Accommodation Information

There are a few options for hotels nearby the Palais des Nations, the WFS2017 Secretariat recommends the following hotels, which are in different categories and different prices points:

  1. Hotel Intercontinental Geneva – 5 star hotel, five minutes away from the UN main gate – Click here for the reservation link with a WFS2017 special fare
  2. Crowne Plaza Geneva – 4 star hotel, 10 minutes away from the UN main gate – Please contact Mrs. Gwendoline Munch for reservation with special WFS2017 fare
  3. Hotel Les Nations  – 3 star hotel, 10 minutes away from the UN main gate

WFS 2017 Venue

The official venue of the World Family Summit 2017
is the Palais des Nations – United Nations Office at Geneva.

General Information

Date: 14-15 December 2017
Venue:
Palais des Nations – United Nations Office at Geneva
Address: Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève, Switzerland
Registration Fee:
All participants are expected to REGISTER and are exempted from registration fee.
Languages:
Simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Arabic will be provided. Official documents will be available in English. The other languages will be provided according to availability.
Currency:
The local currency is the Swiss Franc. Currency can be exchanged at major banks, exchange agencies and at most hotels. The average exchange rate is USD 1,00 = CHF 0.97
Insurance:
The participants are expected to have and shall be responsible for their own insurance to cover expenses related to medical treatment while on travel or in Switzerland when attending the Summit and/or the related events.
Visa:
Switzerland is a party to the Schengen Agreement. Click here for the information and visa requirements to enter Switzerland.
Weather:
December marks winter in Geneva. The average temperature is between 3°C.
Special Note:

The lunches and dinner for the Summit days will be sponsored to all participants that register until the following deadline: November 20th.

After these dates, WFO cannot guarantee the sponsorship of meals as the package will be already closed for a specific number of participants.

Please check frequently for updated information.