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Doha Climate Change Conference - November 2012

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    Press accreditation deadline was 21 November 2012.

    Media accreditation for UNFCCC conferences is strictly reserved for members of the press (print, photo, radio, TV, film, news agencies and online media) who represent a bona fide media organization (formally registered as a media organization in a country recognized by the United Nations General Assembly) and who have a proven track record of reporting for media organizations on international affairs, specifically climate change.

    Online accreditation is the official channel to obtain registration for the media for a conference or event. The secretariat will not accept accreditations via any other channel (e-mail, letter or fax).

    pdf-icon Frequently asked questions on accreditation (273 kB)


    All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the registration desk at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

    A valid photo ID in addition to the acknowledgement from the online registration system should be presented to registration staff.

    Registration hours

    • Saturday, 24 November and Sunday, 25 November 2012 from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
    • Monday, 26 November until Saturday, 1 December 2012 from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
    • Sunday, 2 December 2012 - Registration will be closed.
    • Monday, 3 December until Thursday, 6 December 2012 from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
    • Friday, 7 December 2012 from 8.00 a.m. to 6 00 p.m

    Media HospitalityTop

    COP 18/CMP 8's media service team is pleased to offer hospitality with many partner establishments to all COP 18/CMP 8 accredited media and press associates.  Please visit:

    Tours:  Members of the media are being given the exclusive opportunity to tour several sustainable and cultural initiatives in Qatar during COP 18/CMP 8 Doha. Tours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Visas and HotelsTop

    For information on the issuance of visas, hotel accommodation in Doha and other spects related to your participation at COP 18/CMP 8, kindly visit the host country websiteor go directly to the following website:

Press conference schedule

Tentative provisional press conference schedules
(updated daily)

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Information on booking press conferences

Please note:  all press conferences will be webcast live and available on-demand