UNSDI Deliverables workshop

General Information

Date: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 (All day) to Wednesday, February 6, 2008 (All day)
Venue (short): 
Rome, Italy

At the 8th annual meeting of UNGIWG in Bangkok, Thailand (UNGIWG-8), UNGIWG members agreed to advance the UNSDI initiative by focusing on a set of time-bound deliverables that will guide the mandate of the UNSDI Project to be executed either by a willing UN agency or by UNOPS who sign an MoU with one or more UN agencies sponsoring the UNSDI Project.

The UNSDI Deliverables Workshop will be held in Rome on 5 & 6 February 2008.

Documents

Provisional Annotated Agenda of the UNSDI Deliverables Workshop
download (pdf) 95KB - 30 January 2008

Provisional Agenda of the UNSDI Deliverables Workshop
download (pdf) 95KB - 30 January 2008

Logistics

Transportation and accommodation information
download (pdf) 66KB - 24 January 2008

Venue

The workshop will be held at the WFP HQ. The first week of February WFP will host its Executive Board meeting as well. Therefore, a large number of delegates from 36 States Members, ambassadors, guests and WFP staff from Country Offices and Regional Bureau will attend the meetings.

To avoid logistical constraints the workshop will take place in a WFP building near by (300 meters) the main premises: the Saint Martin Building. Saint Martin Building.

Physical address:

via Cesare Giulio Viola 31
Meeting Room

A The entrance from the main road is highlighted with the dotted line in the aerial picture above.

Coordinates: E 12.410678 N 41.821395

Google Maps

Travel Information

Transport

The braves that whish to test their driving skills in Rome may rent a car at the airport. There are several companies. You may tray at http://car-rental.europcar.com/car- rental-ITALY-FIUMICINO.html

Rome is a unique city. The taxi system is unique as well. To get a taxi you should call one of the many companies in town. The most popular is available at 06 3570. They do speak English. Tell the operator your address and a cab will arrive in few minutes. The fee is by meter. From the city centre to the WFP offices the driver may charge you 15-25 Euros.

There is a metropolitan train (Rome-Fiumicino Airport) which stops 5 minutes walking distance from WFP. The station name is Muratella. Trains every 15 minutes. Cost one euro. A map of train and subway lines is available at http://www.atac.roma.it/docunet/file.asp?mid=3&rid=4 .

Coordinates N 41.824781 E 12.408647 to check your way to the office.

Those who are familiar with FAO may use the shuttle between FAO and WFP. It is free once you show the driver your WFP temporary pass.

 

Leisure

If you arrive before the workshop or will leave a day after you may have some spare time to enjoy Rome. The city offers many historical sites, museums, events, exhibitions and restaurants. The official site of the Municipality of Rome is at http://www.romaturismo.it/v2/en/main.asp . Some additional info at http://www.romace.it/site/englishsection.php

Accomodations

CLOSE TO FAO

HOTEL CAPO D'AFRICA
Rome downtown, close to FAO at about 20/30 minutes from WFP by Metro + Shuttle

Tel. 06 772801
Prenotazioni 06 594848
info@hotelcapodafrica.com
angelo.battistini@hotelcapodafrica.com

1 single room: Euro 175 per night breakfast included
1 double room: Euro 190 per night breakfast included

http://www.hotelcapodafrica.com

 

HOTEL AVENTINO
Rome downtown, close to FAO at about 20/30 minutes from WFP by Metro + Shuttle

Tel 06 5745231
Fax 06 5741112
info@hotelaventino.com

1 double room single use: Euro 98 per night breakfast included

http://www.aventinohotels.com

 

HOTEL SANT ANSELMO (Hotel Aventino)

Rome downtown, close to FAO at about 20/30 minutes from WFP by Metro + Shuttle

Tel 06 5745231/2
Fax 06 5741112

1 double room single use: Euro 160 per night breakfast included

http://www.aventinohotels.com/inglese/hotel_rome_colosseum.htm

 

HOTEL VILLA SAN PIO (Hotel Aventino)
Rome downtown, close to FAO at about 20/30 minutes from WFP by Metro + Shuttle

Tel 06 570057
Fax 06 5741112
info@aventinohotels.com

1 double room single use: Euro 124 per night breakfast included

http://www.aventinohotels.com/inglese/hotel_rome_thermae_caracalla.htm

 

HOTEL SANTA PRISCA
Rome downtown, close to FAO at about 20/30 minutes from WFP by Metro + Shuttle Largo Manlio Gelsomini 25

Tel 06 5750009
Fax 06 5746658

1 single room: Euro 110 per night breakfast included
1 double room: Euro 150 per breakfast included

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CLOSE TO WFP

HOLIDAY INN
Within walking distance to WFP (it's the closest one to WFP)

Tel 06 65581
Fax 06 6557005

1 single room: Euro 130 per night, breakfast included

reservations@holidayinn-eur.it
http://www.holidayinn-eur.it

 

SHERATON GOLF WFP
recheable by Taxi (approximately 2/3 km)

Tel. 06 65288
Fax 06 65287016

1 single room: Euro 130 per night with breakfast
1 double room: Euro 153 per night with breakfast

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/search/hotel_detail.html?property...

 

HOTEL HILTON FIUMICINO
Inside Fiumicino Airport, 2 train stop from WFP, but faraway from Rome downtown.

1 single room: Euro 240 per night breakfast included; Euro 205 breakfast not included

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=ROMAPTW MARRIOTT

 

HOTEL At Fiumicino Airport
2 train stop from WFP, but faraway from Rome downtown.

1 single room (double single use): Euro 120 per night breakfast included
1 double room: Euro 150 per night breakfast

http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/romcy

 

ABITART HOTEL
Close to Ostiense Metro and Train Station (20 minutes from WFP)

1 single room: Euro 170 per night breakfast included (full rate will be Euro 245)

Tel. 06 6543191

http://www.abitarthotel.com