Types of accreditation
Correspondent accreditation status is a granted media authorization pass to journalists requiring frequent access to the United Nations. Pass holders are designated with a green "P” (for press) on their badge.
- Daily & Ad-Hoc Passes:
This accreditation status is for visiting journalists who cover a specific event, a press conference or who accompany a visiting delegation.
- Resident Correspondents:
Resident correspondent passes are assigned to a limited number of journalists whose organization holds an office / desk space at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. These journalists are required to cover the United Nations an average of 2 to 3 times a week. Pass holders are designated with a white "P” (for press) on their badge.
Organizations interested in office / desk space may contact our office. Please note that space is extremely limited and that there is a waiting list.
Former resident correspondents who served for 10 or more years at United Nations Headquarters in New York City under a recognized media organisation may maintain a white "P” (for press) under an "Emeritus" status designation for a maximum of 3 years and are ineligible to any office / desk space.