The Steering Committee of PressPoint, composed by representatives of all entities involved in the project, met on the afternoon of Wednesday 12 at the headquarter of Communication Management of Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) to discuss aspects important in the implementation of the Center. The main topics discussed were the logistics of PressPoint before and during the World Cup, the process of accreditation of professionals interested and the launching ceremony of the Centre.
The Steering Committee decided that PressPoint will be officially launched on April 28. On that occasion, a public ceremony will be held at UFRN attended by representatives of all entities involved in the project and correspondents of foreign press members of the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in Brazil, partner of the Center .
The Committee also appointed an internal committee consisting of representatives of the Communication Management and the School of Communication of the University, which will examine requests for accreditation by Brazilian and foreign press professionals.
The PressPoint UFRN is an initiative of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in partnership with the State Government , the City of Natal, the Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Norte and the Brazilian Support Service for Small and Medium Enterprises of Rio Grande do Norte (Sebrae-RN).