Practical Information

The WSIS Forum 2015 will be held from 25–29 May 2015 in Geneva Switzerland. This event, co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD, builds upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders. The Forum will be hosted by ITU and held in ITU and WIPO Headquarters.

Getting to ITU

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.



The ITU Travel Service 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.



How to get around the ITU and WIPO premises, connect to Wi-Fi, ITU printers, etc. As well as where to find a bank, post office, shops, etc.


Badging Information

For on-site participants badges issued by ITU will be required to enter the ITU and WIPO buildings.

Badging Desks

Badging will take place at registration desks located on the ground floor reception area of the ITU Montbrillant building.

Please note:

  • There will be no registration desk at the WIPO premises, badges should be collected at the ITU Montbrillant building.

  • Badges should be picked up personally. The collection of badges on behalf of a delegation is not permitted.

Opening hours

Friday, 22 May

14h00 – 17h00

Monday, 25 May

08h30 – 12h00 and 13h30 – 17h00

Tuesday, 26 May

07h30 – 12h00 and 13h30 – 17h00

Wednesday, 27 to Friday, 29 May

08h30 – 12h00 and 13h30 – 17h00

itu montbrillant building

WSIS Forum 2015 | Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable Development
25–29 May 2015, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland