|What are some of the steps to take for those aspiring to attend the GENEVA FORUM?|
|This is what you need to do in order to take part in the Forum :|
|When must we arrive in Geneva to be in time for our conference?|
|What is the process to become a member?|
|If you are interested in attending the GENEVA FORUM, we require that you become a member of the organization. Two options are available for this purpose:|
|What are the types of official partnerships with the GENEVA FORUM and how can it be accessed?|
|The Geneva Forum offers two types of partnerships: |
|Which expenses are covered by the GENEVA FORUM?|
|If you are interested in a conference that runs in the afternoon, you must arrive at the Palace of Nations no later than 10am of the day of the conference to receive your entry pass for the UN. If you wish to leave on the same day, you can from 8pm.|
|Will the accommodation and travel expenses of invited conference speakers be covered by the GENEVA FORUM?|
|As stated above, the GENEVA FORUM will host the week-long conference in the UN Palais des Nations where you will have the opportunity to meet with your peers.|
During this forum, even when invited by the organizing committee itself, speakers will still be expected to finance their own accommodation and travel expenses.
However, please enquire whether your institution is able to cover the Forum expenses considering that it counts as a scientific conference. Do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team if you need an invitation letter.
|Will the speakers coming from very far have their accomodation fees covered by the GENEVA FORUM?|
|In the same way we don’t cover transport costs, unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation or travel expenses for all our speakers.|
We do however offer low-cost housing options available in Geneva:
|How can I obtain an invitation letter?|
|Whether it is needed for a visa or to apply for internal funding from your organisation, you have to: |
|Can I become a member of the NGO Objectif Sciences International?|
|To join OSI as an individual member, you must adhere to one of the structures of the NGO; in this case, registration to the Geneva Forum automatically qualifies you to become a member of OSI. |
You may become a core member of the NGO by undertaking one of the following programs as well:
|Can I start a local OSI group in my country?|
|As long as there is no existing local group in your country, you may establish one by acting as a local representative. This can be done by following the steps below:|
|How is the GENEVA FORUM associated to the UN?|
|Objectif Sciences International and the Geneva Forum are both accredited by the UN and they hold an ECOSOC advisory status. |
Different GENEVA FORUM sessions are held in partnership with different branches of the United Nations.
|How do the Geneva Forum attendees benefit from the UN?|
|The UN plays a key role in international decision-making, as such you will have opportunities for collaboration with a variety of stakeholders. |
In addition, the outcomes and recommendations of the conference will be shared with all relevant United Nations entities involved in specific issues.