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Law, Justice and Development Week 2012 - Practical Information

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MEETING INFORMATION

The Law, Justice and Development Week 2012 will take place on December 10-14, 2012 at the World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA.

 

Most sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the agenda (e.g., evening receptions). 

 

Please refer to the program agenda for information about content, time and location of sessions.

 

PUBLIC SPACE, IT ARRANGEMENTS AND MESSAGE BOARD

The Preston Auditorium Lounge will be made available to participants for networking. A free Internet connection and a message board will also be available. Please ask World Bank staff at the registration desk for details.

REGISTRATION

Registration closed on December 3, 2012 at 12:00 am Washington DC Eastern Time.  

ENTRANCE AND SECURITY PROCEDURES

Registered participants will enter the building from the main entrance located at 1818 H Street NW.


A dedicated security procedure will be in place to facilitate security check, however we suggest that you arrive well in advance and bring a valid photo ID
 (such as your national passport).


Collection of identification passes will take place at the
 registration desk after completing the security check. 
 

Throughout the duration of Law, Justice and Development Week, the registration desk will be open from 8.30 am.

 

IDENTIFICATION PASS

Your identification pass will be valid for the whole week, please bring it with you every day.


For identification and security reasons, participants must display their identification passes visibly at all times while in the Bank premises.


The loss of an identification pass must be reported immediately to the registration desk or security personnel.

 

EXHIBHITION SPACE

A limited space will be dedicated to tables for GFLJD partners that are interested in distributing information materials. Please contact the GFLJD Secretariat for details at globalforumljd@worldbank.org.

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE SESSIONS

Participants are invited to actively participate in the sessions during the Question and Answers periods.  It is at the discretion of the session’s Chair if the participants will use index cards to indicate their questions or be invited to use the microphones located in the audience.

 

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS

The World Bank will provide reasonable accommodations for participants with disabilities as long as we are informed of special needs in writing at the time of registration. Please contact globalforumljd@worldbank.org to specify your accommodation needs.


VISA

Please be advised that it is the responsibility of participants to obtain a visa to enter the United States if applicable. You will need a passport that is valid for no less than three months following your departure from the United States.

Please consult the respective United States Consulate regarding United States visa application deadlines and documentation required http://travel.state.gov/visa.

 

CANCELLATION

Registration cancellations and/or requests for a refund must be received in writing at least 30 days prior to the start of the conference and must be addressed to the globalforumljd@worldbank.org. All such requests will be entitled to a refund of the total conference fees paid less a $50 administrative charge. Refunds will be credited to the account charged.

 

Cancellations and/or requests for refunds received in writing less than 30 days prior to the beginning of the conference shall not be granted and the full conference fees shall apply. Refunds will not be made for no-shows.

 

Non-Fee Participants

 

If you will not be able to attend the LJD Week 2012, please let us know through a brief email to globalforumljd@worldbank.org at least one week prior to the event.

ARRANGEMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS

All event-related-expenses: travel, accommodation, medical insurance and other arrangements are the responsibility of participants.  

CONTACT

To contact the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development please address your correspondence to: globalforumljd@worldbank.org.

DIRECTIONS

Metro Directions

 

The nearest station on the Orange Line is Farragut West (about 2 blocks from the main World Bank building). The nearest station on the Red Line is Farragut North (about 3 - 4 blocks from the main building). For more information about the Washington, DC metro, see Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

 

Most trains arriving to Washington, DC arrive at Union Station. To get to the World Bank, either take a taxi or take the Red Line Metro from Union Station to Farragut North. From there, it is about 3 - 4 blocks to the main World Bank building. For more train information, see Amtrak.

 

 

Airport- Driving Directions

(Directions provided by MapQuest)

 

Dulles International Airport - IAD
Reagan National Airport - DCA
Baltimore Airport - BWI

 

HOTELS

Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. We urge participants to make reservations as soon as possible since local hotels fill up quickly. For your convenience, please find a list of hotels in the DC area. 

 

AKA WHITE HOUSE

AVENUE SUITES - GEORGETOWN

BEST WESTERN GEORGETOWN HOTEL & SUITES

CAPITAL HILTON

CARLYLE SUITES HOTEL

CLARION COLLECTION HOTEL ARLINGTON COURT

CLUB QUARTERS WASHINGTON

CROWNE PLAZA HAMILTON WASHINGTON DC

DONOVAN HOUSE

DOUBLETREE GUEST SUITES WASHINGTON DC

EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL-WASHINGTON DC DOWNT

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL WASHINGTON DC

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY INN WASHING

GEORGETOWN SUITES

GEORGETOWN SUITES HARBOUR

HOMEWOOD SUITES WASHINGTON-DOWNTOWN

HOTEL PALOMAR WASHINGTON DC

HOTEL ROUGE

LOMBARDY HOTEL

MANDARIN ORIENTAL WASHINGTON DC

MARRIOTT WASHINGTON

MELROSE HOTEL WASHINGTON DC

ONE WASHINGTON CIRCLE HOTEL

PARK HYATT WASHINGTON

RENAISSANCE DUPONT CIRCLE

RESIDENCE INN WASHINGTON DC - VERMONT AV

RESIDENCE INN WASHINGTON DC/DUPONT CIRCL

RIVER INN

ST. GREGORY LUXURY HOTEL & SUITES

STATE PLAZA HOTEL

THE CHURCHILL HOTEL

THE DUPONT CIRCLE HOTEL

THE FAIRFAX AT EMBASSY ROW

THE FAIRMONT WASHINGTON, DC

THE GEORGETOWN INN

THE MADISON HOTEL

THE NORMANDY HOTEL

THE QUINCY

THE RITZ-CARLTON GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON,

THE RITZ-CARLTON, WASHINGTON, D.C.

TOPAZ HOTEL

VIRGINIAN SUITES, ARLINGTON

W WASHINGTON D.C.

WASHINGTON HILTON

WASHINGTON PLAZA HOTEL

 

Last updated: 2012-12-03




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