Media Accreditation

Media Accreditation to the Vienna International Centre

57th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 13-21 March 2014

For media accreditation to the 57th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 13-21 March 2014 (including the High-level Review 13-14 March), please send an e-mail request and required documents (scanned copy of press card and assignment letter on official letterhead of a media organization, signed by the Editor-in-chief) to: Please note: holders of a permanent press access card to the VIC do NOT need additional press accreditation.

Bona fide representatives of the media - print media, photo, radio, television and film, news agencies and online media - who fully meet UN media accreditation requirements can be accredited to the Vienna International Centre (VIC) and therefore to all UN conferences in Vienna.

There are two types of accreditation available:

Requirements for Yearly or Conference Media Accreditation

Applicants need to provide the following:

  • Completed online accreditation form
  • A letter of assignment on official letterhead of a media organization
  • Scanned image of a valid press card (national or international)
  • Scanned image of passport/national ID card

All information required can be submitted as attachments of the online form. Click on the type of accreditation required above, if you agree to the terms of accreditation and guidelines on media access to the VIC, then fill out the online form and submit with attachments.

Media credentials are issued by the United Nations free of charge.
New applicants are advised to make an appointment prior to their visit to avoid any complications upon their entry to the VIC.
UNIS offers a press working area in the Vienna International Centre in the M-Building close to the press briefing room.

Veronika Crowe-Mayerhofer
Tel: (+43 1) 26060 3342
Fax: (+43 1) 26060-7-3342
Room G0578