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Location of the Meeting Venue

CICG (17 rue  de Varembé CH - 1202 Geneva) is located near the Place des Nations.  

From the Gare Cornavin (main train station of Geneva)

  • Bus 5: Departing from the Gare Cornavin and getting off at the stop Vermont (10 minuites) 
  • Bus 8: Departing from the Gare Cornavin and getting off at the stop UIT (10 minuites)
  • Tram 15: Departing from the Gare Cornavin and getting off at the stop Sismondi (10 minuites) On foot: Around 20 minutes

From the airport:

  • Bus 5: Departing from the airport and getting off at the stop Vermont 
  • By taxi: Around 15 minutes (depending on traffic)

For more information on how to reach CICG, please visit here.


Plenary sessions and other meeting rooms

All plenary meetings will take place in the Amphitheatre D. Information on other meeting rooms are available at the Tentative Workplan​ of the session website.

Most updated information on the meeting rooms occupancy will be available at the Registration Desk as well as on the screens at the lobby area. 

As decided by the Executive Council, delegations will sit in alphabetical order based on the names of the Members of the Organization starting from the front of the hall and beginning with Vanuatu.


Internet access

It  is recommended that participants bring their own plug adapters to enable them to plug into Swiss power sockets. Adapters will be available for sale at the WMO boutique. Instructions for connectivity to the Wi-Fi system of the Conference Centre  will be available at the Registration Desk and posted on information screens onsite. 

Parking facilities

Parking at and around the main entrance of the Conference Centre is not allowed. In the streets adjoining the Conference Centre, parking is available for limited periods only. There is a large underground car park (“Parking de la Place des Nations”),  open day and night, in the vicinity of the Conference Centre, near the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters building. The entrance is located on Rue de Varembé, approximately 100 meters to the right of the main entrance to the Conference Centre. 

Office accommodation in the Conference Centre

A limited number of offices will be made available in the Conference Centre for rental during Cg-19. Delegations wishing to rent office facilities should address their requests to Conference Services (


An unattended cloakroom is available to delegates in the entrance hall of the Conference Centre.

Restaurant, bar and cafeteria

A restaurant, bar and cafeteria are available in the Conference Centre, with additional dining options nearby. 

Medical service

There will be a first-aid station located at the Conference Centre. Outside working hours, delegates seeking immediate medical attention can go to the “Centre Médico-Chirurgical Vermont-Grand-Pré” located near the Conference Centre at 9A, rue de Vermont, which is open 24 hours, 7 days a week (Tel.: +41 (0)22 734 5150). The medical emergency number in Switzerland is 144.

WMO Boutique

The WMO boutique will have a display at the Conference Centre, offering souvenirs of the Nineteenth Congress and WMO for sale.

Duty-free fuel and shopping

In order to obtain duty-free shop passes, delegates should apply to the Conference Registration and Information Desk. 
The International Geneva Welcome Centre, CAGI, will also provide some usefuel information for all delegates and will have a welcome desk during the first week of Cg-19.