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Working with the Media

The Media Accreditation Unit provides liaison services to TV, photo or print journalists who require assistance with their information gathering, filming or photo shooting activities. (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras)

The Media Accreditation Unit provides liaison services to TV, photo or print journalists who require assistance with their information gathering, filming or photo shooting activities. (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras)

Media Accreditation and Liaison

Provides an array of services for journalists who wish to cover activities of the United Nations in New York.

  • Accreditation for journalists covering UN events in New York or in Geneva
  • Logistical assistance in the coverage of UN affairs around the world
  • Daily Media Alert announcing meetings, press briefings and events

Training and fellowship projects
for media practitioners

Helps to strengthen the skills and capacity of journalists in developing countries and assists them in covering the work of the UN.