Member States and other participants intending to host social events
during the Assembly are reminded that the ITU Protocol Service maintains and
monitors a calendar of such events.
The main purpose of maintaining this calendar of events is to inform Member
States and other participants planning to hold social events of possible
scheduling conflicts. The Protocol office will seek to assist, to the extent
possible, in identifying alternative times and date. It is, therefore,
strongly advised that organizers of social events first liaise and
coordinate with the Protocol Service before proceeding with final
arrangements for the date and time of a proposed social event. The Protocol
office serves solely as a go-between to suggest possible slots based on its
updated list of events and provides information on overlaps.
The ITU Protocol Service will liaise with the Conference and Publications
Department in order to ensure that distribution of invitations is done
properly. The Conference and Publications Department will place such
invitations in the pigeonholes of participants. It is recommended that
organizers properly label their invitation envelopes. Except for these
services, the ITU shall not take responsibility for logistical or other
arrangements of social events. These are strictly the responsibility of the
organizer of each event.
Please note that invitation cards and other materials distributed during the
Assembly for social events should not bear any ITU logo or any conspicuous
reference and signs that may suggest or even infer ITU’s endorsement of the
It is reminded that the list of social events maintained by the Protocol
Service is an internal confidential working document and is not meant for
For all matters regarding social events during the Assembly, please send all
protocol_service[at]itu.int, (Tel. +41 22 730 5927 – Fax +41 22 730 5817).
In order to register for a social event, please fill in the “
Social Event Form” and return to the
ITU Protocol Office. Please note that information
contained in this form is for coordination and protocol purposes only.
During the Assembly, you are welcome to Office Senate I - F.
If you need help for logistics on-site, please contact:
Ms Mpho Loliwe
Tirisano Travel - Centurion Pretoria
Tel: 012 644 2332
Mobile: 082 973 6139
Fax: 012 664 1589