Afghanistan Conference 2020 – Information for the media

The logo of the Afghanistan Conference 2020Media accreditation to 2020 Afghanistan Conference is open

Media accreditation to the Conference is handled by the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) in Geneva, with registration open until 20 November 2020.

Media are advised to note that physical access to media events in the Palais des Nations in Geneva will be limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and seating is on a first-come first-served basis.

All conference proceedings will webcast live on  Accredited media can also attend the press conference virtually. A media advisory with further news, including specific information for broadcasters, will be published in due course.

Media representatives are asked to pay close attention to all Covid-19 measures announced by the Swiss authorities and the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Please note that this registration is open only for media representatives and a separate registration for other participation in the Conference will be available soon.

Media inquiries

Johanna Kaprio, Communications Coordinator, 2020 Afghanistan Conference Task Force,
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, tel. +358 (0) 50 522 8916

Shamroz Khan, Director of Communications & Spokesperson, Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan,, tel. +93 (0) 797 332 334

Liam McDowall, Director of Strategic Communications, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA),, tel. +93 (0) 728 426 195