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Bonn Climate Change Conference - July 2001

Bonn Climate Change Conference - July 2001


Logistics

  • Venue

    The venue for the resumed sixth session of the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (16-27 July 2001), held in conjunction with the fourteenth sessions of its subsidiary bodies (starting on 16 July), is the Hotel Maritim, Godesberger Allee, 53175 Bonn, tel.: (0228) 8108-0, fax: (0228) 8108-811.

    The following provides an overview of conference services and their locations in and around the Maritim. Please note that more detailed information, including opening hours and contact numbers for all service desks, can be found in the brochure Information for Participants, which is available at the conference information desk next to the main entrance of the Maritim.

    Information on the meetingsTop

    The Daily Schedule (16-18 July) and the Daily Programme (19-27 July) provide information on all scheduled meetings of the Convention bodies, including their timing and venue, and the agenda items to be considered. They also provide schedules of the meetings of other groups and of press briefings, as well as other announcements relevant to the conference. The Schedule and the Programme are available at the Documents Distribution Counter and on this web site under the heading "Programme"

    Please note that information contained in the Schedule and the Programme is subject to change according to the needs of the negotiating process.

    Important announcements or last-minute changes not contained in the Daily Schedule or Daily Programme are displayed on the CCTV monitors located in the foyer of the Maritim and elsewhere on the conference premises. This information can also be viewed on the TV sets in the Maritim hotel rooms and this web site under the heading "Programme"

    The Information Desk, located next to the main entrance of the Maritim, provides information about the meetings and the venue.

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July

    Contact: Mr. Andreas Engler
    Tel.: 43329-41 / 42
    Fax: 43329-43

    Meeting rooms can be reserved at the Meeting Room Reservation Desk located in the foyer near the main entrance.

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July

    Contact: Ms Kay Merce / Ms Alice Baumelle
    Tel.: 43329-66

    DocumentationTop

    All official documents, as well as the Daily Schedule/Daily Programme and the list of participants, are available at the Documents Distribution Counter located in the main foyer.

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-61

    Computer and communication servicesTop

    Computer facilities. Computers and two high-speed printers are available to participants on a first come, first served basis. These computers, located in the foyer of the first floor, are equipped with word processing and spreadsheet software and are connected to the Internet.

    The helpdesk staff at the Computer Centre also assist participants who wish to make colour prints, printouts on overhead transparencies or scans of pictures.

    Note: Please be considerate and do not monopolize the equipment which is intended for use by all participants.

    Photocopying machines. Two card-operated photocopying machines are available to participants for the duration of the meetings. These machines are located in the conference foyer next to the Documents Distribution Counter. The cards needed to operate the machines can be purchased from the Information Desk. In case of technical problems with these copiers, please contact the staff at the Documents Distribution Counter.

    Additional copiers are located in the Media Centre (Ministry of Education) for the use of media representatives and NGOs.

    Telephones, fax machines, and modem jacks. Coin and card-operated telephones as well as card-operated fax machines and twelve plug-and-play desks to connect laptops to the Internet are located in the foyer near the main stairs. For instructions on how to use the plug-and-play desk to dial up to the Internet, please see the information stickers at the desks.

    Please also note that the coin-operated telephones belong to the Hotel Maritim and calls from these phones are charged at a higher rate.

    The Deutsche Telekom cards needed for the card-operated telephones may be purchased at the Bonn Information Desk near the main entrance of the Maritim.

    Mobile telephones. COP 6 participants can purchase mobile telephones at the T-Mobil desk in the main foyer. These telephones cost DM 66 each and include a pre-paid call card which can be recharged. The phones can also be used outside Germany. Participants who do not wish to keep their cell phone after the end of the conference may return them to the T-Mobil desk where they will be collected for recycling. Please note, however, that returned phones will not be reimbursed.

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    (closed on Sunday, 22 July)

    Funding for delegatesTop

    Delegates from Parties eligible for funding may collect their daily subsistence allowance (DSA) from the Administration office located in corridor Einstein on the first floor. Please present your passport or other official identity document (photo ID), tickets and boarding pass stubs to the travel officer when claiming DSA.

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    (closed on Saturday, 21 July
    and Sunday, 22 July)

    Contact: Mr. Jaroslav Knap,
    Mr. Sascha Strobel
    Tel.: 43329-72

    Services available to NGOsTop

    Offices and a meeting room for environmental groups and local NGOs are located in the Ministry of Education (entrance level). Business and industry groups have an office and a meeting room in the foyer of the Ministry of Environment (first floor).

    Each office is equipped with three PC workstations and a printer. NGO Press Briefings will be held in the International Media Centre.

    Business and industry organizations
    Ministry of Environment Tel.: 43328-93

    Environmental groups
    Ministry of Education Tel.: 43328-15

    Local NGOs
    Ministry of Education Tel.: 43328-16

    General ServicesTop

    Bonn Information. Information on hotel reservations, local transportation, train and air travel, as well as tourist information about Bonn and Germany is available at the Bonn Information Desk (Toursimus & Congress) near the main entrance of the Maritim.

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tel.: 43329-39

    Note: During the time of the conference participants may use their conference badges for free public transport in Bonn.

    Pigeonholes. Delegates of Parties who wish to leave messages for other participants are requested to use the pigeonholes located at the Documents Distribution Counter. Representatives of non-governmental organ-izations may use the message board located in the main foyer to post messages.

    Restaurants. Located in the main foyer of the Hotel Maritim are a restaurant ("Rôtisserie"), a café ("Brasserie"), and a bar offering drinks and snacks.

    Deliveries. Participants expecting deliveries to the Hotel Maritim should contact Mr. Amir Gholamali, located at the Information Desk (Tel.: 0160-3673724).

    Bank. Deutsche Bank, located in the foyer of the Maritim, operates a bank desk for participants of the conference. Services include processing of DSA payments, cashing of travellers cheques and changing of major currencies from and into Deutschmarks.

    Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    (closed on Saturday, 21 July
    and Sunday, 22 July)

    Events / RemarksTop

    Receptions. A reception, hosted by the German ministry of environment and the City of Bonn to welcome participants to the conference, will be held on Tuesday, 17 July, as of 7 p.m. on the Museum Square next to the art museum (Kunsthalle).

    The official reception of the Executive Secretary, the President of the COP, and the UNFCCC secretariat takes place in the Maritim on Wednesday, 18 July as of 6.30 p.m. All participants to the conference are cordially invited to attend.

    Special events and exhibits. A preliminary calendar of special events and exhibits held during COP 6.5 will be made available with the first issue of the Daily Schedule at the beginning of the conference. For updates and changes to the calendar, please see the Daily Schedule and, as of 19 July, the Daily Programme and the announcements on the CCTV monitors as well as the message board for special events and exhibits in the main foyer.

    In order to provide a better focus for information on events and to avoid paper wastage, participants are kindly requested to post flyers and posters regarding special events, exhibits or meetings only on this message board and to inform the secretariat (Ms Barbara Black, Tel.: 43329-76) before posting any material. Please note that flyers posted in other areas of the conference centre will be removed.

    Other events. A detailed calendar of social and cultural events organized around the conference can be found in the special and cultural events guide published by the City of Bonn. Copies of this guide are available at the conference Information Desk.
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    Remarks
    Emergencies. In case of a medical emergency, please contact the German Red Cross staff located in the emergency room near plenary I (Tel.: 8108735) and in the mobile medical station next to the entrance of the Registration tent in front of the conference centre (Tel.: 3728801).

    For other emergencies, immediately contact UN security staff (wearing either a UN uniform or a UN armband), who will be located at the entrance of the conference area, or call one of the following numbers:
    43329-70 /71
    0160-36737-43
    0160-36759-18

    Badges. Access to the conference venue is restricted to registered participants of the meetings. In order to help enforce the high security standards of the secretariat, participants are expected to wear their badges as soon as they are issued. They must be worn at all times and in all areas for the duration of the conference. Badges are issued only on the basis of a letter of nomination from Parties, Observer States or accredited Observer organizations. Lost badges must be reported to the Registration Desk immediately.

    Personal items. Please be aware that unattended items will be removed. Contact UN security staff, located near the conference centre's main entrance, for lost and found items.

    Food or drinks are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

    Smoking area. Please note that smoking is not permitted in the Conference Centre, except in the designated areas.

    Summary of Conference Services (A-Z)Top

    What

    Where

    Remarks

    Banking services

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    (closed on Saturday, 21 July
    and Sunday, 22 July)

    Bonn Information

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tel.: 43329-39

    Information on
    climate change and UNFCCC

    Climate Change Kiosk
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    Computers

    Computer Centre
    First floor
    Hotel Maritim

    Conference information

    Information Desk
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-41 / 42
    Fax: 43329-43

    Deliveries to the conference centre

    Information Desk
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Mr. Amir Gholamali
    Tel.: 0160-3673724

    Funding for delegates

    Administration
    Corridor Einstein
    First floor
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    (closed on Saturday, 21 July
    and Sunday, 22 July)
    Tel.: 43329-72

    List of participants

    La Marée
    Hotel Maritim

    Mr. Horacio Peluffo
    Tel.: 43329-77

    Media accreditation

    Press Accreditation Counter
    Registration tent
    outside Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-82 / 83
    Fax: 43329-84

    Media Coordinator

    International Media Centre
    Ministry of Education

    Mr. Axel Wüstenhagen
    Tel.: 37758-90

    Media Information

    Media Information Desk
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Tel.: 43329-65

    Medical service

    Emergency room
    Hotel Maritim /
    Mobile medical station
    next to entrance
    of Registration tent

    Tel.: 8108735 (Maritim)
    3728801 (Mobile station)

    Meeting room reservation

    Meeting Room Reservation desk
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 9 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-66

    NGO Liaison
    Special events and exhibits

    La Marée
    Hotel Maritim

    Ms Barbara Black
    Tel.: 43329-76

    Official documents

    Documents Distribution Counter
    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-61

    Photocopiers

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Press Documents

    Press Documents Counter
    International Media Centre
    Ministry of Education

    Tel.: 43329-65

    Registration of participants

    Registration tent outside Hotel Maritim

    Hours: 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
    Monday, 16 July - Friday, 27 July
    Tel.: 43329-85 /86
    Fax: 43329-87

    Security

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Tel.: 43329-70 /71
    0160-36737-43
    0160-36759-18

    Telecommunication

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    UNFCCC Spokesperson

    Foyer
    Hotel Maritim

    Mr. Michael Williams
    Tel.: 43329-60 / 67

ENB Coverage

Special Events and Exhibits

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