Fourth round of UN climate change negotiations in 2010 set to kick off in Tianjin, China
Bona fide representatives of the national and international media can apply for accreditation to the
conference. Only one accreditation is required and will cover participation in the sessions of both ad
hoc working groups.
For information on completing the accreditation process, please visit the press and media
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Frequently asked questions about media accreditation
(220 kB) RegistrationTop
• All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located in the Tianjin
Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center (MJCEC).
• A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.
• As of Saturday, 2 October, the "no registration, no access" rule will be strictly
applied and will be enforced throughout the period of the sessions.
• Early registration on Saturday, 2 October or Sunday, 3 October, is highly recommended in order
to avoid delays.
Saturday, 2 October to Sunday, 3 October 2010, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, 4 October to Saturday, 9 October 2010, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Double registration for the session is not permitted (i.e., observer organization representative and
State representative or observer organization representative and press/media representative).
Press badges issued at previous UNFCCC conferences do not remain valid. Members of the press must be
accredited for each meeting.
Badges are essential in order for participants to gain access to the premises. They are issued only on
the basis of accreditation as a media professional representing a bona fide media organization.
For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badges at all times.
All foreign delegates entering the People\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Republic of China must have a valid
passport. Participants requiring a visa for China, or a transit visa, are strongly encouraged to
contact the appropriate consular authorities as soon as the notification is received. To facilitate the
issuance of a visa, a copy of this notification should be attached to the visa request.
For more information, please visit the website of the Ministry
Foreign Affairs (also available in French and Spanish)
Information on visa applications (520 kB)
General visa requirements for
China. Journalists have to apply for the J-2 visa.
Please be informed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Republic of
China has informed its diplomatic missions that international meetings of the UNFCCC and its Kyoto
Protocol are being held in Tianjin. Approved applicants should attach a copy of their accreditation
confirmation to the visa application, in lieu of an invitation letter.
Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements. If you require assistance
in making a hotel reservation in Tianjin, please contact:
Tianjin China International Travel Service
Address: No. 22
Hexi District, Tianjin, China
Telephone: +86 22 58559522, +86 22 58559525, +86 22 58559528
Fax: +86 22 58559530
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Participants are strongly recommended to obtain 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 development of the sessions,
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, refused registration or access to the sessions for which they have been nominated
and/or registered as participants.
Tel: (+86) 18722186300
Media Coordination (TV/Radio/Online Services)
Tel: (+86) 18722186587
Tel: (+86) 18722186070
Tel: (+86) 18722186371
UNFCCC Interview Requests (Executive Secretary)
Tel: (+86) 18722185938