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Nairobi Climate Change Conference - November 2006

Nairobi Climate Change Conference - November 2006

Information for members of the press

  • Note to correspondents

    Note to correspondents No. 1
    pdf-icon Media arrangements (85 kB)

    Note to correspondents No. 2
    pdf-icon Media Arrangements for High-level Segment (59 kB)

    Press kitTop

    pdf-icon Press kit (381 kB) - updated 6 November 2006


    Press and Media accreditation for COP 12 and CMP 2

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    • Check the status of your accreditation

    Press conferencesTop

    The press conference room is reserved for delegations and official UNFCCC briefings. Other requests may be considered on a case-by case basis.

    Media CentreTop

    The Media Centre is located in a marquee on the lawn. It offers various services to

    accredited press and media representatives, including an international broadcasting centre for TV and radio, a documents counter and work facilities for the print media with computer and telecommunication facilities.

    The Media Information Counter is located in the Media Centre. Staff at the counter facilitate booking of the Press Conference Room and help arrange interviews with United Nations officials or delegates.

    Hours and contact information

    Monday, 6 November-Friday, 17 November from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


    The press area will offer 36 PC workspaces available on a first-come-first-served basis. For laptop users, there will be 36 Plug and play workspaces.


    Photocopying will be available on a commercial basis.

    Work cubiclesTop

    Work cubicles for TV and radio services as well as international news agencies are available at COP sessions only. A limited number of work cubicles are expected to be made available at the Conference site at the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) for those TV and radio clients who intend to provide detailed coverage of the event. Request a work cubicle.


    The UNFCCC Communications Team at COP 12/CMP 2 - please note that our Nairobi telephone numbers are no longer in effect. Please contact us in Bonn.

    Mr. John Hay, Conference Spokesperson
    +254 (0)727 534 419

    Mr. Alexander Saier, Information Officer
    (press conference room) - Request a press conference
    +254 (0)727 534 525

    Ms. Carrie Assheuer, Public Information and Media Assistant
    (interview requests) - Request an interview
    +254 (0)727 534 420
    as of 21 November 2006: +49 228 815 1005

    Mr. Tim Davis, TV/Radio Liaison Officer
    +254 (0)722 824 563

Kenyan accreditation for reporting outside conference venue

Journalists and other media coming to Kenya and wishing to report on issues not related to the conference or wishing to film outside the conference venue require accreditation by the Ministry of Information and Communications. Interested journalists or media will be required to complete an application, pay a fee of Kenya Shillings 4,000.00 (approx. USD $55.00) and should apply to:

Ms Carol Musasia
(Mobile tel. +254-722-466231)
Department of Information
Ministry of Information and Communications
Jogoo House, Room 231
Taifa Road, Nairobi
Tel.: +254-020-340339 Ext. 30123
or 31002
Fax: +254-020-333791
Email: [attention Carol Musasia]

Technical equipment for work cubicles (ISDN lines, Fax, etc.)

Yvette Diedricks

52 Bompas Road, Dunkeld
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 11 447 0087
Fax: + 27 86 510 3326

Contact Us

UNFCCC Press Office

As of 21 November, we will be back in Bonn:
Tel.: (+49) 815-1005
Fax: (+49-228) 815-1999