Closing press conference
The closing UNFCCC press conference of the second round of Bonn UN Climate Change Talks in 2010 will
take place on Friday, 11 June at 13:15 CEST at the Bonn Maritim hotel (Salon Haydn, first floor),
following the morning plenary. The briefing with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer will be webcast
live, as will all other press conferences during the meeting.
Bona fide representatives of the national and international media can apply for accreditation to the
conference. Only one accreditation is required and will cover participation in the sessions of both ad
hoc working groups.
For information on completing the accreditation process, please visit the press and media
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Frequently asked questions about accreditation (83 kB)
- All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located
in the Hotel Maritim.
- A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.
- As of Saturday, 29 May, the "no registration, no access"rule will be strictly applied and
will be enforced throughout the period of the sessions.
- Early registration on Saturday, 29 May, is highly recommended in order to avoid delays.
Saturday, 29 May to Sunday, 30 May 2010, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, 31 May to Friday, 11 June 2010, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
* except for Sunday, 6 June 2010
Double registration for the session is not permitted (i.e., State representative and observer
organization representative, or state representative and press/media representative).
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. They are issued only on
the basis of accreditation as a media professional representing a bona fide media organization.
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 this invitation 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
For more information, please visit the website of the German Federal Foreign
Office (also available in French and Spanish).
Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.
For assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn, please contact:
Tourismus & Congress GmbH
Telephone: +(49 228) 910 4170
Telefax: +(49 228) 910 4177
Participants are strongly recommended to obtain 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 security and safety of all participants and the smooth development 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, refused registration or access to the sessions for which they
have been nominated and/or registered as participants.
UNFCCC Communications Team at the Bonn Climate Change Talks
Tel: (+49-172) 259-0443
Tel: (+49-172) 179-8835
Tel: (+49-151) 2774-1632
Tel: (+49-172) 258-6944
UNFCCC Interview Requests (Executive Secretary)
Tel: (+49-172) 179-8836
Media Training Workshop
Tel: (+49-151) 2774-1633