All members of the media and technical support personnel who wish to attend the third session of the World Urban
Forum must be accredited by UN-HABITAT. Accreditation is strictly reserved for members of the press - print media, photo, radio, TV, film and news agencies.
To obtain media accreditation, you need to present valid press credentials including:
1. 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.
2. Photocopy of a valid press card/work pass if applicable.
3. Photocopy of photo ID e.g passport /national identification.
All credentials may be sent by fax to (254 20) 7624060 or by e-mail to email@example.com
Media accreditation approval is not automatic, verification and approval must be validated by UN-HABITAT media officials; a message will be sent to advise you whether your application for accreditation has been accepted.
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No double accreditation is allowed (e.g. as press and NGO).
In addition to all of the above, freelance professionals must include at least three articles, published in 2004/5, with their by-line.
When you arrive at the conference venue, present your photo Id, press card and confirmation of accreditation from UN-HABITAT.