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Radiocommunication Assembly 2012 (RA-12)
Geneva, 16-20 January 2012


World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12)
Geneva, Switzerland, 23 January-17 February 2012

Visa assistance:

Please note that citizens of some countries are required to obtain a visa in order to enter and spend any time in Switzerland. The visa must be requested at least three (3) weeks before the date of beginning of the meeting and obtained from the office (embassy or consulate) representing Switzerland in your country or, if there is no such office in your country, from the one that is closest to the country of departure.

If problems are encountered, the Union can, at the official request of the entity you represent, approach the competent Swiss authorities in order to facilitate delivery of the visa but only within the stipulated deadline. Any such official request must specify the name and function, date of birth, number, date of issue and expiry of passport, of the person for whom the visa is requested and should be submitted to the Media Relations by mail to Request, signed by a responsible officer, must be accompanied by photocopy of passport.

The secretariat will be unable to assist with incomplete requests and/or requests received after 16 December 2011.

Hotel accommodation:

Information concerning hotel accommodation in Geneva can be found at the following website address:

For further information or assistance with setting up interviews, please do not hesitate to contact us at Media Relations Service.


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