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The Preparatory Meeting of the intergovernmental conference to adopt a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration, will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from 4 to 6 December 2017. The deadline to apply for early accreditation is 27 November. When applying please choose the appropriate meeting from the "Select venue" pull-down menu. On-site registration will begin on 1 December. Details on the Preparatory Meeting can be found at

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


    A requirement for all journalists who wish to cover activities at the United Nations in New York (First time or Renewing)


    MALU liaises with Member States regarding press visits and provides escorts to events at UNHQ. Missions should submit requests for media passes through the eAccreditation system on the e-deleGATE portal.


    List of open inter-governmental meetings, press briefings/conferences and other outreach activities at UNHQ.


    Access to documents and reports of particular interest to the press. For updates, please follow us on Twitter @UNMediaLiaison

UN Worldwide Accreditation Offices