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6-17 Nov 2017, Bonn



Navigate all the essential information about the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn.

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COP 23 will host many side events and exhibits by Parties (governments), non-Party stakeholders and the UNFCCC secretariat. These events and exhibits will take place in the “Bonn Zone”, making it a major hub for showcasing climate action, knowledge-sharing, capacity-building and networking.

All applications for official side events and exhibits at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2), to be held in November 2017, will be received through the Side Events and Exhibits Online Registration System (SEORS).

During the opening period of SEORS, a button will appear on the SEORS webpage.

The Bonn Zone will be open from Monday, 6 November until Friday, 17 November 2017, including Sunday, 12 November.

The timing of the application period differs according to the type of applicants.

For more information on the application procedure for side events and exhibits please refer to the table below.

For assistance in promoting an activity related to the conference outside the official conference venue, please consult this website by the City of Bonn.

Eligibility Application procedure Selection authority Location
  • Parties to the Convention partnering with observer organizations
  • IGO/ NGO observer organizations

The application period will be from Tuesday, 18 July 2017 at 10 a.m. Central European Time until Friday, 21 July 2017 at 5 p.m. Central European Time on SEORS

UNFCCC Bonn Zone
  • UN system organizations and specialized agencies
Through UN system coordination with the UNFCCC secretariat UN system coordination Bonn Zone
  • Non-admited entities
The application period is planned for late August/ early September 2017. More information about the application period, selection criteria and deadlines will soon be made available here Details to be announced soon Bonn Zone

Organizers, speakers and other participants must be registered for the conference as representatives of Parties or admitted observer organizations to ensure that they are granted access to the conference venue. Information on registration is available here.

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