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Press credentials

Requests for press credentials are now being accepted

Working journalists can request press credentials to attend the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in The Hague, The Netherlands. To document your eligibility, please provide the information requested below.

These credentials will entitle you to attend the following events:

Union World Conference: press credentials give access to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 24 October and any of the conference sessions between 25-27 October. They do not give access to post-graduate courses, closed workshops, closed meetings or other restricted events.

Services available to journalists covering the conference include a fully-equipped press centre with dedicated high-speed Internet access, computers, printers and copiers.

Please note: press credentials cover complimentary registration only. The Union is unable to offer support for travel or accommodation.

To apply, please send the following information to

Contact details

  • Full name with honorific
  • Title of the media outlet you represent
  • Your job title and the beat you cover
  • Type of media (e.g., newspaper, radio, TV, online)
  • Name of your editor
  • Full mailing address of the publication/media outlet
  • Website address of the publication/media outlet
  • Your email address
  • Your telephone number


Please send three PDFs of byline articles you have published


Please state why your media outlet has commissioned you to cover the Union World Conference on Lung Health.

If your request is approved, you will receive an e-mail from The Union’s press team with instruction on how to register.

Once registration is completed, approved journalists will receive an e-mail from the conference registration unit confirming their registration for the conference as press.  Please note additional conference options including the Centennial Dinner and courses will require separate registration and payment.

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to seeing you in The Hague.

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