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WCIT-12: Practical Information


The ITU World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) will be held at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) from 3–14 December 2012.


A unique and common registration procedure for the GSS-12, WTSA-12 and WCIT-12 events will open online on 20 August 2012 at the WCIT-12 website:  Provision of information through the online registration system does not exempt Member States from the need to submit an original credentials document (see Credentials information contained in Circular-letter 84.


To reserve rooms in hotels recommended by the host country, participants are invited to book on line through the agency designated by the host country at: The rates of the Hotels include all applicable charges and municipality fees plus free internet and breakfast. Room confirmation will be provided within 48 hours of booking. Please note that hotel rooms cannot be booked through the ITU Secretariat.


Every foreign national travelling to UAE must be in possession of a valid passport. For complete details of visa requirements, participants are advised to consult the web site of the Host Country at Enquiries should be submitted electronically to: If a visa is required, participants are requested to submit the request and official documents to UAE official authorities at:, preferably four weeks, but not less than three weeks, prior to travelling to UAE. 

Meeting Room Management & Reservations

Meeting rooms within the Conference premises at Dubai World Trade Centre will be managed by the ITU Secretariat. Participants wishing to reserve a room are requested to complete a Room Reservation Form. Requests will be processed on a first come first served basis. During the Conference, the Room Reservation Service will be located at DWTC, Office 23. For any further information, please contact


Social Events

For all matters regarding social events during the Conference, please send all inquiries to, (Tel. 41 22 730 59 27 – Fax 41 22 730 58 17). In order to register for a social event, please fill in the social events form and return to the ITU Protocol Office. Please note that information contained in this form is for coordination and protocol purposes only.



ITU contacts for WCIT-12