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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2012

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    Press accreditation for the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2012: The deadline for application was Thursday, 10 May 2012

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    pdf-icon MEDIA ADVISORY:  Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2012 (151 kB)

    pdf-icon Schedule of press conferences (37 kB)  (as of 25 May 2012)

    Information on booking press conferences


    • All accredited media will register onsite for the conference.  These MUST bring with them a printed copy of their APPROVED Media Accreditation form together with their valid photo ID.
    • Early registration is highly recommended in order to avoid delays.

    Registration opening hours:
    Saturday, 12 to Sunday, 13 May 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Monday, 14 to Saturday, 19 May 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday, 20 May 2012 - Registration will be closed.
    Monday, 21 to Friday, 25 May 2012 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Early registration 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).


    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.

    For more information, please visit the website of the Federal
    Foreign Office


    Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.

    Representatives who require assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn should contact:
    Tourismus & Congress GmbH
    Adenauerallee 131
    53113 Bonn
    Telephone:  +49 228 910 4170
    Fax:  +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.

Special Announcement

The President of the COP/CMP wishes to inform Parties that, following unsuccessful consultations among regional groups, the ADP will be invited to elect its officers in accordance with rules 51 and 52 of the draft rules of procedure being applied. The election of officers will take place during the plenary meeting of the ADP on Thursday, 24 May 2012. Please consult the CCTV monitors for the time. Information on the election procedures are available on the UNFCCC website at the following link

The latest update on elections is available at the elections page

Message to Group Chairs and Coordinators from the President of COP 17 and CMP 7

In light of the pdf-icon information note sent to Parties on 8 May, status reports previously available in the Daily Programme will now be available on the web on all bodies' respective pages. Please follow the following links to access the relevant status reports (SBI 36, SBSTA 36, AWG-KP 17, AWG-LCA 15 and ADP 1).

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