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Side Events & Exhibits

Welcome to the Side Events and Exhibits Online Registration System (SEORS)

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On this page, you can apply for holding a side event and/or an exhibit at the upcoming conference and find information on side events and exhibits held at previous conferences. 

For more information on side events and exhibits, please visit the Side Events and Exhibits webpage on the official UNFCCC website. 

Who is eligible for holding side events and exhibits?  

  1. Observer organizations duly admitted by the Conference of the Parties are eligible to apply for one side event slot and/or one exhibit. For information on the admission process for observer organizations, please click here.
  2. Parties to the UNFCCC must partner with an observer organization in order to be eligible to apply for a side event slot and/or an exhibit slot. Please review the information note on further details for Party applicants.
  3. UN system organizations and specialized agencies.

Due to the high level of interest in COP 27, we expect the number of applications to be very high. We kindly ask you to review the Eligibility and Selection Criteria for Side Events and Exhibits before applying.

How to apply for a side event and/or exhibit? 

SEORS is the only channel used by the UNFCCC secretariat to receive applications for official side events and exhibits by IGOs and NGOs duly admitted by the COP and Parties partnering with such admitted observer organizations.

For detailed instructions on how to submit an application, please refer to the Side Events and Exhibits Application Manual

Before applying for a side event and/or an exhibit, please carefully review the frequently asked questions

! Please be informed that in case your application is successful, your contact details will become publicly available in the official side events schedule/list of exhibits in SEORS. 


Registering in SEORS is only possible while a session is open. Should you encounter any problems with registering in SEORS and accessing your SEORS account, please contact us via email:

Please note that all applicants must register for a new personal account in SEORS for each conference. User names and passwords from previous conferences will not work. 

Information for UN side event organizers and exhibitors

  • Applications by UN organizations for holding a side event and/or an exhibit at COP are outside of the SEORS scope. The inter-agency coordination for UN and side events and exhibits is undertaken by the UNFCCC secretariatAll relevant information on Side Events and Exhibits for COP 28 will be communicated to the Designated Contact Points for UN organizations to the UNFCCC in due course.

  • Please note that there is no secretariat-managed coordination of UN side event and exhibit applications for the SB sessions. Potential UN side event organizers/exhibitors should submit their applications via SEORS

How to access past side events and exhibits?

Archives of side events and exhibits held at previous UNFCCC conferences can be found here.

To view video recordings of past side events, please visit the Side Events Archives webpage on the official UNFCCC website

Recordings of COP 27 side events can be viewed on this secretariat-managed YouTube channel