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COP 20 / CMP 10 FAQs
Where can I find the official notification for COP 20/CMP 10?

The Notification to Parties was sent on 8 October 2014 and is also posted on the UNFCCC website.

Is on-line registration open?

On-line registration opened on 8 October 2014 when the notification of the meeting was sent.

Is there a deadline for registration?

For admitted IGOs and NGOs, the nomination deadline was Monday, 15 September 2014. Organizations that nominated by that date have until midnight CET Thursday, 27 November 2014 to confirm the representatives that should be registered by the secretariat to attend. For Parties, United Nations organizations and specialized agencies, registration is open until the end of the conference.

Is there a limit on the number persons from each delegation?

For Parties and observer States to the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol, the delegation is determined by the respective government/Party.

How do I get a visa for Peru?

Information on visa procedures for Peru can be found on the host country’s website and in the Information Note on Visa arrangements dated 15 October 2014. Please consult the links and carefully assess the information in order to be aware of the implemented policies. Notification to Parties

I am a student/writer/scientist etc. and would like to attend the sessions of the COP. Please send me a registration form or inform me how to register.

In accordance with Article 7, paragraph 6 of the Convention, Parties to the Convention, United Nations organizations and duly accredited observer organizations may attend the sessions of the Conventions. Consequently, conferences are not open to the public.

Please convey your interest to participate in the Lima sessions through your government or to an accredited organization, which will be in a position to include your name as part of its delegation. The list of National Focal Points for Climate change as well as accredited observer organizations can be found at the following link.

Where and when do I collect my conference badge?

You must first register at the Registration in the conference venue, which will be opened from Saturday, 29 November to Friday, 12 December 2014 during the opening hours indicated below. A valid photo identification in addition to the acknowledgment letter generated from the online registration system should be presented to registration staff.

Registration will be opened from Saturday, 29 November until Saturday, 6 December 2014, from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Registration will be closed Sunday on 7 December 2014.
Registration re-opens on Monday, 8 December until Friday, 12 December 2014, from 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

To avoid delays, it is highly recommended that you register on Saturday, 29 November or Sunday, 30 November 2014.

Is there an official rest day?

Please refer to annex to the notification of the sessions - Information for Participants which can be found on the UNFCCC website at the following link.

What are the official dates for the high-level segment?

The High Level Segment will be opened on Tuesday, 9 December and will close on Thursday, 11 December 2014. More information on the High Level Segment can be found on the notification page 14. pdf-icon Please see following link.

How do I register my minister for the speakers list of the High Level Segment (HLS)?

Registration for inscription to deliver a statement during the HLS can be done by completing the Registration form that was included in the Notification to Parties. Please pdf-icon follow the link to page 14 to 15 for relevant information on the HLS.

How do I register the car of my Minister/delegation/embassy to have access to the conference venue?

pdf-icon Attached is the document that informs on the procedure for registering cars of Ministers and Heads of UN organizations to have access to the conference venue.

Will transportation be provided for participants?

A complimentary transport service will be provided between selected conference shuttle hubs and the conference venue. Full services will operate from Tuesday, 25 November until Saturday, 13 December 2014.

Depending on the location of the respective shuttle hub, the frequency is planned from 10-15 minutes and from points further away, 30-60 minutes. The shuttle hub concept will soon be finalized and the routes will be posted on the COP 20/CMP 10 website.

How do I make hotel arrangements for Lima?

Hotel arrangements for COP 20/CMP 10 in Peru is undertaken by the host country. Please see following link to the web page of the host country where you can find more information.

I will need to ship brochures, documents etc. to the COP and would like to find out the procedure for shipment consignments?

Please refer to the Annex - "Information for Participants" included in the Notification of the sessions posted on 8 October on the UNFCCC website at the following link.

Further information on shipment will be posted on the UNFCC website in due course. It will also be included in the regularly updated “Information for Participants” which can be found on UNFCCC website.

How do I book an office for my delegation?

In order to book an office for delegations, please consult the host countries website at the following link.

How do I reserve a meeting room and are there any costs involved?

Depending on availability Meeting Rooms may be booked for closed meetings, every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. There are no costs associated with booking a meeting room.

Until 1 December, requests for meeting rooms may be sent via email. As of Monday, 1 December 2014 (official start of COP 20 and CMP 10), meeting room assignment request form will not be accepted by email. Forms should be handed in at the Information and Meeting Room Assignment (MRA) Counter in paper form.

Please download the Meeting Room Assignment (MRA) Request form and send it as an attachment to

Are there any security concerns that should be taken into account when visiting Lima?

The host country has prepared a “Basic security leaflet and suggestions for your journeys” for the conference. The leaflet can be accessed at the following link

Where can I find the agenda and official documents for the meetings?

The agenda and all relevant documents for the meeting can be found on the UNFCCC website at the following link.

Is there a map of the conference venue?

At this point, there is no “map” of the conference venue. However, the host country has included a COP20Venue – Reference Video on their which gives an animated overview of the premises. Please consult the following link.

What is the dress code for the Peru conference?
There is no established dress code for the Peru conference. However, the temperature in Lima in November and December ranges from 17°C to 23°C. Participants may wish to visit the following link from the host country's website for more information regarding the weather in Peru at the time of the COP.