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Bonn Climate Change Conference

Bonn Climate Change Conference - June 2015

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    The online system is the only official channel to obtain registration for UNFCCC conferences.  Please go to the online system to apply.

    Information on accreditation
    pdf-icon FAQs (220 kB)


    Registration will take place on-site at the conference venue.  Please proceed to the registration desk, which will be open from Saturday, 30 May, to Thursday, 11 June 2015, during the hours indicated below, to collect your badge.

    • Saturday, 30 May, and Sunday, 31 May 2015 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Monday, 1 June until Saturday, 6 June 2015 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • The Conference venue, as well as Registration, will be closed on Sunday, 7 June 2015
    • Monday, 8 June, until Thursday, 11 June 2015 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Early registration on Saturday, 30 May, and Sunday, 31 May 2015, is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the sessions.

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

    Book a press conference roomTop

    Advance requests for press conferences can be accepted on the understanding that it is not yet possible to book press conferences in our meeting room system. Your request will be kept on file, and confirmed when we are able to schedule.

    Please send requests for press conferences to: pressconf(at)

    More information


    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 participants 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 possible. The issuance of a visa for 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)


    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 include a free public transportation ticket for the city of Bonn and the region (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 with the hotel reservation confirmation.
    For further assistance, use the following contact information:
    Telephone: +49 (0) 228/ 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 beincurred 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 Draft provisional tentative schedule (39 kB) of press conferences (updated 10 June 2015)

Please consult the CCTV monitors or the live meetings schedule for the latest information