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Logistical information for the sixth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts

Venue

United Nations Campus

Altes Abgeordneten Hochhaus

Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1

53113 Bonn, Germany

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Registration

The registration will take place from 8:30-9:00 on Wednesday, 11 October 2017

 

Accessing the venue

Access to the venue is restricted to participants of the Sixth meeting of the Excom. UN security at the guard house will ask you to provide them with your passport or other official identification document from your country. Having passed the UN security guard house, the entrance to the venue is located immediately on the left-hand side. Please pick up your meeting badge at the registration desk on the ground floor.


Getting to the venue

From Bonn Hauptbahnhof

Take bus number 610 or 611 (Direction Heiderhof) and stop at: "Deutsche Welle". From this bus stop, the Guard House of the UN Campus is less than 100 meters away.

From the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) in the city centre: take tram 63 or 16 direction Bad Godesberg or tram 66 direction Bad Honnef, Königswinter or Ramersdorf to the stop "Heussallee/Museumsmeile".

Upon arrival at the stop Heussallee/Museumsmeile, exit the station by following the sign "UN Campus" and continue walking straight ahead for about 5 minutes and you will reach the Guard House of the UN Campus.

From Bonn Bad Godesberg

Take bus number 610 from 'Rheinallee'. The bus stop is located just behind the main subway station in Bad Godesberg. Go to the "Deutsche Welle" stop (~20 min). From the bus stop, walk straight for about 50 meters and look for the entrance on your right marked 'United Nations'.

Getting to Bonn

There are three airports nearby:

  • Cologne/Bonn Airport: You can take the bus SB 60 - Airport Express (departing from bus stop at Terminal 1) to Bonn Main Railway Station (Bonn Hauptbahnhof) (~30 min). Alternatively, you may wish to take a taxi (~25 min).
  • Düsseldorf Airport: You can take a train (Deutsche Bahn) to Bonn Hauptbahnhof (~65 min).
  • Frankfurt/Main Airport: You can either take the high-speed train ICE (~40 min) to Siegburg/Bonn, then take tram 66 to Bonn Hauptbahnhof (~25 min). Alternatively, you may take a regular train (~105 min) to Bonn Hauptbahnhof.

 

Visas

Upon request, an official letter of invitation will be sent to participants. This can be attached to the German visa application. Visas can be obtained from your nearest German embassy or consulate. Addresses can be downloaded from the website of the German Foreign Office.

 

Security requirements in the building

Please note the standard security requirements that you need to be familiar with when you visit us here at the UN Campus in Bonn:

  1. No big luggage allowed inside the building; maximum size is a backpack or a briefcase or laptop bag (If you have big luggage you will have an option to leave it with security and it will be stored until leaving the premises);
  2. No friends or family members unless they are participants;
  3. Participants should not use the facilities of other offices on the conference floors;
  4. Smoking is only allowed outside the building;
  5. All participants will be checked against their passports/ national ID cards
  6. The participants should not move throughout the building unattended for safety reasons unless really necessary; in that case please inform the Security;
  7. Please report any loss of conference ID badge to the Security for corrective action regarding the access;
  8. Participants should not leave their personal items of value unattended;
  9. Participants should appear at the entrance of the building half an hour earlier in order to ensure that there is enough time to deal with the last minute changes if there are any;
  10. No photos should be taken inside the building.

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 City dialing code  (0)228
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