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Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2008

Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2008

Information for members of the press

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    Press conference scheduleTop

    All press conferences will be webcast live and on demand

    Monday, 2 June 2008
    Time Delegation/Organization
    13.45 - 14.15 UNFCCC Executive Secretary and Chairs of the ad hoc Working Groups
    14.15 - 14.45 Climate Action Network
    Thursday, 5 June 2008
    Time Delegation/Organization
    11:00 - 11:30 UNEP: World Environment
    Launch of report: "Kick the Habit - A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality"
    Friday, 6 June 2008
    Time Delegation/Organization
    13:30 - 14:00 Climate Action Network (CAN)
    Friday, 13 June 2008
    Time Delegation/Organization
    13.15 - 13.45 UNFCCC Executive Secretary and Chairs of the Subsidiary Bodies
    13.45 - 14.15 Climate Action Network (CAN)


    Start the application process by submitting the online accreditation form.

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

    For information on completing the accreditation process, please visit the press and media accreditation section.


    • All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located in the Hotel Maritim.
    • As of Saturday, 31 May 2008, the "no registration, no access" rule shall be strictly applied and will be enforced throughout the period of the sessions.
    • Early registration on Saturday, 31 May, is highly recommended to avoid delays.

    Registration timesTop

    • Saturday, 31 May, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Sunday, 1 June, from 8.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • From Monday, 2 June, until Friday, 13 June, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Double registration for the session 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 a letter of nomination from Parties, observer States or observer organizations, or bona fide media organizations. 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 possible. The issuance of a visa for the Schengen States may take up to two weeks from the date of submission of the visa application. For more information, please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office (also available in French and Spanish).


    Representatives who require assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn should contact:

    Tourismus & Congress GmbH
    Adenauerallee 131
    53113 Bonn
    Telephone: +(49 228) 910 4170
    Telefax: +(49 228) 910 4177


    UNFCCC Communications Team in Bonn

    • Mr. John Hay, Conference Spokesperson, mobile: +49 172 258 6944
    • Mr. Alexander Saier, Media Coordinator, mobile: +49 172 179 8835
    • Ms. Carrie Assheuer, Interview requests (UNFCCC officials), mobile: +49 172 179 8835
    • Mr. Sébastien Lauer, Press accreditation, mobile: +49 151 5433-2322


Get the provisional agendas for the meetings.