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    The 71st Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71) will convene on Tuesday, 13 September 2016. The General Debate will open on Tuesday, 20 September 2016. Instructions to request media accreditation will be posted here soon.

The Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit (M.A.L.U.) provides logistical support and information to members of the press:

  • Accreditation - a requirement for all journalists who wish to cover activities at the United Nations in New York (First time or Renewing)
  • Liaison/Coverage - MALU liaises with Member States regarding press visits and provides escorts to events at UNHQ.
  • Daily Media Alert - lists open inter-governmental meetings, press briefings/conferences and other outreach activities at UNHQ.
  • Media Documents Centre - access to documents and reports of particular interest to the press. For updates, please follow us on Twitter @UNMediaLiaison


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