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How to get to FAO 

The conference will take place at FAO Headquarters, which are located on Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, in front of Circo Massimo, Rome, Italy. It can be reached by car, bus, tram and metro line B (Circo Massimo stop).

Please see FAO corporate information page: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/information/travel/en/

For more detailed information about FAO Headquarters, including services, restaurants and bars, please visit: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/information/fao-hq/en/

Access to FAO Headquarters

Access to FAO Headquarters is restricted to persons in possession of a valid building pass (see section on Registration). Participants with meeting badge can enter only through Building A Entrance (Visitor Centre).

All entrances at FAO Headquarters are accessible to disabled persons with wheelchairs. A lift is provided in Building A, and a ramp is provided in Building D.

Most lifts at FAO Headquarters have wheelchair access.

Restroom facilities for disabled visitors are located in Building A on the ground, first and third floors near the meeting rooms. 

Registration of Participants and Admission to Meetings  

On the first day of each meeting, participants are requested to use the Main Entrance in Building A – the Visitor Centre, where metal detectors and thermal body temperature scanners are in operation. They will then be advised where to go to register for the meeting. 

Building Passes will be issued only after receipt of completed Registration Forms. A valid identity document will need to be presented to registration officials to collect the Building Pass.

Lost Building Passes should be reported without delay to the FAO Security Office. 

Conference rooms

The conference will be held in the Iraq Room (Room nb. A235).

Working groups are scheduled to take place in the Malaysia and Ethiopia rooms (B227 and C285).

Indications will be provided to the conference participants upon their arrival and registration.

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