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Practical Information - Law, Justice and Development Week 2013



Main entrance for registered participants: 1818 H Street NW


Security procedure: Please bring a valid photo ID (such as your national passport) to enter the World Bank premises.


Collection of identification passes: Please bring the confirmation email to collect your identification pass and event badge.


Identifiation pass: Your identification pass will be valid for the whole week and will be required when you wish to enter Bank premises. 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.




Purpose: Display of knowledge products from the Thematic Working Groups and Communities of Practice of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development.


Date: November 18-22, 2013


Location: Atrium




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 to specify your accommodation needs.


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



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



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




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.


The Hotels recommended for LJD Week 2013 are:

  • The St. Gregory Luxury
    2033 M Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Tel (202) 530 3611 (ask for Fabricio Jiron)
  • The Melrose Hotel
    2430 Pennsylvania Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    Tel (202) 955-6400 (Ask for Bonnie Taylor)
    Reservations extension: 15
    Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST
    Group code: 1311WBLJDW
    Rate: $189.00, plus 14.5% tax. 

    Booking Link

    Please indicate that you are making reservations for World Bank LJD Week to receive the World Bank rate.


For additional information, please send an email to

Last updated: 2013-10-11

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