Useful Information


Welcome to Geneva!

To facilitate and make your stay in Geneva more pleasant, we gathered some useful information for you.

ITU's headquarters

ITU's headquarters in Geneva are conveniently located overlooking the Place des Nations in the heart of the Geneva's United Nations district. Access is easy by foot or private transport, or using public transport.


Leisure time

As you will see, Geneva has plenty to offer.

The Geneva Tourist Office will provide you with a wealth of information on such things as guided and self-guided tours of the main attractions in and around the city, excursions by bus, train, lake steamer or cable car, cultural events (theatre, music, museums...) and much more besides.

But to get you started, we have put together a few links to the main venues, based on the kind of entertainment they provide and ease of access.  


Safe and professional environment

Adhering to UN values of integrity, respect for diversity and professionalism, ITU events and conferences offer a professional and respectful environment, free of discrimination and harassment. The CEB-endorsed Code of Conduct to Prevent Harassment, Including Sexual Harassment, at United Nations System Events is now applicable to all ITU meetings, conferences and events wherever they take place. 

The Code of Conduct is available online.

If you have experienced or witnessed harassment or sexual harassment, you can seek advice and support, and report to ITU Ethics Office through  

You can also contact ITU's Head of Safety and Security Division at +41 79 715 8477 and/or


ITU maintains a list of hotels and residences of different categories in and around Geneva that offer special rates to delegates attending its conferences and meetings. The list is accompanied by booking forms.

ICT Services

Wi-Fi access is available throughout the ITU premises. The configuration parameters are as follows:

  • Select the SSID "ITUwifi" and enter the access key provided on-site
  • If "ITUwifi" is not visible, select “ITUwifi-legacy” and enter the same key as for ITUwifi

Read more about ITU wireless LAN

IT Support - Service Desk

Varembé building, office V29

Office hours: 8:30 - 12:00 & 13:30 - 17:00

Tel: ext. 6666


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