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Bangkok Climate Change Conference - September 2009

Bangkok Climate Change Conference - September 2009

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    Bona fide representatives of the national and international media can apply for accreditation to the conference. Only one accreditation is required and will cover participation in the sessions of both ad hoc working groups.

    For information on completing the accreditation process, please visit the press and media accreditation section
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    pdf-icon Frequently asked questions about accreditation (83 kB)

    All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located at the UNCC (UNESCAP).

    • A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.

    • Early registration on Saturday, 26 September 2009, is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the sessions.


    Registration times:

    Saturday, 26 September to Sunday, 27 September 2009
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Monday, 28 September until Friday, 9 October 2009
    8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (please note: the premises are closed on Sunday, 4 October, unless otherwise announced)


    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 accreditation as a media professional representing a bona fide media organizations.

    For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badges at all times.

    Media arrangementsTop

    pdf-icon Media arrangements: Bangkok 2009 (135 kB)

    Press conferenceTop

    A press conference room is available. Please send requests to
    Additional information on press conferences

    Use of cameras and audio/video recording devices at UNFCCC sessionsTop

    Use of cameras and audio/video recording devices by participants at sessions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and other meetings and workshops - pdf-icon pdf (24 kB)


    Participants are strongly recommended to obtain international medical insurance for the period of participation.

    The United Nations and the Convention 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.


    UNFCCC Communications Team at the Bangkok Climate Change Talks

    Conference Spokesperson
    Mr. Eric Hall
    Tel: +66 81 925 0238

    Media Coordination
    Mr. Alexander Saier
    Tel: +66 81 870 7144

    Media Liaison
    Mr. John Hay
    Tel: +66 81 987 4706

    UNFCCC Interview Requests (Executive Secretary)
    Ms. Carrie Aßheuer
    Tel: +66 81 923 9574

    Press accreditation
    Ms. Ichaya Methasate
    Tel: +66 2 288 1482
    Mobile: +66 86 508 1579

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