Logistics: FAQ

1. How do I obtain a visa?

All non-Indian passport holders traveling to India for this event will need to apply for a conference/seminar visa or an eBusiness visa as soon as possible. We recommnd that you refer to your local consulate as the ultimate authority on all visa inquires and needs. The UN Global Compact is not responsible for the submission of your visa application nor for the ultimate approval or denial of your visa application. 

You will be asked to provide relevant passport information during the online registration process. Once your registration is completed and paid in full, you will subsequently receive a visa letter of support from the UN Global Compact via email. This letter should be submitted along with other documentation when applying for the visa. 

Please click here for detailed instructions on processing your visa for India. Should you have any questions about your visa application, please email joshi@alpcord.com and expect a reply within three to five business days. 

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2. How can I make a hotel reservation?

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Le Méridien New Delhi Hotel (the location of the event) at a special group rate. For more information please click here. To reserve your hotel room today, please email groupresv@lemeridien-newdelhi.com and pkumar@lemeridien-newdelhi.com. When you reserve your room, ensure you 1) state that you are reserving a room for the Global Compact April 2017 Conference; and 2) note that your group code is GLO 25042804 to receive the special rate.

The address is 8 Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India. Please click here to view the official hotel website.  

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3. Can the UN Global Compact cover the expenses of my trip to New Delhi?

The Making Global Goals Local Business – India event relies on the participant registration fees to cover the cost of the event. Unfortunately, we are unable to fund the costs of travel and lodging for participants. All transportation and lodging are the responsibility of each participant.

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4. Are there sponsorship opportunities for Making Global Goals Local Business – India?

Yes. This is a unique moment to align your organization with the UN Global Compact and demonstrate your support for our shared vision. Information on Sponsorship benefits is available here. If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor, please contact Thorin Schriber (+1-917-684-6044, schriber@globalcompactfoundation.org).

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5. How can I access up-to-the minute event information and connect with other attendees?

Download the UN Global Compact application on your mobile device or tablet to receive up-to-the-minute information regarding the agenda, speakers, venues, publications, resources, and more. Check back soon for instructions on how to download the app.

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6. Is there a dress code for the event?

The attire is business casual.

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