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Bangkok Climate Change Conference - August 2012

Bangkok Climate Change Conference - August 2012


Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    Press accreditation for Bangkok is closed.  Please note: the deadline for accreditation was 28 August 2012.  Late accreditation is NOT possible.  In addition, no media will be accredited on-site at the conference premises.

    RegistrationTop

    All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the registration desk located in ESCAP.

    A valid photo ID in addition to the acknowledgement from the online registration system should be presented to registration staff.

    Early registration on Tuesday, 28 and Wednseday, 29 August 2012 is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the sessions.

    Registration times:
    *  Tuesday, 28 and Wednesday, 29 August 2012 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    *  Thursday, 30 August to Wednesday, 5 September 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Double registration for the session is not permitted (i.e. registration as a State representative and an observer organization representative or as a State representative and a presslmedia representative)

    Press conferencesTop

    Press conferences will be given on Wednesday afternoon, 5 September 2012
    Location: Theatre (UNCC)

    Schedule - Wednesday, 5 September
    Time Delegation/Organization
    12:30 Third World Network: Equity and Ambition Group from Bangkok to Doha
    13:15 UNFCCC
    14:00 European Union
    14:30 Delegation of the United States
    15:00 Climate Action Network (CAN)

    BadgesTop

    Press badges issued at previous UNFCCC conferences do not remain valid. Members of the press must be accredited for each meeting.

    Badges are essential in order for participants to gain access to the premises. They are issued only on the basis of approved accreditation applications. For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badges at all
    times.

    VisasTop

    All foreign delegates entering the Kingdom of Thailand must have a valid passport.  Participants who require an entry or transit visa are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate consular authorities.

    HotelsTop

    Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements. Hotels in Bangkok

    DisclaimerTop

    Participants are strongly recommended to obtain comprehensive international medical insurance for the period of participation. The United Nations and the UNFCCC
    secretariat disclaim all responsibility for medical, accident and travel insurance, for compensation for death or disability, for loss of, or damage to, personal property, and for any other costs or losses that may be incurred during travel time or the period of participation.

    In the interest of the security and safety of all participants and the smooth running of the sessions, the UNFCCC secretariat reserves the right to deny andlor restrict access to the conference premises, or to request registered participants to leave the premises. The UNFCCC secretariat shall not be responsible for any or all expenses incurred by nominated
    participants who are requested to leave the premises, or refused registration or access to the sessions for which they have been nominated and/or registered as participants.