: Press Briefing Room (10th floor)
and Video Briefing Room (20th floor) Free WIFI
□ Operating Hours: 08:00 a.m.-20:00 p.m. (If necessary, the
hours will be extended.)
□ Eligibility: Journalists who possess press AD cards
issued by the World Jamboree Organizing Committee
and those who register for one on-site
- For on-site AD card issuance, journalists must present a
valid press card and provide some personal
information on a form.
l Please be advised that journalists must carry their
press card at all times as regular verification may be
necessary. Those who already hold an AD card will
also have to show their press card the first time they
enter the press center.
□ Assistance offered: official briefings, press releases
□ Contact info: KOCIS Center & the World Jamboree
Organizing Committee’s PR team (02) 731-1590
* Parking is available in the underground parking garage
of the Korea Press Center Building for a charge. (3,000
won/30 min., 6,600 won/60 min.)<Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree Media Coverage
◈ Respect the privacy of participants and, when covering
related events, refrain from taking pictures and videos
that might make them feel uncomfortable.
◈ Prior to interviewing participants and related officials,
they must be notified and grant permission.
◈ One-on-one interviews with young Scouts are not
allowed. Two adults must be present before young
Scouts can be spoken to.
◈ Coverage may be restricted should journalists fail to
follow requests made by the accompanying guides.
<Guidelines on Off-site Media Coverage>
Remember the privacy and Safe from Harm guidelines
- Before photographing or filming any young Scouts, get
their consent.
- If consent is not provided, only photos from the back
that conceal faces are allowed.
- Do not ask for, print or disclose the last names, phonenumbers, email addresses, social media accounts or
other personal details of young people under 18.
- Do not photograph or film young people in vulnerable
circumstances (crying, sleeping, injured, hospitalized, etc.).
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