The Seventy-First session of the Executive Council will be held in Geneva from 17
to 19 June 2019 after the closure of the Eighteenth World Meteorological
The Conference Registration and Information Desk will open from 8.30
a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on 14 June 2019, in the CICG. It will also be set up on the
ground floor of the WMO building from 17 to 19 June 2019 and will remain open throughout the session.
be worn throughout the session.
Documents will be posted before and during the session on the EC-71
website, in line with WMO greening efforts to promote paper-smart
meetings. Therefore, participants are kindly invited to bring
internet-enabled portable computers capable of handling Microsoft Word
2010 and Adobe PDF formats so that they can work in paper-smart mode
during the session.
Simultaneous interpretation into the six WMO official languages: Arabic,
Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided during
plenary meetings in Salle Obasi. Side meetings will be held in English
or with interpretation, when possible. Documents will be issued in the
six WMO official languages.
Participants are advised that hotel accommodation in Geneva and the
surrounding area may be scarce. They should inquire with the hotels to
see if it is possible to have special UN rates for the dates of their
stay. Please find below the list of some of the hotels located in the
vicinity of WMO.
1. Hotel Ibis Genève Centre Lac
Rue De Berne 26, Pâquis, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
2. Hotel Drake-Longchamp
Rue Butini 7, Pâquis, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
3. Hotel Ibis Genève Centre Nations
Rue du Grand Pré 33-35, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
4. Hotel Les Nations
Rue du Grand Pré 62, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
5. Hotel Eden
Rue de Lausanne 135, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
6. Hotel Mon Repos
Rue de Lausanne 131, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
For more information, you can also consult the Geneva Tourism official website.
Hotels in Geneva provide all guests, upon demand, with a free ticket
for public transport. In addition, upon arrival at Geneva airport, free
tickets are available from the machine in the baggage conveyor Hall
before passing customs.