Practical Information (English)



The Conference will be held at the following venues:

  1. The World Bank headquarters on 17 April : 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433
  2. The IMF headquarters on 18 April: 700 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20431


Participants may collect their badges and conference documents/folder during the first day and second of conference at the registry desk situated in the main entrance of the World Bank and IMF Buildings after going through security check.

You will need to bring your official ID to go through security at the entrance of the World Bank and the IMF. We recommend that you keep your conference badge, security badge and your official ID at all times with you during the conference.



Please see below a list of recommended hotels in downtown Washington DC, conveniently located within walking distance to the conference venues.

We recommend that you book your hotel room fast as it will be a busy season in Washington DC due to the Spring Meetings at the World Bank and the IMF.

Kindly note that we are not able to make hotel reservations on behalf of participants. Should you require help with booking a hotel room, we invite you to get in touch directly with the embassy of your country present in Washington DC for assistance.

Name Address Phone number
AKA White House 1710 H Street NW Washington, DC +1- 202-904-2500
Georgetown Inn West End 1121 New Hampshire Avenue North West Washington, DC +1-202-457-0565
Capital Hilton 1001 16th Street NW Washington, DC +1-202-429-1700
Club Quarters, Washington D.C. 839 17th Street NW Washington, DC +1-202-463-6400
Embassy Suites Washington D.C. 1250 22nd Street NW Washington, DC +1-202-857-3388
Melrose Georgetown Hotel Washington 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC +1-202-955-6400
One Washington Circle Hotel 1 Washington Circle Northwest, Washington, DC 20037 USA +1-202- 872-1680
The Concordia 1250 New Hampshire Avenue Washington, DC +1-202-557-2000
The Fairmont Washington DC 2401 M St Northwest, Washington, DC 20037 USA +1-202-429-2400
The River Inn 924 25th St NW, Washington, DC 20037, United States +1-202-337-7600
The Westin Georgetown 2350 M St Northwest Washington, DC +1-202-429-0100



All delegates must possess valid passports issued by their home Governments. You can visit this website to find out how to apply for a US Visa:

Travellers that qualify for the USA Visa Waiver program must obtain authorization to enter the United States using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA):

If you need a letter facilitating your visa request, please indicate it in the registration form.



To and From the Washington Dulles International Airport:

Kindly note that the conference organizers will not be able to arrange transportation from and to the airport. Taxi fare from Washington Dulles International airport to the hotel is approximately 70$. It should take around 30/35 minutes to reach the hotels in downtown DC from the airport. We also encourage you to get in touch with your embassy to arrange pick-up.

Within Washington DC during the conference:

The World Bank and IMF headquarters are conveniently located in downtown Washington DC. The conference venues are easily accessible by walk or by taxi from the hotels suggested in the list.



April’s weather in Washington DC is typically temperate, with some chances of light rainfalls. Temperatures range from 60 degrees Fahrenheit (15 degrees Celsius) to 70-degree Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius).



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