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Media accreditation and Liaison Unit

69th Session of the General Assembly (2014)

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

 

ACCREDITATION

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 film crews from 16 September to 3 October 2014.

When to pick up your UNGA badge

You can pick it up starting Monday, 15 September 2014.

Hours and location for pick up

From 16 September to 2 October 2014, the badges can be picked up in the North Building (old CR-3), and the hours are:

(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Monday, 15 to Friday 19 September 9:30 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 the North Lawn Building (NLB) in old CR-1

Please bring your own headphones to listen to the programmes.

The following feeds will be provided to the broadcasters:

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.

Please bring the appropriate cables as none will be available in the media center.

Click here for UNTV Transmission Guide


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

Please contact the office of the Deputy Commissioner for Public Information in the New York City Department:
646-610-6700

[More information will be posted in the coming weeks as it becomes available]