Press Centre

A permanent conference and press centre for the duration of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union have been set up in the National and University Library (NSK).


Ulica Hrvatske Bratske Zajednice 4, 10000 Zagreb

Media centre - NSK


The Croatian Presidency is committed to promoting sustainability. We, therefore, recommend that all attendees use public transport. The NSK has excellent public transport connections (please consult practical information).

Media Entrance

Media representatives can enter the NSK by the Southeast Entrance. Right behind the security check in the entrance area, you will find the #eu2020hr media accreditation desk. The press center is nearby as well.

Opening Hours

The Media Centre is open from 15.00 to 21.00 on the evening before each meeting. On meeting days, it opens at 7.00 and closes four hours after the last press conference. The #eu2020hr media accreditation desk opens no later than 2 hours before each event open to the media.

Nearby Parking

  • Javna Garaža Petrinjska,
    Petrinjska ul. 59, 10000 Zagreb
  • Prisavlje WePark
    Parking Ul. Trnjanska struga VI, 10000 Zagreb
  • Paromlinska - Glavni Kolodvor
    Koturaška ul. 1A, 10000 Zagreb

Information Desk / IT Helpdesk / Meeting Point

An information desk/IT helpdesk/meeting point has been set up on the ground floor. It offers the following services:

  • general information
  • daily agenda and updates
  • registration for pool sessions
  • technical support


The press centre has briefing rooms, workstations for media representatives and offers the following equipment:

  • desks and chairs
  • 220V power supply at each workstation
  • Wi-Fi
  • limited number of LAN access points
  • limited number of ISDN access points
  • limited number of permanent laptops in the media centre
  • black and white printer
  • CCTV screens
  • limited number of lockers
  • lounge area

Stand-Up Positions

The press centre has outdoor positions and indoor positions. Bookings can be made directly with the host broadcaster.


A cafeteria and the entrance to the catering area are located near the press centre. You can pick up free snacks and drinks here during the media centre opening hours.

Please Note

During the Croatian Presidency, video recordings, audio recordings and photos featuring attendees may be taken. This material may be shared by the Croatian Presidency or the Croatian Government including on their websites or social media channels.By attending events, attendees agree to this material being published without restrictions.

Workstations in the media centres are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Event organisers are unable to reserve workstations for media representatives. One hour after the start of an event, the Croatian Presidency team will remove from unoccupied workstations any reserved signs placed there by media representatives.

The Croatian Presidency assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to property.

Taking photos or making recordings of confidential documents or other property belonging to attendees (including with mobile phones) is strictly forbidden. Under no circumstances are security staff to be filmed or photographed.

The Press Centre persinnel reserves the right, should the need arise, to confiscate accreditation badges and thus revoke accreditation.

Items which are not allowed in the building in accordance with the conference centre house rules or the rules laid down by the security authorities may be handed over for safekeeping to the security team members in the entrance area on Level 0. The items will be stored in safe bags and may be collected when leaving the building simply by presenting the tear-off slip given to you in exchange for the item. Lost property will be kept at the information desk of the permanent conference and press centre for a maximum duration of five working days. If the owner can be identified, the organisational team of the Croatian Presidency will contact the owner. Any uncollected items will be handed over to the Lost and Found Service of the City of Zagreb.