All EC-71 approved documents are located in the folder PROVISIONAL REPORT (Approved documents). They will remain there until the Final Abridged Report of the session is published at the WMO Library website. You will be duly informed when this is done.
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 Congress.
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.
Badges should 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.
Hotel Ibis Genève Centre Lac
Rue De Berne 26, Pâquis, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Rue Butini 7, Pâquis, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Hotel Ibis Genève Centre Nations
Rue du Grand Pré 33-35, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Hotel Les Nations
Rue du Grand Pré 62, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
Rue de Lausanne 135, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
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.