World Hydropower Congress

Information for delegates


Located near the Eiffel Tower, right in the heart of Paris, the iconic UNESCO Headquarters is a jewel of modern architecture. The site is considered international territory and belongs to the organisation’s 195 Member States. UNESCO Headquarters is conveniently located for transport.


The nearest Metro stations are Ségur-UNESCO, Cambronne and Ecole Militaire. The venue is near stops for buses 28 and 80, and taxis are readily available throughout the city. The nearest airports are Paris Orly Airport (15km) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (32km).

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We are able to issue a visa invitation letter once we have received your completed registration and payment. Please make this request via the online registration form and ensure you have left enough time to apply. You will need to provide your passport number and your date of entry and exit in to Paris.

Please note that is it your responsibility to check the Visa Entry Regulations into France. You can find out more here:

It is your responsibility to ensure that your passport is valid for travel and we recommend that you check entry requirements with your local embassy. Please note that some countries require your passport to be valid for up to three months from the date of return.

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