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Geneva Climate Change Conference - February 2015

Information for members of the press

  • Accreditation

    Media accreditation for this meeting will be handled by the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG).  Requests for accreditation will be processed until close of business on Friday, 6 February and resume on Monday morning, 9 February.

    For further information on completing the accreditation process, please visit the media accreditation section on the UNOG website.


    Upon arrival at the conference venue, all participants are requested to proceed to the registration desk at the Pregny Gate, which will be open from Thursday, 5 February, to Friday, 13 February 2015.

    A valid passport or a nationally approved identification card should be presented to registration staff.

    Registration times:

    • Thursday, 5 February, to Saturday, 7 February 2015, from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
    • Sunday, 8 February, to Friday, 13 February 2015, from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
    Early registration (by Saturday, 7 February 2015) is highly recommended to avoid delays on the first day of the session.

    Please be aware that double registration is not permitted (i.e. as a Party representative and an observer organization representative, or as an observer organization
    representative and a press/media representative).

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    It is essential to have an official conference badge in order to gain access to the premises. For security reasons, participants are requested to wear their badges visibly at all times.


    pdf-icon Visa information for participants (see Annex III)


    Participants are strongly recommended 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 be incurred during travel time or the period of participation.

    In the interest of security and safety of all participants and the smooth running of the session, 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 refused registration or access to the session for which they have been nominated and/or registered as participants.

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