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Jeevan Vihar Building

3rd Floor, Parliament Street

Connaught Place, 

New Delhi -110001



8th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

23 October - 1 November 2002

Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


On-site Facilities

To make your participation complete, the ITDC - ARMS will create various services / facilities on-site. These would include the following;

Office Space / Secretariat / Equipment

Office rooms, office space, secretarial facilities and office equipments can be booked / hired for use by participants, during the conference. However, at the Conference Venue (Vigyan Bhawan), rooms will not be available, due to shortage of space. However, ITDC - ARMS has made arrangements for such facilities at other hotels, offering various facilities. In case you have any individual request, please get in touch with us with your specific request and we will get back to you with details and costs.

Telecommunication Facilities / Mobile Phone Hire

Besides a PSTN (land line), network available in Delhi (India), there is also a state-of-the-art GSM cellular mobile network available. The GSM networks (4 in number), operate in the 900 & 1800 Mhz bands. Only GSM mobile handsets will work in India. However, for those delegates who want a GSM phone on hire, the same would be available on rent on payment basis. For details, please get in touch with us. However, delegates who are on the GSM network and have an international roaming facility may be able to use their existing mobile phones, subject to their local service provider has an arrangement with local service providers in India.

Business Centre / Postal Service

A Business Centre will be located at the COP 8 venue (Vigyan Bhawan), to provide services at cost to the participants. Services available will include Photocopying, Telephone (national and international), Postal service, Mobile phone hire, Fax etc. In case you have any individual request, please get in touch with us with your specific request and we will get back to you with details and costs.

Message Desk

A message desk would be operational at the COP 8 venue and can be used by the participants.

Accompanying Persons Program

Well defined, entertaining and interesting programmes to cater to varied interest areas have been worked out. Special programmes can also be arranged for a specific target group. You may get in touch with us with your choice and we will get back to you detailing whether it would be possible and the costs related to it. Accompanying persons, will not have access to the conference sessions / venue.

F & B Services

The Ashok group of ITDC is the official F & B service providers at the Venue (Vigyan Bhawan). For the convenience of participants, the ITDC - ARMS in co-operation with Ashok hotel, will bring to you a variety of eatables, from fast working meals, buffet lunch, tea / coffee & beverages etc - read more here. We would be happy to receive your choice of food, to enable us prepare ourselves to give you the best of the world famous Indian cuisine.

Limousine / Car Hire & Shuttle Service

ITDC - ARMS will make available for you shuttle services running between various hotels to the venue, as well as limousine hire service. You may notify your requirement in advance or book for the service on arrival.

Money Changer

The unit of currency is the Rupee and all money should be changed with authorised money changers. You should insist of a receipt, which will help in reconverting the money whenever you desire so. Avoid touts at any costs. You can change money at your hotel. However, at the Conference Venue, ITDC - ARMS, will set-up a special Money Changing Desk, for the convenience of the participants.