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Media: Event Registration

Media passes to ITU Telecom World 2019 are strictly reserved for members of the press who are officially accredited by ITU as representing a bona fide media organization.*


1. Create your ITU online user account

If you do not already have an ITU user account, please set this up:

  • Go to: Login Page
  • Click on “I am a new user”
  • Click on “Media and Other Organizations”
  • Complete the Organization information for your media outlet
  • Complete the personal information
  • Confirm your details and click “Finish”

You will then receive an email informing you that your new ITU online user account has been created successfully. Click the confirmation link.

2. Apply for ITU media accreditation

ITU must confirm your status as a bona fide member of the media prior to issuing of any media pass or badge for its events.

To be accredited as a member of the media by ITU, please:

  • IMPORTANT: Read ITU’s full Media Accreditation Guidelines, which provide all the information you need on what documentation you are required to submit.
  • Send your required media credentials to:
  • You may be asked to provide additional credentials.
  • You will then receive an email confirming your ITU media accreditation status.
  • All decisions of the ITU Press Office are final.

IMPORTANT: Media already accredited and badged by the United Nations are automatically accredited by ITU. In this case, please send a copy of your badge to:

3. Once you have been accredited by ITU, you may request a media pass for this event

  • Go to: Registration Page
  • Complete the necessary information.
  • You will then receive a confirmation email.
  • Media passes are to be collected at the event. You will be required to present a copy of your confirmation email along with an official photo ID.


Any queries concerning the media accreditation or event registration process should be directed to the ITU Press Office.

If you need to apply for a visa to attend ITU Telecom World 2019, we would highly recommend that you complete the above process as soon as possible.

IMPORTANT: ITU is unable to facilitate visas for media attending its events.

* Media passes are not granted to non-editorial staff working for a publishing house (e.g. management, marketing, advertising executives); to researchers, authors and editors of directories; to the information outlets of governments, non-governmental organizations and private companies which are not first and foremost media organizations.

ITU must be satisfied that anyone applying for a media pass is a professional journalist with a proven track record of reporting for bona fide media. Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we reserve the right to request supplementary documentary evidence. The decisions of the ITU Press Office are final.