The Hague 2019
Session of The Hague : 25 – 31 August 2019
Information for participants to the 79th session of the Institute of International Law
The Peace Palace, Carnegieplein 2, 2517 KJ The Hague
It is the responsibility of participants to establish visa requirements for the host country and any transit countries as may be necessary, including the securing of such visas. Further information can be obtained here: https://ind.nl/en/shortstay/pages/business-visit.aspx.
Special arrangements have been made with the following hotels in The Hague:
Hilton Hotel The Hague Zeestraat 35
Carlton Ambassador Sophialaan 2
Ibis and Novotel Novotel Suites, Grote Marktstraat; Novotel, Hofweg 5-7 (Passage); Ibis Den Haag City Centre, Jan Hendrikstraat 10; Novotel World Forum, Johan de Wittlaan (Closest to the Peace Palace)
If you want to make use of these special arrangements, please make your booking via the link of the hotel as listed in Annex 2 to IDI Circular No 1/2019 which has been sent to you by e-mail on 20 February 2019.
Additional hotels in the vicinity (without special arrangements)
Boutique Hotel Mozaic Laan Copes van Cattenburch 38
Crowne Plaza Den Haag – Promenade Van Stolkweg 1
The Hague Marriott Hotel Johan de Wittlaan 30
Park Hotel Molenstraat 53
Arrival in the Netherlands and local transportation
Many transport options are available for getting from Schiphol Airport to The Hague. There are several train, bus, shuttle and taxi services, which can be utilized. Further information can be obtained here: https://www.schiphol.nl/en/transportation-from-schiphol/
Climate and clothing
During the summer, lightweight clothing is appropriate, but be sure to bring rain gear as you may expect to experience a shower or two during your stay.
The official currency in the Netherlands is the euro. All major credit cards and traveller’s cheques are widely accepted at banks, hotels, restaurants and shopping centres.
All participants are required to obtain medical insurance for the duration of the conference. The general emergency number in the Netherlands is 112. Additional information can be obtained through your hotel. There are no required immunizations for the Netherlands.
The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
• Type C: also known as the standard “Euro” plug. This socket also works with plug E and plug F.
• Type F: also known as “Schuko”. This socket also works with plug C and plug E.
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