registered accompanying persons are invited to the social events of the Congress,
as well as to the following two half-day tours. Please indicate your choice of
dates on the Registration form.
Palais des Nations and the old
town of Geneva
Thursday, August 8, 2002 or Tuesday, August
Visit one of the major international conference centres and seat
of numerous UN bodies. The Palais des Nations is situated in extraordinary natural
surroundings and houses magnificent, multicultural masterpieces from all over
the world. A short bus ride brings you to the old town of Geneva. Stroll along
the cobblestone streets of Geneva's old town, dominated by St. Peter's Cathedral,
the historic Reformation Wall and some impressive ancient and modern architecture.
Castle of Chillon and Montreux
9, 2002 or Wednesday, August 14, 2002
Passing across Lausanne we
drive through the countryside and reach the Castle of Chillon located right by
Lake of Geneva. There, a guided tour of this medieval fortress and princely residence
carved out of a rocky cliff will be organised. This will be an opportunity for
you to relive history from the 11th to the 16th centuries. This visit will be
followed by a stop in Montreux with shopping and you will then return to Geneva
Departure for both tours will be from the Congress Hospitality
Desk at the Palexpo Congress Center at 09:00 and return at 13:00 (approximately).