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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Accreditation

Requests for accreditation should be sent to the Secretariat of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee at least two working days in advance:

Email address: hrcadvisorycommittee@ohchr.org
Fax (if no access to email): + 41 (0)22 917 90 11

Subject reference: AC [insert no. of the session] accreditation request [name of PM, IGO, NHRI or NGO]
Representatives in possession of an identification badge issued by the Security and Safety Section of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) or the United Nations Headquarters in New York (UNHQ), and valid for the duration of the session, will have unrestricted access to conference rooms. However, they should announce themselves to the Secretariat by official letter.

Representatives without an identification badge from UNOG or UNHQ should apply for accreditation in advance and present themselves in person at the Pregny Gate security entrance. Upon presentation of an identity document and a copy of the request for accreditation, a badge valid for the duration of the session of the Committee will be issued.

Palais des Nations – Pregny Gate security entrance
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
CH-1211 Geneva 10

Open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for the Accessibility guide to the Human rights Council for person with disabilities.

For Access to the Palais des Nations: http://www.unog.ch

Access to the public gallery

A limited number of seats in the public gallery, above the Conference Room XX, are available for persons wishing to observe the proceedings of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee without being accredited as participants (i.e. students, and academics). Access to the public gallery will be granted to individuals or groups depending on the availability of seating and other circumstances.

Individuals or groups who wish to observe the proceedings through the public gallery are required to email hrcadvisorycommittee@ohchr.org at least two working days in advance with the following information:

  • Date(s) of the visit;
  • Purpose of the visit; and
  • Full name(s) of those wishing to attend (if group of more than 5 please submit full details on the Badge request form and send it with the email request).

For NGO participation in the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee, please see: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/AdvisoryCommittee/Pages/NGOParticipation.aspx

To organise a parallel event:

The organizer of the parallel event is requested to provide the Secretariat with a complete list of its guests on the Badge request form, two working days prior to the meeting. After this, no further changes will be accepted. The list should be accompanied by the official, signed letter requesting accreditation.

Attention to:

Accreditation Officer
Email address: hrcadvisorycommittee@ohchr.org
Fax (if no access to email): +41 (0)22 917 90 11

Subject reference:

HRCAC [insert no. of the session] accreditation request [name of PM, IGO, NHRI or NGO]

For more information concerning the room reservation for parallel events, please see: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/AdvisoryCommittee/Pages/ReservationEvents.aspx

 

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