Online media accreditation for all meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity available now

 

 

 

 

  • Media participation at CBD meetings subject to accreditation by Secretariat
  • Media accreditation now open for the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt

 

To facilitate the media accreditation process, a new online media accreditation form for all meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), including for the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference,[1] being held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2018, is now accessible at: www.cbd.int/participation/2018/media

 

In order to complete the form and receive media accreditation, it is necessary to create a CBD account at: https://accounts.cbd.int/signup; once completed, an email will be sent that activates the account. If you already have a CBD account, you can sign in here: https://accounts.cbd.int/signin

 

Media participation at meetings of the CBD is subject to accreditation by the CBD Secretariat. Media accreditation is strictly reserved for members of the press – print, photo, radio, TV, film, news agencies and online media – who represent bona fide media organizations. Accreditation will be granted upon presentation of valid press credentials including:

  1. Completed online accreditation form
  2. Letter of assignment on official letterhead of a media organization signed by the Publisher/Assignment Editor, Editor-in-chief or Bureau Chief, specifying the name and functional title of the journalist. Unsigned letters or e-mails will not be accepted
  3. Photocopy of a valid press card/work pass
  4. Photocopy of passport/national ID card.

Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity; Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety; Third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing; 17-29 November 2018