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Bonn Climate Change Conference - April 2010

Bonn Climate Change Conference - April 2010

Information for members of the press

  • Opening press conference

    The opening UNFCCC press conference of the second round of Bonn UN Climate Change Talks in 2010 will take place on Monday, 31 May at 13:15 CEST at the Bonn Maritim hotel (Salon Haydn, second floor), following the morning plenary. The briefing with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer will be webcast live, as will all other press conferences during the meeting.

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    Press conferences will be held in Saal Reger in the Hotel Maritim

    Media must be accredited to attend the press conferences.

    Those journalists who cannot follow the press conferences on site will be able to watch them via webcast.

    Saturday, 10 April 2010
    Time Delegation/Organization
    11:00 Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)
    Sunday, 11 April 2010
    Time Delegation/Organization
    13:00 UNFCCC
    13:30 European Union
    14:00 Delegation of the United States
    14:30 Climate Action Network (CAN)


    • All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located at the Hotel Maritim.
    • A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.
    • Early registration is highly recommended to avoid delays.

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    Wednesday, 7 April until Sunday, 11 April, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Double registration for the sessions is not permitted (i.e., State representative and observer organization representative, or state representative and press/media representative).


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


    All foreign delegates entering the Federal Republic of Germany must have a valid passport. Participants requiring a visa for Germany, or a transit visa, are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate consular authorities as soon as this invitation is received. The issuance of a visa for the Schengen States may take up to two weeks from the date of submission of the visa application. To facilitate the issuance of a visa, a copy of this notification should be attached to the visa request. For more information, please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office (also available in French and Spanish).


    Participants who require assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn should contact: Tourismus & Congress GmbH Adenauerallee 131 D-53113 Bonn Telephone: +49 228 910 4170 Fax: +49 228 910 4177 E-mail:


    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 Bonn Climate Change Talks

    Conference Spokesperson
    Eric Hall
    Tel: +49 151 5433 2655

    Press accreditation/UNFCCC Interview Requests (Executive Secretary)
    Carrie Aßheuer
    Tel: +49 151 5433 2648

    Media Liaison
    John Hay
    Tel: +49 151 5433 2657

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