Venue and Practical information


A. Venue
B. Access from Airports
C. Access
D. Accreditation
E. Practical information
F. Visas
H. Social events




The OECD Policy Dialogue on Aid for Trade 2008 will be held at the new OECD Conference Centre. The state of the art Centre brings a 21st century dimension to the OECD's historic La Muette site. 



OECD Conference Centre
2, rue André Pascal
75775 Paris Cedex 16, France 

+33 (0)1 45 24 82 00  


Access from Airports

Paris is served by two international airports: Orly and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle. You can get to Paris by public transport, by car or by taxi. Click here for additional information.



RER:    Line C - Henri Martin station
Metro:  Line 9 - La Muette station - Click here for Paris Metro Plan.
Bus:     63 - PC1 - 52


Self Service “bike hire” system.

Several stations are available near the Conference Centre. To find them, click here.

See a map of the area .



For security reasons, all participants must be accredited and be in possession of their identification badge at all times, including at social events.

Participants will receive their badges at the registration desk upon arrival at the Conference.

Please note that the access to the meeting room will be restricted to those wearing their identification badges .


Practical information

Currency Euro (€, EUR)
Electricity 220 V, 50 Hz
Time Zone GMT/UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
Telephone Area Code The international code to call France is “+ 33”. When calling from abroad, the number should be dialed without the first “0”.
When calling from France, Paris numbers always start with “01” and French cell phone numbers always start with “06”.
Cultural visits and social life For more information about current exhibitions and Parisian night life, visit Tourist Information.



European Union citizens do not need a visa to stay in France.

For others, depending on your nationality, the length and purpose of your stay in France, a visa may be required before departure.

For further information, please consult the French Foreign Affairs Ministry Web site.


Social events

Kindly note that the cocktail reception on 3 November will take place between 18:00 – 20:00 in the “Hall du Château” at OECD headquarters, 2, rue André Pascal, 16th arrondissement, Paris, +33 (0)1 45 24 82 00.



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