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44th session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR): Accreditation


The UPR Working Group will hold its 44th session from 6 to 17 November 2023 in Room XX, 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 18 September 2023. Please allow three working days for your request to be processed.

Online request for accreditation:

Representatives who possess a UNOG or UNHQ badge giving them access to the conference room will have unrestricted access to the respective room. However, they are also requested to register in the online system.   

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.

Please be informed that the Pregny Pavilion re-opened for regular operations on Monday 22 May 2023. The re-opening of the Pavilion means that the Pass and ID office will resume full operations from 8 a.m. to 4:45 pm, Monday to Friday:

Palais des Nations - Pregny Pavilion
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
1211 Genève 10

Additional information on access and circulation routes during renovation works of Palais des Nations can be found here:

Please Note: When there is 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. 

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 three 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 Access to the Palais des Nations:

For NGO contribution and participation in the UPR, please see: