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IGF 2017 First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting

Date: 

Wednesday, 1 March, 2017 - 10:00 to Friday, 3 March, 2017 - 18:00

The first Open Consultations and MAG meeting of the IGF 2017 preparatory cycle will take place from 1-3 March at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).

The main purpose of the 3-day meeting is to take stock of the IGF 2016 meeting and intersessional processes, as well as take forward discussions on the programme and structure of IGF 2017 and other ongoing IGF activities.

All interested stakeholders are invited to register online, join and participate in the meeting. Online participation will be available for those unable to join physically in Geneva.

>>VENUE

The venue for the meeting will be Room XII, Building A, at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG), Switzerland: 

8–14 avenue de la Paix CH–1211 Geneva 10 [Map]

Access to the venue: Use the Pregny Gate entrance (Avenue de la Paix, 14), where you will pick up your badge, and proceed to Building A. [Map of UNOG]

>>PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

Tramway

Line 15 - Stop at Place des Nations

Bus

Lines 5 (Airport), 8, 11, 22, 28 (Airport) V, F, Z - Stop at Place des Nations

Lines 1, 11, 28 (Airport) - Stop at Rigot

Lines 8, 28 (Airport) V, Z, F - Stop at Appia

Taxis

022 33 141 33

>>REGISTRATION AND BADGING

All stakeholders must register online, as onsite registration will not be available. 

In order to register, you will need to login with your IGF user profile. If you do not have a profile yet, please create one: it will allow registrations, proposal submissions, commenting, setting site preferences and more. Deadline for online registration is Monday, 27 February 2017 at 12:00 p.m. UTC.

Once you have received your UN registration confirmation (in the form of a PDF), please print this or have it ready on your smartphone and take it with you to the Pregny Gate entrance at UNOG. Please also remember to have with you a copy of your passport/national ID. The confirmation and ID will be necessary for badging purposes.

*More logistical information available in the "Practical Guide to UNOG"


 

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

United Nations

Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Dependance La Pelouse

Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

Switzerland

+41 (0) 229 173 678


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