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Information related to the venue and logistics for participants in the Paris climate change conference may be found under the following headings. They provide essential guides to take you from your home into the conference as well as comprehensive information about the venue, logistical arrangements and services at the conference site.

Getting prepared

There are a number of things to bear in mind prior to your arrival. This section includes information and links related to visas, accommodation, consignments and shipping, and other useful information you may need to prepare for the Paris conference.


COP 21/CMP 11 will be held at the Le Bourget conference site, comprising three different areas: the conference centre for registered participants the Climate Generations Areas for civil society and the Gallery for business representatives.
pdf-icon Overview map of the premises (1151 kB)

Click here for an overview of the locations and opening times of all catering options at COP 21/CMP 11.
Click here for a map of the locations of water fountains at COP 21/CMP 11.

Logistics and services on-site

A large number of services facilitate your participation and make your stay at the conference site comfortable. To assist you in navigating information on transportation to the conference venue and life at and around the conference venue, please consult this A to Z  guide as well as pdf-icon this set of FAQs (610 kB) .
In addition, a pdf-icon brochure with practical information for participants is available on the host country website.

An information note on sustainability aspects related to the provision of food & drinks at COP 21/CMP 11, including information on the percentage of vegetarian food served, is available pdf-icon here (118 kB) . The note describes the main actions that catering companies providing services at the Paris sessions have committed to, within the framework of the overall sustainability strategy of the conference.

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