Support for accommodation

Support for accommodation

Are you taking part in an international conference and do you have limited financial means for accommodation in Geneva?

CAGI can provide support to facilitate your stay and reduce the cost.

Conditions of allocation

The participant must meet the following cumulative conditions :

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The delegates must participate in an event related to the areas of expertise of International Geneva organized by an international organization (IO) or a non-governmental organization (NGO).

The following events are eligible :

  • Conference,
  • Seminar or workshop,
  • free of charge training,
  • Statutory meeting (general assembly, committee),
  • Team meeting (internal retreat).

CAGI can provide support to :

  • A representative of a civil society organisation from a developing country,
  • A representative of a government of a Least Developed Country (LDC),
  • A representative of a government of a Small Island Developing State (SIDS),
  • A representative of a subnational government (city/region) from a developing country,
  • A representative of an organisation for the defence of minorities,
  • A representative of an organisation of indigenous peoples’,
  • A refugee

  1. Countries eligible to receive official development assistance (ODA). LDC: Least Developed Country.
  2. SIDS: Small Island Developing State according UN DESA list.
  3. Person who has been granted a refugee status by the host country.

CAGI makes booking arrangements in one of its partner hotels and cover the cost of the stay to the establishment.

In return, the delegate contributes to the cost of his/her stay by paying CAGI a daily contribution of between CHF 35 and 140 depending on his/her financial means (per diem obtained for his/her stay). The per diem refers to the daily amount allocated by the organisation for the costs incurred by the mission in Geneva (accommodation, meals and local transport).

Delegates with a per diem of more than CHF 230/day are not eligible for an accommodation support.

The subsidized stay can start 2 days before the start of the event and end 2 days after the event. Any previous or subsequent stay will be the responsibility of the delegate and must be reserved by him/her.

The maximum duration of the subsidized stay is 30 days per year, divided into one or more stays.

Accommodation for visiting delegates​

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accommodation for visiting delegates

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Practical guide for delegates

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for visiting delegates


Access by public transport (TPG): Line 5: Intercontinental stop; lines 8, 20, 22, 60: Appia stop. No parking on site.
Opening hours : Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm. Between noon to 2pm by appointment.
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Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the International Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.