Exhibitions and promotional material

An exhibition is organized during the meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, 24 April -5 May 2017 to disseminate relevant and timely information to participants at the Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG) (Address: 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland).

Requests for exhibitions should be sent at the latest by Friday, 3 March 2017 to:

Mr. Charles Avis
Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
e-mail: Charles.avis@brsmeas.org
Tel.: +41 (0) 22 917 82 52.

United Nations rules with regard to the marketing activities by private companies in a United Nations conference centre

  • Private companies can exhibit only what is pertinent to the conference they have been invited for and must not at any time solicit, transact nor market their services;
  • The exhibition shall be for information purposes only, for the benefit of the participants to the conference.

Security at CICG

United Nations security will be present at night but best to take away smaller and removable equipment such as laptops. Such equipment is also best secured, if you are leaving the booth unattended during the day.

Insurance and security arrangements for equipment at the CICG

  • Security would be provided by the United Nations security;
  • Exhibitors should make their own private arrangement for insurance of equipment.

Shipment of materials for the purpose of the exhibition

Any government or organization wishing to ship materials for the purpose of the exhibition should inform the Secretariat (Charles.avis@brsmeas.org ), and provide a description of the content of the packages. 

Promotional or exhibition materials may be sent directly to the conference centre from 14 April 2017 at the following address:

c/o. Ms. Marina Bartolomei
Project Manager
2017 BRS COPs
Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG)
17, rue de Varembé
CH-1211 Geneva 20
Tel.: + 41 (0) 22 791 90 63
Fax: + 41 (0) 22 791 90 64
Email: m.bartolomei@cicg.ch

​All shipments should have a label clearly indicating they are intended for the “Meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, 24 April -5 May 2017 (Exhibitions)”, as well as the name of the contact person within your organization responsible for its remittance and withdrawal at the end of the conference.

We would like to draw your attention in particular that any delivery fee incurred, including VAT and custom fees, must be covered by the sender upfront. Failure to do so might result in your delivery being sent back by CICG.