35th session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR): Accreditation


The UPR Working Group will hold its 35th session from 20 to 31 January 2020 in Room XX (Room 20), Palais des Nations, United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland.

Accreditation and issuance of badges for all delegates wishing to attend the session 

Requests for accreditation should be made online through the platform below to the Secretariat of the Universal Periodic Review as from 2 December 2019. Please allow three working days for your request to be processed.

Online request for accreditation: https://reg.unog.ch/event/20153

Representatives who do not hold an identification badge issued by the Security and Safety Section of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) or United Nations Headquarters in New York (UNHQ) should apply through the online platform and, upon presentation of identification and a copy of the confirmation email/e-ticket, a photo-badge valid for the session will be issued at the "Pregny Gate" security entrance. 

Palais des Nations – Security entrance
Pregny gate, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneva 10

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

Representatives who possess a UNOG or UNHQ badge giving them access to the conference room will have unrestricted access to the respective room.   

Please Note: When there are a large number of persons seeking to participate in a session, the Secretariat may limit the number of accredited participants.

Click here for the Accessibility guide to the Human Rights Council and the UPR Working Group for persons 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 Conference Room XX, is available for persons wishing to observe the proceedings of the UPR Working Group 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 register on the online platform.
Please allow two working days for your request to be processed. Please also provide the following details during your registration:

  • Date(s) of the visit;
  • Purpose of your visit to the UPR Working Group.

For NGO contribution and participation in the UPR, please see: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/NgosNhris.aspx  

Side events

To participate in a side event during the 35th session of the UPR Working Group, please contact the organizer of the event directly. The organizer of the event may invite a maximum of fifteen guests who do not already hold access badges to the Palais des Nations. These guests should register individually to request for accreditation on the online platform two working days prior to the event and upload a copy of the official signed letter inviting them to participate. After this deadline, no further requests or changes will be accepted.

Online request for accreditation to participate in a side evet: https://reg.unog.ch/event/31840