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Participation and Registration

The Event is open to anybody and no accreditation is necessary.

How to get to the conference venue?

Getting from the airport Roissy-Charles de Gaulle to UNESCO Headquarters

By train

The fastest and the cheapest way to get form the airport to UNESCO is the train (RER B).The one-way ticket costs approximately 9-10 euro. Take the RER B bound for Robinson or Saint-Rémi les-Chevreuse. Get of at the station Cluny La Sorbonne. Take Metro Line 10 bound for Boulogne and get of at the station Ségur. Leave métro station following the sign “UNESCO Fontenoy” Walk to UNESCO – 5 min.

By metro (underground/subway)

One ticket is valid for one trip regardless of the distance travelled. It is cheaper to buy 10 tickets at a time, asking for a “carnet”. Stations close to UNESCO are Ségur, Cambronne, Sèvre Lecourbe and Ecole Militaire.

By bus

Use the same tickets, coupons and cards as for the métro, one ticket per trip. You must validate the tickets on the bus. The closest stop to UNESCO is at Montparnasse station. Once at the station take metro line 6 to Sevres Lecourbe or Cambronne stations. Buses which pass near UNESCO are the 28, 80, 82, 87 and 92.

For further information on travel in Paris and the Paris region, you may consult the Paris Transport website. (

By taxi

There are taxi ranks in the place de Fontenoy It is possible to telephone for a taxi at the following numbers: +33(0)1 45 66 00 00, +33(0)1 49 36 10 10 or +33(0)1 47 34 00 00. Give the address of the building where you are and UNESCO’s telephone number (+33(0)1 45 68 10 00). On arrival, the meter will already show a certain amount. That amount, which corresponds to the price of the journey made to pick you up, is charged to you. The taxi from Paris-CDG to UNESCO Fontenoy will cost you approximately 60 to 80 Euros.

By individual car

There are many public fee-paying parking spaces near UNESCO, both underground and surface, indicated by a sign with a white P on a blue background.


European Union citizens do not need a visa to stay in France. For others, depending on your nationality, the length and purpose of your stay in France, a visa may be required before departure. For further information, please consult the French Foreign Affairs Ministry website.

Please note that UNESCO cannot organise a visa on your behalf and that there are long deadlines to get visas in some countries.


Please note that each participant should make his/her own reservation.

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General Information

  • Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
  • Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz
  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
  • Telephone Area Code: The international code to call France is “+33”. When calling from abroad, the number should be dialled without the first “0”.
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