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IGF Village 2017

IGF Village Position
The IGF Village will be positioned inside of the Palais des Nations (UNOG), at the second floor of the E building.


Total Number of booths

Total number of Booths for now is 55.


Booth description (dimensions and facilities)

Each booth will contain one desk, with a backdrop panel behind the desk (dimensions 3 m 60 cm width and 120 cm height of the panels (with the overall height of the panel be 210 cm).

These panels are covered with a fabric, that will require you to have velcro fasteners to stick your info paper materials (posters and similar) to the panels

Each booth will have 3 chairs.

Each booth will have 1 power plug (voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz, type J).

The whole Village area will be covered with a stable, open and free wifi network.

Each booth will contain one A3 format paper that contains only the name of the exhibitor. This signage will be placed on the panel area.


How the Booths will be allocated?

By a stakeholder group, in alphabetical order.


What can you bring to your booths?

You are allowed to bring your paper info-materials (banners, backdrops, posters, publications and similar) that are directly connected to your work and are of non-commercial nature.

You can bring your laptops. However, please note that the UNOG security does not allow any coffee/tea machines or similar electronic devices to be at the booth area.

The booths will not contain any publication racks.
The booths will not have any lockable cabinets.
The desks at the booths do not have any drawers.
You as the booths organizers are responsible for the booths belongings. The Security advised not to leave valuable items unsupervised (like for example laptops).

Can the exhibitors rent a TV?
The UNOG does not provide this service. In case you would want to bring your own TV, please let the Secretariat know. However, kindly note that these panels will not allow for you to mount the TVs on them.

Can you ship any materials to the Palais prior to the meeting?
In case you would want to ship your info paper materials to the UNOG, prior to the Meeting, you can do so. All materials will need to arrive at the address of the Palais (see below), by the 1st December. The IGF Secretariat will make efforts to have these materials stored within our premises. However, the booth focal points will be responsible for transporting the materials from the storage space to the Village area. Most probably, the booth focal points will have access to the Village area during the weekend (to be decided if on Saturday or Sunday), and of course starting from early Monday morning.

The shipping address is:

United Nations

Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa La Bocage

Palais des Nations,

CH-1211 Geneva 10


+41 (0) 22 917 34 11

In case you will want to drive in with your motor vehicle to the Palais, to have the materials delivered in this way, please do inform the Secretarta. We will need the name of the driver, type of the motor vehicle, number of registration plates, the description of the materials that you want to deliver this way, and the date you plan to enter the Palais.

In case of any questions, please contact the IGF Secretarial at: [email protected]




Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 411