Media Arrangements for High-level Segment
Media Arrangements for High-level
Please find media accreditation and coordination information below.
Media Accreditation Form for COP
6, The Hague
Media Co-ordination information
for COP 6, The Hague
Media Arrangements Letter for COP
6, The Hague
International Media CentreTop
The International Media Centre (IMC), in the Staten Hall, offers various services to accredited members
of the press. The Centre remains open 24 hours a day from 10.00 a.m. on 12 November 2000 until two
hours after the close of the Conference on 24 November 2000.
The International Broadcasting Centre (IBC) will close four hours after the end of the Conference.
Services are, however, limited daily between midnight and 7.00 a.m.
The International Media Centre (IMC) provides the following facilities (these items link to detailed
1. International Broadcast Center (IBC)
2. Print media facilities
3. Photographic services and Image Bank
4. Media Information Desk and Press Documents Counter
5. International News Wire Services
6. Press Section
7. News Panorama
International Broadcasting Centre (IBC)Top
Forty RTV cubicles of different sizes and with all kinds of technical facilities and commercial
services are available. To apply for a cubicle, please address your request to the UNFCCC Media
Coordinator. Please find below a detailed list of all RTV services provided at the IBC and the
Eurovision rate card.
Writing Press FacilitiesTop
Six hundred desks, with three different service levels, are available for the print media:
a. 100 desks each with standard facilities i.e. power point and reading light.
b. 100 desks each with a computer providing direct Internet access and printing facilities.
c. 400 desks each with a modem connection (via a telephone line) and access to telephone, fax, printing
and copying facilities. In total 300 analogue and 100 digital telephone lines are available to modem.
Please, bring your own (built-in) modem.
Photographic Services and Image BankTop
During the conference UNFCCC pictures are taken by the official photographers to the conference, the
ENB. These pictures are for use by the media and are free of charge if the source of the pictures is
mentioned in the publication. All pictures can be viewed in low resolution and downloaded in high
At the photographic services desk in the Staten Hall in the NCC a full photographic service is offered
by Joop van Reeken Studio in cooperation with Minderman Photography. Professional photographers from
Joop van Reeken Studio are available for hire for photographic assignments from participants and
journalists. Furthermore, professional staff are on hand to scan, store, print or e-mail images for
both professional photographers and participants. A large lightbox is available for viewing images and
all kinds of photographic supplies are on sale.
Media Information Desk and Press Documents CounterTop
The combined UN Media Information Desk and Press Documents Counter is located next to the entrance to
the IMC. The media liaison officers serve as prime contact points for members of the press seeking
information on the conference proceedings and/or interviews with UN officials or delegates. The desk is
also responsible for the distribution of UN press releases, information material and a selected number
of conference documents, including the Daily Programme. Texts of speeches will also be distributed at
this counter, if delegations provide sufficient copies.
International News Wire Services
The news database of international news wires can be accessed (text only) from several computer
terminals which have been set up within the IMC. English, French, German and Spanish services will be
This service could only be realized thanks to the help of DPA, AFP and EFE, which have made their
databases available free of charge.
The UNFCCC highly appreciates this gesture and expresses its gratitude for this valuable service.
COP 6 press briefings and releases are updated on the Press Releases section of the website. These
press briefings and releases include statements by the Executive Secretary and the President of the
A large Înotice boardÌ is available for the display of press releases and other relevant
information from delegations and accredited NGOs. Please deliver your press information in a suffient
number of copies to the Media Information Desk and the officers will display your information at News