Online Registration & Logistics Information for the Global WOPs Congress

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Logistics Information & Online Registration

*PDF version is available from here

  

Programme Overview of the Congress (as of 08 November 2013)

Online registration

 

Dates

Global WOPs Congress – Wednesday, the 27th of November and Thursday, the 28th of November

GWOPA General Assembly and excursion trip – Friday, the 29th of November

 

Meeting Venue

The meeting will be held in the building of former Hospital de Sant Pau, which is the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Programme and Language

The official language of the conference is English. English-French-Spanish simultaneous interpretation will be provided at the plenary sessions.  The interpretation arrangement for other sessions depend on the availability of the equipment and more detailed information will be available on the final programme.  

 

Registration

Please register online from hereThe deadline for the online registration is the 15th of November. The items included in the registration are as follows.

  • Admittance to the Congress and General Assembly
  • Daily coffee/tea breaks (lunch is not included)
  • 2 cocktail receptions
  • Participation in the excursion trip (pre-registration is required)

Participants are requested to have their lunches at the restaurant in the area of the Hospital de Sant Pau.  The restaurant information will be given upon your arrival in the venue.    

 

Accommodation

Participants are requested to make their own hotel bookings. The hotels listed below have special rates for the participants of the Congress and General Assembly.  Please be advised that rates differ depending on the date of your booking.  Please ask the hotel about the rate applicable for you and conditions (cancellation policy, included services, etc).

 

Hotel Ayre Rosello (4*)
Carrer Rosello 390, 08025 Barcelona
Phone: +34936009200
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Price from 105 Euros
1 km from the venue - 10 minutes walk

Hotel Confortel Belart (4*)
Carrer de Lepant 406, 08025 Barcelona
Phone: +34934335440
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Price from 90Euros
1km from the venue – 10 minutes walk

Hotel Eurostars Monumental (3*)
Carrer del Consell de Cent 498, 08013 Barcelona
Phone: +349320288
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Price from 75 Euros
1.5 km from the venue - 15-20 minutes walk OR 15-20 minutes by metro L2 (1 stop to Sagrada Familia) + L5 (1stop until Sant Pau Dos de Maig)

Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia (3*)
Carrer d'Aragó 569, 08026 Barcelona
Phone: +34932458905
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Price from 85 Euros
1.5Km from the venue - 15-20 minutes walk OR 10 minutes with Bus L92 OR
15 minutes by metro L2 (1 stop to Sagrada Familia) + L5 (1stop until Sant Pau Dos de Maig) 15 minutes.

Hotel Amrey Sant Pau (2*)
Carrer Sant Antoni Maria Claret 173, 08045 Barcelona
Phone: +34934335151
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Price from 75 Euros
0.3 km from the venue - 5 minutes walk

 

 

Visa

Spain is a member of the Schengen Agreement.  Therefore those who need the Schengen visa are requested to apply at your nearest Spanish Embassy/Consulate early to avoid delays.  If you need a formal invitation letter to support your visa application, please request one from the GWOPA Secretariat. The information about the Schengen Visa application is available from here.

 

Support

Financial support will be made available to a limited number of participants from water and sanitation utilities in the South.  Submission of an Operator and WOP profile on the GWOPA’s website is required for sponsorship together with the submission of the application form.   The deadline of the application form is Friday, the 4th of October. - Application deadline is over.

  

GWOPA Secretariat

Attn: Taeko Yokota (English) and Marta Lorenzo (English and Spanish)
GWOPA Secretariat
UN-Habitat Office in Barcelona
Phone: +34 934099308
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