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WCIT-12: Media Accreditation Procedure

The deadline for accreditation is 23 November 2012


All Journalists1 are requested to complete the entire form and return it with:

plus, any one of the following documents:

We reserve the right to request supplementary documentary evidence which may include recent recordings of broadcast reports or photos, as appropriate, where the journalist is credited.
Analysts are requested to complete the entire form and return it with:
plus, any one of the following documents:


Media accreditation may be granted only to the editorial staff of publications/news wire services, press photographers and TV/radio crews representing a recognized media organization that is:
Bloggers may be granted accreditation if blog content is deemed relevant to the industry, contains news commentary, is regularly updated and made publicly available. Corporate blogs are not eligible for accreditation.
Analysts may be eligible for accreditation providing they:
Technical staff not part of a broadcast crew, all other non-editorial staff working for a publishing house (i.e. management, marketing and advertising executives, etc.), researchers, authors and editors of directories cannot be granted media/analyst credentials. Accreditation can also not be accorded to the information outlets of NGOs.


ITU must be satisfied that anyone applying for accreditation is a professional journalist or analyst with a proven track record of reporting for bona fide media. Applications for accreditation are considered on a case-by-case basis and the decisions of the ITU Media Relations Service are final. Applicants will be notified when their documents have been accepted.

To collect your badge, a valid passport or form of photo ID must be presented.

Any queries concerning the accreditation process should be directed to 

The deadline for accreditation is 23 November 2012

1 UN press accreditation is valid, but UN-accredited media are kindly requested to confirm their intention to attend this event: