THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS), 1-4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa
No double accreditation is allowed (e.g. as press and delegate, or as press and NGO).
On-site accreditation starts: 27 August 2014
- Go to: http://iAccredit.un.org
- Register and confirm your account by clicking the link in the confirmation email
- Log into your account and create your personal and business profiles
- Upload your photograph (highly recommended to save time when picking up your pass)
- Submit your application.
How to request media accreditation:
Media representatives are required to complete both of the following (2) steps:
1. Complete the form and submit your personal profile on UN accreditation system, according to instructions:
2. Bring your letter of assignment on official letterhead of a media organization signed by the Publisher or Editor-in-chief, indicating the name and duration of assignment of the journalist(s) who will cover the conference with you to the accreditation site (address below). You must still submit an application on the UN accreditation system prior to arriving at the conference centre, as explained in Step 1.
Incomplete requests (without a letter of assignment or without an online application) will not be processed. If you apply for early accreditation and are approved, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address provided in the online account.
How to pick up your media badge:
Press passes can be picked up or applied for on site from 27 August to 3 September 2014. When picking up your pass, you must present valid ID. It must include a current passport from a State recognized by the United Nations General Assembly, along with a press card, work ID, driver's license or other form of official photo ID.
Nu'utele Accreditation Centre
The conference will be held at the:Faleata Sports Complex, Apia, Samoa
For Website click :here
If you need to send news packages back to your respective stations, please use FTP.
Participants are discouraged from taking photos inside the plenary hall. No flash will be permitted.
Filming/stand-ups and TV interviews:
They can be conducted in designated areas. In other locations, they will not be permitted unless the media is escorted by liaison staff from the Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit.
- A visa may be required for entry into the Apia, Samoa. Participants concerned are advised to seek information on visa requirements applicable to their case from Samoa Embasy in their home countries.
- The United Nations is not responsible for hotel accommodations for media representatives.