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UNFCCC Media Accreditation

The media accreditation for the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23) is open since 19 May 2017 and the deadline for applications is 31 August 2017. Online accreditation is the only official channel to obtain registration for the media.

More information on visas, registration and badges for media will be made available closer to the date of the conference.

Media Centre

A media centre, including an International Broadcast Centre (IBC), will be established at the venue providing facilities to fulfill the needs of Television and Radio Broadcasters and Press News Agencies.

Media Information Desk

An information desk for media will be located in the Media Centre. The staff will be happy to address queries from the media and will also make media advisories and other materials available to accredited press.

Interview requests

The UNFCCC can accept interview requests with Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and other UNFCCC officials. Send requests to: press@unfccc.int

When requesting an interview, please indicate your organization, name, position and submit a brief list of questions to be answered.

To arrange for an interview with delegations or UN agencies, please inquire at the Media Information Desk in the Media Centre.

Press Conferences

Press conferences conducted at UNFCCC meetings are open to all accredited media. Only registered government representatives and admitted observer organizations may hold a press conference. In addition, the UNFCCC secretariat briefs the press throughout the conference.



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