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Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2014

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    The deadline for accreditation was Monday, 2 June 2014.
    Late applications may still be submitted and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If the applicant's credentials meet UN criteria and there is space, the accreditation will be processed. There is, however, no guarantee that it will be possible to allow access to the conference for late applicants.

    Information on accreditation
    pdf-icon FAQs (274 kB)


    All participants are requested upon arrival at the Conference venue to proceed to the registration desk in order to collect their badges to access the conference premises.

    A valid photo ID in addition to the fast-track pass generated from the online registration system should be presented to registration staff.

    Registration times:
    • Monday, 2 June, and Tuesday, 3 June 2014, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday, 4 June, until Sunday, 8 June 2014, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    The Conference venue, including the registration desk, will be closed on Monday, 9 June 2014
    • Tuesday, 10 June, until Saturday, 14 June 2014, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sunday, 15 June 2014, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Early registration on Monday, 2 June, and Tuesday, 3 June 2014, is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the sessions.

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

    Press conferencesTop

    Salon Haydn will serve as the press conference room during the conference.  Press conferences are webcasted live and available on-demand, unless otherwise noted. 

    Requests for press conferences may be sent to pressconf(at)

    To book a press conference room


    A badge is needed 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 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)


    Media representatives accredited to cover UNFCCC meetings are responsible for their own travel and hotel bookings.

    The City of Bonn offers an accommodation and public transport package. Hotel bookings placed through the City of Bonn designated web 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 encouraged 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 are refused registration or access to the sessions for which they have been nominated and/or registered as participants.

Press Conferences

pdf-icon Tentative, provisional draft press conference schedule (39 kB) - as of 15 June 2014 (please check CCTV in the conference venue for the most up-to-date information)

Live SB 40 schedule (daily)