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Media accreditation and Liaison Unit

69th Session of the General Assembly (2014)

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ACCREDITATION: YOU MUST BRING THE LETTER APPROVING YOUR REQUEST FOR ACCREDITATION, A COPY OF THE LETTER OF ASSIGNMENT AND YOUR PASSPORT IN ORDER TO PICK UP MEDIA PASS

 

EVENTS

ACCREDITATION

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday 5 September 2014.

If you have a valid UN Media pass, you DO NOT need to apply for a separate badge to cover UNGA 69.

We do not provide accreditation to documentary films crews from 16 September to 3 October 2013.

When to pick up your UNGA badge

You can pick it up starting Monday 15 September 2014.

Hours and location for pick up

Until 19 September 2013, you can pick up your accreditation in the Pass and ID office located at 801 First Avenue (located on the north-west corner of 45th Street and First Avenue).

From 20 September to 2 October 2013, the badges can be picked up in a tent on the UN Plaza and the hours are:

Tuesday, 16 to Friday 19 September 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 21 September 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, 22 to Thursday 25 September 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 26 September 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 27 September 8 a.m. to 12 p.m
Sunday, 28 September CLOSED
Monday, 29 September to Wednesday 1 October 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ACCESS

Entrance for press: 47th street and First Avenue.

COVERAGE

Media center: It will be in CR4 in the North Lawn Building (NLB)

Please bring your headphones to listen to the programmes.

The following feeds will be provided to the media:

1) HDSDI (1080x1920x60i) on a 75 ohm BNC connector with all embedded audio channels
2) NTSC analog composite letterboxed (525x60i) on a 75 ohm BNC connector.
3) Separate Audio - analog balanced audio at mic level (-48dbu) on a 600 ohm XLR connector.

Click here for UNTV Transmission Guide


Delegates' Entrance Stakeout: Limited space

General Assembly Hall (GA Building)

Conference Building (CB)

Briefing Room (S-237)

The majority of the press conferences will be taking place in room S-237 on the second floor fo the Secreriat. These events are only open to members of the press who have a media badge.

Rose Garden

It is open to the media. No escort needed from MALU

Press Island

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