ACCESSIBILITY AT UNOG A A A A The United Nations in the Heart of Europe

Information for journalists



To help correspondents in their task of reporting on UN activities, the Information Service extends the following services to international news and media organizations:
  • Press credentials to print and audio-visual media representatives on a resident and temporary basis;
  • Bi-weekly press briefings, chaired by its Director who also serves as Spokesperson for UNOG the United Nations Office at Geneva (attended by spokespersons from UN specialized agencies and programmes based in Geneva);
  • Press conferences and background briefings, organizing interviews;
  • Press releases in English and French summarizing UN meetings taking place in Geneva;
  • UN television news coverage of events in Geneva, distributed through the European Broadcasting Union and the main international television news agencies;
  • Audio material including recordings of conferences, meetings, press conferences and briefings;
  • A selection of photographs are also available on request;
  • Working facilities including working space in two press rooms (subject to availability of space) with local telephone lines and mail boxes; studios to produce reports and programmes (subject to availability and to the cost of transmission).

Correspondents wishing to cover United Nations activities at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) on a temporary or full time basis must be accredited by the Information Service