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Paris Climate Change Conference - November 2015

Information for members of the press

  • Media Pool lists for 7 December 2015

    pdf-icon International Media Pool for HLS Opening (26 kB)

    Media Pool lists for 30 November 2015Top

    pdf-icon COP opening pool (50 kB)

    pdf-icon Leaders Event opening pool (50 kB)

    pdf-icon Family photo Heads of State pool (51 kB)

    pdf-icon Arrival Heads of State pool (63 kB)


    Deadline for media accreditation:  Monday, 9 November 2015


    Registration opening hours:

    • Friday, 27 November 2015 until Friday, 11 December 2015, from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.

    To avoid delays, if possible, it is highly recommended that you register as soon as possible. Please be aware that you can only register once for the sessions. Double registration is not permitted (i.e. as a State representative and an observer
    organization representative, or as an observer organization representative and a press/media representative).


    It is essential to have an official UNFCCC conference badge in order to gain access to the premises. These are issued only on the basis of confirmation in the online registration system. For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badges visibly at all times.

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    Scheduled press conferences are posted on the UNFCCC website and announced on the CCTV screens throughout the conference premises. In addition, a schedule of all press conferences is available in the Media Centre throughout the course of the conference.

    Booking the official press conference room


    All foreign delegates entering France must have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months. Participants requiring a visa for France, or a transit visa, are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate consular authorities immediately upon receipt of this notification. To facilitate the issuance of a visa, a copy of the acknowledgement letter from the online registration system (ORS) should be attached to the visa request. For more information, please visit the government’s web page for the conference where information on the issuance of visas can be found

    The UNFCCC secretariat is not in a position to issue invitation letters to media for visa purposes. Accredited media may use the confirmation of accreditation when making a visa applications, as well as the letter of assignment from their media organization.


    Media representatives accredited to cover UNFCCC meetings are responsible for their own travel and hotel bookings. Information on accommodation can be found on the host government’s web page for the sessions


    Participants are strongly advised 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 or the period of participation.

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

Media Information Bulletin

Press conferences

Draft tentative provisional Press conference schedules - subject to change

pdf-icon Press Conference Room 1 LPAA/Momentum for Change
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pdf-icon Press Conference Room 2
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pdf-icon Press Conference Room 3
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Please check the CCTV screens throughout the conference premises for the latest information.