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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2005

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2005

Information for members of the press

  • Registration

    • Only one registration is required and will cover participation in the sessions of the subsidiary bodies and the seminar of governmental experts.
    • All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located in the
      Hotel Maritim.
    • Press badges may be collected upon presentation of a valid press card and two photo IDs (passport, driver's license, work ID, etc.) or a photo press pass from the United Nations in New York, Geneva, Vienna, or Nairobi.
    • Double accreditation is not allowed (e.g. as press and delegate, or as press and NGO).

    Registration Timetable:

    • Saturday, 14 May from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

      Sunday, 15 May from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

      From Monday, 16 May until Friday, 27 May from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.


    • Press badges issued at previous UNFCCC conferences do not remain valid. Members of the press must be accredited for each meeting.
    • Badges are essential in order for participants to gain access to the premises. Press badges allow access to the entire conference venue and all public meetings and sessions, unless otherwise indicated for security reasons.

    Media servicesTop

    Services will be made available to the press during the period of the seminar.


    • All foreign participants entering the Federal Republic of Germany must have a valid passport. In addition, in order to ensure customs clearance for any special audio-visual equipment carried or imported by broadcasting teams, early contact with the consular authorities of Germany is strongly advised to allow sufficient time for processing before departure for Germany.
    • For more information, please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office (also available in French and Spanish).


    Please note that journalists accredited to cover the meetings are responsible for their own travel and hotel bookings. Those who require assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn may contact:
    Tourismus & Congress GmbH
    Adenauerallee 131
    53113 Bonn
    Telephone: (49-228) 910-4170
    Telefax: (49-228) 910-4177


    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 this context, it is strongly recommended to obtain international medical insurance for the period of participation.