Your location: Home > Meetings > Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2013

Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2013

Information for members of the press

  • Press releases

    pdf-icon June UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn sees concrete progress toward new agreement and speeding up climate action (135 kB)

    pdf-icon At UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, one of three UNFCCC negotiating bodies suspends work (127 kB)

    pdf-icon Media statement by UNFCCC Executive Secretary on IEA report (100 kB)

    pdf-icon Next round of UN Climate Change talks start in Bonn, June 3 (134 kB)


    Media must be accredited in order to attend the sessions.  Information on accreditation.

    All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located in the Hotel Maritim.

    A valid photo ID should be presented at registration in order to issue the corresponding badge.

    Registration Times

    Saturday, 1 and Sunday, 2 June 2013 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Monday, 3 until Saturday, 8 June 2013 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Sunday, 9 June 2013 - Registration will be closed.
    Monday, 10 until Thursday, 13 June 2013 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Friday, 14 June 2013 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Early registration on Saturday, 1 or Sunday, 2 June 2013, is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the sessions.

    Press conferencesTop

    pdf-icon Provisional press conference schedule (37 kB)

    Please send requests for press conferences to pressconf(at)

    Information on booking press conferences


    Badges are essential in order for participants to gain access to the premises. 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 an entry or transit visa are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate consular authorities as soon as this notification 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).

    Please note that the European Union has introduced new procedures on the issuance of Schengen visas. Kindly refer to the links below for further information.


    Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.

    A new service is being offered by the city of Bonn concerning accommodation and public transport.

    Hotel bookings placed through the link to the City of Bonn's designated page for the sessions includes a free public transportation ticket for the city and the region of Bonn (Verbund Rhein Sieg). The print-at-home PDF ticket is valid for the duration of the hotel stay of the delegate. The ticket will be sent automatically along with the hotel reservation confirmation..

    For further assistance, please contact:
    Telephone: +49 (0)2 28/ 910 41 33


    Participants are strongly recommended to obtain comprehensive 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.

    In the interest of the security and safety of all participants and the smooth running of the sessions, the Convention secretariat reserves the right to deny and/or restrict access to the conference premises, or to request registered participants to leave the premises. The Convention 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.

Press conferences

pdf-icon Provisional press conference schedule (37 kB)  (as of 11 June 2013)