Media

Foreign journalists are strongly encouraged to start the process of accreditation immediately in order to obtain the necessary travel documents.

Representatives from the media can register at the accreditation and registration center located at the session venue during pre-registration and registration.  Both local and international applicants for media accreditation must provide the following:

Applicants should send copies of this document via e-mail or fax to the UNCCD Secretariat:

E-mail: press@unccd.int

Fax:  +49 228 815 2898/99

 

For information concerning accreditation, please contact:

Ms. Wagaki Mwangi

Tel.:               + 49 228 815 2820

Fax:               + 49 228 815 2898/99

E-mail:         wmwangi@unccd.int

 

Namibian applicants are encouraged to start the accreditation process in August 2013. Foreign applicants may do so as soon as they arrive in Namibia.

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

1. MEDIA FAQ 2. REGISTRATION/ACCREDITATION INFO 3. APPLICATION FORM - PDF 4. APPLICATION FORM - WORD DOC

Foreign media practitioners require a temporary work permit to be issued by the Namibian Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration.  A minimum of five working days is required to process temporary work permits. 

 

In addition, representatives of the media travelling from countries without a visa exception will still be required to obtain a visa to enter Namibia.

 

A dedicated press and media working space will be available at the conference venue. Additional information for media representatives on the Convention and the conference can be obtained from the UNCCD COP 11 secretariat. 

WORK PERMITS & VISAS 

1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN MEDIA.PDF 2. NAMIBIAN VISA APPLICATION FORM.PDF 3. NAMIBIAN DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS ABROAD.PDF