Registration to the Science, Technology and Innovation Forum
ParticipationGovernmental and non-governmental representatives planning to participate in the multi-stakeholder Forum on Science Technology and Innovation (STI Forum) must register for this meeting. The following participants may attend or be represented: Member States, observer States, inter-governmental organizations and entities with observer Status in the General Assembly or the Economic and Social Council, United Nations system, major groups and other stakeholders, and media.
StatesGovernment officials, through their Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York, should notify the UN Protocol and Liaison Service of their participation at the meeting. A letter signed by the head of chancery or an authorizing official with an official seal should be addressed to: Mr. Peter Van Laere Chief of Protocol UN Protocol and Liaison Service Att. Ms. Wai Tak Chua Room S-0201 United Nations New York, NY 10017 Fax + 1 (212) 963 1921 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org A copy should also be sent to: Ms. Emer Herity Secretary of the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Affairs Branch, General Assembly and ECOSOC Affairs Division Department for General Assembly and Conference Management Att. Mr. Paolo Dua Email: email@example.com Fax + 1 (212) 963 5935 To obtain UN grounds pass, Permanent Missions in New York may submit their requests via the online accreditation system “eAccreditation” available through the eDelegate Portal at https://delegate.un.int. Information regarding the system can be found at http://www.un.int/protocol/.
Inter-Governmental Organisations (IGOs)The STI forum will be open to participation by the following IGOs:
- Those with observer status with the General Assembly
- Those with observer status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
- Submit a letter to the Chief of Protocol, stamped and signed by the head of the organization, with the names and functional titles of the delegation attending the meeting. In addition, the letter must include a name and an email address of the focal point of the organization handling the request.
- Attach an SG.6 form for each member of the delegation (stamped and signed); (the SG.6 form can be found at http://www.un.int/protocol, under “Forms”)
- Send both letter and SG.6 form(s) to the Protocol and Liaison Service by fax to 1-212-963-1921 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
United Nations systemSpecialised agencies and related organisations: The registration of the representative of the specialised agencies and related organizations of the UN system (ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, World Bank, IMF, UPU, ITU, WMO, IMO, WIPO, IFAD, UNIDO, UNWTO, IAEA, WTO, CTBTO, ICC, IOM, ISA, ITLOS OPCW) follows the same procedures as for States and IGOs. United Nations funds, programmes and other entities (UNAIDS, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNISDR, UNITAR, UNODC, UNOPS, UNRWA, UNU, UN-WOMEN, WFP, ECA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA, CBD, UNCCD): Registration to the Forum will require a formal letter signed by entity’s Principal or designated official listing the member(s) of the delegation to be sent to: Division for Sustainable Development/UNDESA Ms. Federica Pietracci Email: email@example.com A copy should also be sent to: Ms. Emer Herity Secretary of the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Affairs Branch, GAEAD/DGACM Att: Mr. Paolo Dua Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax + 1 (212) 963 5935
Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) StakeholdersAll representatives of Major Groups and other Stakeholders who wish to attend the Forum must register by completing a dedicated registration form at: Google Form (Deadline: 5 May 2017, 12 noon, EST)) Please note that all participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements, including visa arrangements. The UN will not be able to provide any travel support to this meeting For more information, contact: Ms. Lotta Tahtinen Chief, Outreach and Communication Branch Division for Sustainable Development/DESA Email: email@example.com
Media accreditation and servicesMedia accreditation is strictly reserved for members of the press: print, photo, radio, television, film, news agencies, and online media who represent a bona fide media organization (full guidelines are available at http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/request.shtml). Journalists who wish to apply for media accreditation are required to complete an online form, which is available at http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/accreditation.shtml. All members of the media submitting a registration form will be required to upload a letter of assignment from their Bureau Chief or Editor-in-Chief addressed to the Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit. Two pieces of identification bearing a photograph, including a passport, are also required. Samples of work may be requested. Approved media members will receive an email confirmation with instructions for picking up their UN grounds pass. All media representatives will be required to wear their United Nations grounds pass at all times. Details regarding media access to the United Nations Secretariat, liaison services for coverage of open meetings, press conferences and briefings are available at http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/guidelines.shtml.