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In this section:

Registration Information

2015Registration

Registration for the 2015 Annual Meetings in Lima is now OPEN.

Attendance to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) Annual Meetings is by invitation only. All participants must be accredited in advance of the Meetings.

Click here for complete information on Meetings registration.

 

 

Annual Meetings Badges

During October 5-11, Annual Meetings badges will be required for admission to secure areas within the Banco de la Nación Office Tower, Lima Convention Center, National Museum, National Theatre, National Library, the plenary and at social events hosted by the Peruvian Authorities.

Credentials

Governors and their Alternates must be duly accredited. Governors, Alternate Governors, and Temporary Alternate Governors appointed for the Meetings who have not provided accreditation information prior to registration are requested to present their official credentials at the Registration Desk at the National Library. It should be noted that, in the event a formal vote is required, a member’s vote is normally cast by its Governor, or if the Governor is unable to be present, by the Alternate Governor; if neither is able to be present, a valid vote can be cast only by an accredited Temporary Alternate Governor. THERE IS NO PROVISION FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A TEMPORARY GOVERNOR, but a Governor may be appointed for the duration of the Meetings.

Visa Information

All participants should ensure that passports are valid for at least six months from the date of entry from the date of entry into Perú and obtain any necessary entry visas.. On July 1, 2015, the Government of Peru introduced a Special Visa Process for Annual Meetings participants (Read more...). If you require a visa to enter Peru, please apply as early as possible to the relevant Peruvian diplomatic or consular missions to allow sufficient time for processing. The lack of a valid visa may cause the authorities to deny boarding at the port of embarkation, as well as denied entry into Peru. For a complete list of visa requirements for participants travelling on official passports and those travelling on ordinary passports, please consult the detailed information below:

Diplomatic, Special, Official, and Service Passports and UN, EC and OAS Laissez Passer will be allowed to enter Peru without a visa for a stay of up to 90 days from the date of entry.

Ordinary passports from countries that do not require a visa: Accredited Annual Meetings participants holding passports from the 97 exempt countries do not require a visa to enter Peru, provided they stay less than 184 days.

Ordinary Passports from countries that require a visa: Accredited Annual Meetings participants holding passports from all other countries require a visa to enter Peru. Visa requirements are specific to the individual’s category of participation (as defined by the Government of Peru). Read more…

Accredited journalists must contact and make arrangements with the Peruvian Embassy/Consulate in or in charge of their country. Read more…

For a summary table (pdf file) of visa requirements please click here.
 

Peruvian Consulates and Embassies

Directory of Peruvian Consulates overseas (In Spanish)

Directory of Peruvian Embassies overseas  (In Spanish)

 

Travel to Peru

Annual Meetings Participants should make their own travel arrangements to and from the Annual Meetings and are urged to arrange flight reservations as early as possible in order to obtain their preferred flights and dates of travel.

Health Requirements

The Peruvian Health Service advises that no vaccinations are required to enter Peru. However, participants coming to Peru from or through areas infected with yellow fever should consult their local authorities regarding applicable vaccination requirements.

Insurance Requirements

Delegates and other Annual Meetings participants are strongly advised to arrange for their own insurance for individual travel, medical care, and personal effects while attending the Meetings. Participants at the 2015 Annual Meetings in Lima are not covered for insurance purposes by the World Bank Group, IMF, or the Government of Peru, nor will these institutions accept responsibility for personal injuries, loss or damage to participants’ personal property.

Customs Information

Before you travel, please consult the following  website for complete details of items that can be brought into and taken out of Peru.

Lima Airport Information

Participants arriving at Jorge Chavez International Airport will proceed through designated lanes for Annual Meetings participants at both Immigration and Customs areas.

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  1. Arrival gate.
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2. Baggage pick up.
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3. Customs.
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4. Terminal exit (Leads to shuttle pick up area). 
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5. Shuttle pick up area (on your right after exit).
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6. Annual Meetings shuttles (Direct service to official hotels).


Note: Airport Shuttle Buses are located in the parking area on the far side of the Wyndham Hotel (see map below). There is a waiting area in the lobby of the hotel. From there, you will be directed to the bus servicing your hotel.

Transportation

After participants have cleared baggage claim and Customs, they will proceed to the Annual Meetings information counter where they will be directed to the shuttles operating between the airport and the official hotels.
 

Dates, Times, and Frequency

Shuttle Bus from Airport to Official Hotels

Date of Operation: from October 1 to 8
Hours of Operation: 24 hours
Departure Frequency: every 30 minutes

Shuttle Bus from Official Hotels to Airport

Date of Operation: from October 10 to 12
Hours of Operation: 24 hours
Departure Frequency: every 30 minutes


Participants
 will be requested to show an Official Annual Meetings Registration Confirmation Letter along with national passports or other means of photographic identification, to board the shuttle buses to the official hotels.

Depending on traffic and the time of your flight, transport time from Jorge Chavez International Airport to Lima city hotels is approximately 60 minutes.

Heads of Delegations – Facilitated Arrivals

Heads of Delegations will be met by a representative of the Host Government on the air bridge of their arriving flight and escorted to VIP Arrival Hall for passport processing and baggage retrieval. Up to one (1) additional accompanying person can be accommodated in the sedan provided by the Host Government. Members of the accompanying party that are not accommodated in the Host Government-provided sedan or delegation-arranged transportation will be directed to shuttle buses (Airport departures will operate in the same manner, with Immigration and Customs procedures facilitated).

Between October 1 and October 12, the Host Government will make available one sedan and a driver to each Head of Delegation for official use in Lima. This car and driver will be assigned upon the arrival of the Head of Delegation at Jorge Chavez International Airport.

Travel Tips For Peru

The Host Government has provided a website with detailed information about Lima and the Meetings. Please consult the additional resources provided below for more information and FAQs.

FAQ about Peru (External Website)

Weather - October is one of the most pleasant months for traveling in Perú. It is described as mild and warm. The daily temperature averages 12° Celsius (54° Fahrenheit) and 24° Celsius (75° Fahrenheit) in the evenings.

Geography and Weather of Peru (External Website)

Currency - The local currency is Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN). The exchange rate as of May 2015 is US$1 = 3.15 PEN. Credit cards are widely accepted in Lima. ATMs and currency exchange desks are readily available at the airports and in the meeting venues.

Currency (External Website)

Tax - In Perú, the equivalent of VAT or GST, known as Impuesto General a Las (IGV) is 18%, is levied and is nearly always included in the price. In hotels and some restaurants, you will also encounter a service charge which varies from 10% to 15%.

Water - In Perú, water from the tap is safe to drink. Bottled water will be available throughout the buildings in the meetings venues.

Electricity - Electrical voltage (110/220) and outlets (Type B/Type L) vary in Peru (see photos). Voltage converters and plug adapters are recommended.

 

In this section:

Map of Hotels

Hotel accommodations have been reserved in selected Lima hotels (designated as “official” Meetings hotels) to meet the expected delegation requirements. Delegations are requested to contact their preferred hotel directly to make reservations. A list of official hotels, contact information, and rates has been provided to each Office of the Executive Director.

Click on the image on the right for an expanded map of Official Hotels.

Hotel Information for 2015 Annual Meetings

Procedures for Hotel Reservations:
Country Delegations Only (PDF)

Delegation Block Request Form: 
OED Offices Only (PDF)

For detailed information on the routes and schedules of shuttle buses between Official Hotels and Annual Meetings venues, click on the name of your hotel in the list below.

List of Hotels

Miraflores

1. Hilton Lima
    Av. La Paz 1099, Miraflores

2. JW Marriot Lima
    Malecón de la Reserva 615,
    Miraflores

3. Casa Andina Private Collection
    Av. La Paz 463, Miraflores

4. Casa Andina Select
    Schell 452, Miraflores

5. Courtyard Marriot
    Calle Schell 400,
    Miraflores

6. Crowne Plaza Lima
    Av. Benavides 300, Miraflores

7. Dazzler Hotel Lima
    Av. José Pardo 879, Miraflores

8. EL Pardo Doubletree by Hilton
    Independencia 141, Miraflores

9. Four Points by Sheraton
    Calle Alcanfores 290, Miraflores

10. Radisson Decapolis Hotel
      Av. 28 de Julio 151, Miraflores

11. Hotel Estelar Miraflores
      Av. Benavides 415, Miraflores

12. Casa Andina Classic     Centro
      Av. Petit Thouars 5444, Miraflores

13. Ibis Larco
      Av. Larco 1140, Miraflores

14. El Condado
     Alcanfores 425-465, Miraflores

15. Turismo El Tambo I
      Av. La Paz 1276, Miraflores

 

16. Turismo El Tambo II
      Av. La Paz 720, Miraflores

17. Hotel Britania Miraflores
      Independencia 211, Miraflores

18. Estelar Apartments Bellavista
      Bellavista 216, Miraflores

19. José Antonio I Lima
      Av. 28 de Julio 398, Miraflores

20. José Antonio I Executive
      Colón 325, Miraflores

21. San Agustín Exclusive
      San Martín 550, Miraflores

22. La Hacienda Hotel & Casino
      Av. 28 de Julio 511, Miraflores

23. Girasoles Hotel
      Ernesto Diez Canseco 696,
      Miraflores
 

San Borja

24. Buisness Tower Hotel
      Av. Guardia Civil 727, San Borja
 

San Isidro

25. Royal Park Hotel
     Av. Camino Real 1050, San Isidro

26. Swissotel Lima
      Av. Vía Central 150, Centro      
      Empresarial Real, San Isidro
      25 The Westin Lima Hotel

27. The Westin Lima Hotel &
       Convention Center Las

       Begonias 450, San Isidro

 

28. Atton San Isidro
      Av. Jorge Basadre 595, San Isidro

29. Foresta Hotel & Suites
      Libertadores 490, San Isidro

30. Los Tallanes Hotel & Suites
      Av. Jorge Basadre 325, San Isidro

31. Melia Lima Hotel
      Av. Salaverry 2599, San Isidro

32. Costa del Sol
      3060 Av. Salaverry,
      Magdalena

33. Plaza del Bosque Hotel
      Av. Paz Soldán 190, San Iisdro

34. Suites del Bosque Hotel
      Av. Paz Soldán 165, San Isidro

35. Sonesta Hotel El Olivar
      Pancho Fierro 194, San Isidro

36. Aku Hotel
      Ignacio Merino 160, San Isidro

37. Roosevelt Hotel & Suites
      Álvarez Calderón 194, San Isidro

38. NM Lima Hotel
      Av. Pardo y Aliaga 300, San Isidro

39. Novotel Lima
      Víctor Andrés Belaunde 198, San
      Isidro
 

Cercado de Lima

40. Sheraton Hotel Lima &
      Convention Center

      Paseo de la República 170,
      Cercado de Lima (Downtown)

Local Transportation

A dedicated bus service for Meetings participants from the Lima International Airport to the official hotels will start on October 1 and from the hotels to the Meetings campus October 5. Also on October 5, there will be a circulator bus route that will follow the perimeter of the Meetings campus (connecting all drop off, pickup, entry, and screening points). The National Cultural Center serves as the transportation hub.

Nine bus lines will run between the airport, hotels, and Meetings campus. Each line will be color coded and encompass several co-located hotels. The buses will run at 25-30 minute intervals. Hospitality Desks located in each of the official hotels (staffed from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm), along with abundant Annual Meetings signage, will direct participants to the nearest bus stop. The complete list of bus routes and schedules will be provided as they become available.

Participants will be required to show an official Annual Meetings Badge or Annual Meetings Registration Confirmation Letter along with national passports or other means of photographic identification, to board the shuttles.

See the Transportation Guide for additional information on Local Transportation.
 

AIRPORT SHUTTLE

From Airport to Official Hotels
Date of Operation: from October 1 - 8
Hours of Operation: 24 hours
Departure Frequency: every 30 minutes

 

From Official Hotels to Airport
Date of Operation: from October 10 - 12
Hours of Operation: 24 hours
Departure Frequency: Every 30 minutes

Additional information on Airport Shuttles can be
found on the Registration & Travel tab.

HOTEL SHUTTLE

From Official Hotels to Meetings Campus
Date of Operation: from October 5 - 11
Hours of Operation: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Departure Frequency: every 30 minutes*

*On October 7 to 10, buses will run every 15 minutes from
6:00 am - 10:00 am.

From Meetings Campus to Official Hotels
Date of Operation: From October 5 - 11
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Departure Frequency: every 30 minutes

Additional information on Hotel Shuttles can be found by
clicking on the name of the Hotel in the list above.

 

RECEPTION SHUTTLE

On October 9, shuttles will be provided to the Host
Government Reception at the Parque de la Reserva.

From Offiicial Hotels and Meetings Campus to Parque
Hours of Operation: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

From Parque to Offiicial Hotels and Meetings Campus
Hours of Operation: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

 

CAMPUS SHUTTLE

Between Venues on the Meetings Campus
Date of Operation: From October 5 - 11
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Departure Frequency: every 15 minutes

A map showing the route of the circulator bus and pickup
points can be found below.                



Heads of Delegations

Heads of country delegations will be provided a sedan with a driver and accompanying security/liaison for the duration of the official visit (the service will run from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm daily). The sedan cannot be transferred to another minister or used by staff.

Between October 1 and October 12, the Host Government will make available one sedan and a driver to each Head of Delegation for official use in Lima. This car and driver will be assigned upon the arrival of the Head of Delegation at Jorge Chavez International Airport. If the Head of Delegation is replaced during this period, the sedan may be transferred to the minister designated as Head of Delegation but the car cannot be transferred to an alternative delegate nor used by staff. Please note that sedan use is restricted to the period from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm due to regulations on working hours of drivers.

In cases where a delegation’s embassy has not provided their own Liaison Officer, the Peruvian authorities will provide one English-speaking liaison to accompany the Head of Delegation in the car provided by the Host Government. The delegation will be responsible for scheduling the car through the liaison officer as the drivers may not speak English. According to the above arrangements, a maximum of two seats are available for the Head of Delegation and accompanying person. If needed, Delegations may arrange for additional transportation through embassies, rental companies or other resources.


Special Passes

Details of the procedures for obtaining the special passes required for private vehicles to access the Meetings venue have been provided by the Host Government (see attached document). The process requires the submission of a form, via email, providing information related to the vehicle and the driver. Once the submission is cleared, the Host Government will issue a pass similar to the attached image.
 

Procedures for Vehicle Access Pass in Lima 
- OED Offices Only (PDF)

Update to the Vehicle Passes Deadlines
OED Offices Only (PDF)



Car Service

Dedicated Car and Driver for hire service is not being provided by the Host Government. It is possible for Meetings participants to arrange such a service from their local embassy or by calling one of the official hotels, as some hotels partner with transportation and/or taxi companies.

Taxi Service at the Meetings Campus:

Taxi services will be available for participants at the Lima Convention Center (LCC). Also taxi services will be available at the NCC and can be requested at information booths throughout the Meetings campus.
 

Taxi Service Companies in Lima:
 

  Company Name    Service Phone Number Contact
Airport Remisse  (Car Service)    (51-1) 2190266 Call Center
http://cmvtaxi.pe/

Remise (Shuttle Service)  (51-1) 2190270 Call Center
cmv@exalmar.com.pe
Remisse (Car Service)

(51-1) 2617788 ext 114 Carlos Contreras
reservas@mitsoo.net
Regular Taxi (51-1) 4844001
(51) 994270108
Julio Oviedo
linfante@taxigreen.com.pe
or  
taxigreen@hotmail.com
Official Hotels    Contact the Front Desk of the Hotel    


Car Rental Companies in Lima: 

   Company Name   Contact Number Website
Airport                (51-1) 4455552 https://www.inkasrac.com/
(51-1) 2044420 http://www.budgetperu.com 
(51-1) 2076010 http://www.avis.com.pe/
(51-1) 4443050 http://www.dollar-rentacar.com.pe/
 

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Venue Information

The 2015 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will be held in Lima, Peru, Friday, October 9, to Sunday, October 11. The Annual Meetings plenary session and all related meetings and events will take place in the Lima Convention Center, National Museum, and the National Theater.

Please click on each venue for information on service locations and floor plans.

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Street Addresses for Venues

  (Gran Teatro Nacional del Perú): Avenida Javier Prado Este # 2225, San Borja, Lima 41, Perú
  (Museo de la Nación):Avenida Javier Prado Este # 2466, San Borja, Lima 41, Perú
  (Biblioteca Nacional del Perú): Avenida De La Poesía # 160, San Borja (Cruce de la avenida Javier Prado con avenida Aviación)
  (Nueva Sede Banco de la Nación):Avenida Javier Prado Este # 2479 San Borja, Lima 41, Perú
  (Lima Centro de Convenciones): Avenida Arqueología # 160, San Borja, Lima 41, Perú
 

See the  Campus and Information Guide for additional information on Venues.

Wifi Access

There is a comprehensive Wi-Fi infrastructure covering the entire Annual Meetings Campus in Lima.

WiFi Network: AM2015

Password: Meetings2015

Event Information

Below is a brief summary of types of events associated with the Annual Meetings. A complete listing of events can be found on the Schedule page.

Plenary Session

Plenary seating diagrams indicating sections reserved for delegations and invited participants will be available on IMF Connect, monitors in the lobbies of the meetings venues and at the Documents Center. Plenary seating includes seats for each member country’s Bank and Fund Governors. Each delegation will be allocated two seats immediately behind its Governor(s). All other members of the delegation will be seated theater-style in reserved areas.

Official Meetings

In the context of the Annual Meetings, the IMF and WBG also host meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee and the Developments Committee, as well as Seminars and other a number of related meetings of groups of country delegations, such as the G-20, G-24, and Commonwealth beginning on Tuesday, October 6.

Seminars

The seminars and flagship events that take place during the week of the Annual Meetings create a forum for government delegates, policy-makers, the private sector, representatives of civil society, academics and senior WBG and IMF staff to engage on the major financial and development issues currently confronting the international community. They are designed to generate discussion and debate as well as promote partnership, cooperation, and knowledge-sharing. These events are open to all accredited participants. There is no separate registration, and attendance is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

Cultural Events/Exhibits

Hospitality Programs (conducted in English) have been organized by the Host Government and are specially tailored to allow all registered participants to experience the many facets of Lima and its vicinity. Information on the Hospitality Programs and pre- and post-Meetings tours is available on the Host Government website and under the "Hospitality & Tourism" tab.

Food Services

If you wish to make reservations at one of the Acurio Restaurants in the Lima Convention Center please contact:

Nativa Restaurant (Menu) – phone: Maryan Alvarado at 995-551-511

Pueblo Libre Café (Menu) – phone: Flor Bohorquez at 995-550-062


Click here for a handy brochure describing the wide variety of food options available at the Peru “Mucho Gusto” Gourmet, located in the large white tent beside the National Museum.

Security Information

Perimeter  

Access 

During October 5-11, Annual Meetings badges will be required for admission to secure areas within the Banco de la Nación Office Tower, Lima Convention Center, National Museum, National Theatre, National Library, the plenary and at social events hosted by the Peruvian Authorities. During the period of the meetings, participants are required to pass through X-ray and Magnetometer checkpoints, in addition to the badge check.
 

General Safety

The IMF and World Bank Group will employ the standard security and emergency response capabilities for the Meetings. Security arrangements will be provided through partnerships with the Policía Nacional del Perú (National Police) and qualified security staff. These steps, tailored to the current risk environment, are intended to ensure everyone’s safety during the Meetings, and to ensure that we are prepared to respond to unexpected events.

In the event of an emergency, participants will be notified by the following inside the buildings:

• Public address announcements

• Messages on digital signage

• Security staff or venue staff

In addition, in order to convey emergency information to participants, the following communication methods will be used:

• E-mail notification: Detailed information or instructions will be sent to participants with in the event of an emergency
   (Messages will be sent to the e-mail address submitted with registration).

• Notification to participants staying at official hotels: Emergency information will be provided to the concierge at each
   official hotel.

• Notification to shuttle bus passengers: Information will be provided to the drivers of the shuttles. Please follow their
   instructions.

Emergency Guidelines

In an emergency, the buildings may be evacuated or you may be told to remain indoors until the situation has been resolved. In either instance, you will be notified by public address announcement, messages on digital signage/video monitors, or by security personnel.

In case of an earthquake:
Remain calm and go to the inner safety sites identified inside the building; such as the joining points of beams and columns, areas close to elevator banks and structural plates. However, if you are on the ground floor, the best option is to exit the building to an outdoor safety area.

Once the seismic activity stops, it is advisable to leave the building through the marked and illuminated evacuation routes, following the building security staff’s instructions.

In case of fire or smoke in the building:
In case of smoke or fire, do not await for a public announcement - leave immediately via the established evacuation routes, following the security staff’s instructions.

Note: All buildings have an illustrated evacuation map. Follow the evacuation routes shown in these maps.
 

Security Tips

Visibly display your Meetings ID badge at all times inside the venues. Keep your ID badge in a secure place when outside the security perimeter, but readily accessible in order to display upon request at security checkpoints.

• Immediately report the loss of your ID badge to security.

• Do not leave laptops, mobile phones, or other personal items unattended.

• Do not take street taxis, use designated official taxis

• Be careful of street food and tap water

Medical Information

The Host Government will establish a primary Medical Center with free services in the Banco de la Nación Office Tower and satellite health rooms in each building for rapid response and medical emergencies.

Onsite Services
 

Venue Medical Staff Available                     Operating Hours
International Airport Jorge Chavez Bilingual Staff  24 hours
Banco de la Nacion Office Tower Medical Doctor, Nurse, Technician 7 am - 7 pm
Lima Convention Center Medical Doctor, Nurse, Technician 7 am - 7 pm
National Museum Nurse, Technician 7 am - 7 pm
Natioanl Theater Medical Doctor, Nurse 7 am - 7 pm
National Library Medical Doctor, Nurse 7 am - 7 pm

 

Local Medical Institutions
 

Near the Meetings Campus                  
Clinica Ricardo Palma   http://www.crp.com.pe/
Clinica San Pablo   http://www.sanpablo.com.pe/
Sanna Clinica San Borja   http://www.sanna.pe/red-servicios/clinicas/clinica-san-borja
Clinica Internacional (San Borja)   http://www.clinicainternacional.com.pe/
Clinica Padre Luis Tezza  http://www.clinicatezza.com.pe/w/
In San Isidro                  
Clinica Angloamericana http://www.angloamericana.com.pe/
Sanna Clinica El Golf   http://www.sanna.pe/red-servicios/clinicas/clinica-golf
In Miraflores                  
Clinica Good Hope   http://www.goodhope.org.pe/
Clinica Delgado http://clinicadelgado.pe/
Inst. Neuro Cardiovascular De Las Americas http://www.inca.org.pe/
Near the Park Reserva (for the Host Country Reception)                     
Clinica Internacional (Lima)   http://www.clinicainternacional.com.pe/


For additional information on how to stay healthy while visiting Peru, see the attached Heathy Passport, prepared by the Host Government.

Note: The IMF, WBG or the Government of Peru will not cover the cost of any medical expenses incurred by participants attending the Meetings.

Emergency Contacts

Emergency 701-8911
Security 701-8888
Medical Services 701-8765
IT Helpdesk 701-9090
Telephone Switchboard 701-8500


From cell phone (+01)

From extension, us only last four digits

 

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Hospitality Program


CULTURAL EVENTS

Peruvian Welcome Reception

Friday, October 9 at 7:30 pm

This event, hosted by the Peruvian Government, features show blending light, color, water, and music to create a Magic Water tour. Held in the scenic Parque de la Reserva, the Welcome Reception will showcase a range of food selections from across Peru.

At the Parque de la Reserva

Peruvian Retablo Event

Saturday, October 10 at 8:00 pm

This event features the National Peruvian folk team performing El Retablo (Altarpiece). Held at the National Theater, this show, involving 50 performers, is inspired by the homonymous handicraft altarpiece from Ayacucho region, and includes traditional music and dances from the natural regions of Peru: the Coast, the Highlands and the Rainforest.

At the National Theater

Peruvian Concert

Sunday, October 11 at 3:00 pm

This event features a concert by renowned tenor Juan Diego Flores, together with the orchestra “Sinfonia por el Peru”(Symphony for Peru). Held in the National Theater, the concert will include more than 150 children from across Peru, who are given the opportunity to achieve a better quality of life through music.

At the National Theater

In addition, there will be a variety of 3-5 minute pop-up shows staged in the National Musuem and Lima Convention Center during Annual Meetings week.

 

CULTURAL EXHIBITS

There will be Peruvian Cultural Exhibition in each of the Annual Meetings venues. See the Campus and Information Guide  for details of these and other Cultural Exhibits.
 

National Theater - Photo Exhibition

National Museum - Photo Exhibition, Handicraft Exhibition, Silver Exhibition and Peruvian Movie Series

National Library - Book Fair and Bibliographic Exhibition

National Bank - Photo Exhibition and Cultural Exhibition

Lima Convention Center - Cultural Exhibition and "Selfie" Corner
 

 

CULTURAL FAIR

There will be a Peruvian Cultural Fair located directly behind the National Musuem, which will feature traditional and modern handicrafts on display and for purchase.
 

 

Peru Tourism

Plan your trip to Peru

Exploring Peru is an exciting adventure, but getting here doesn't have to be. On the
link below there is a travel guide with information designed to make your arrival, stay
and departure from Peru easier. Here you'll find information about your visit, from visas
and travel agents, to vacation tours, entertainment and much more.

See more on the Official Peruvian Travel Planning Website


Travel and Tourism Portal

Traveling in Peru country offers you the opportunity to meet to amazing cultures,
festivals and captivating live performaning such diverse activities ranging from a
traditional visit to archaelogical sites to practice adventure sports. You are invited
to travel and discover the Peru that do not yet know.

See more on the Official Peruvian Travel and Tourism Portal

See the Tourist Guide for additional information on Peru Tourism.

Tour Packages

See a sampling of the available tour packages from Condor Travel, the official travel agency for the 2015 Annual Meetings:


 
 
         
Lima
 
  Parcas / Nazca
 
  Arequipa
 
   
         
Cusco   Puno   Iquitos
 

Useful Links

Official Peru Government Annual Meetings Website

Suggested Tourism (Prepared by Secretary's Department)

Geography and Weather of Peru (External Website)

Currency Information (External Website)

Restaurants in Lima (External Website)

FAQ about Peru (External Website)


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Event Services

The Secretary’s Department is taking steps to provide assistance in planning for the 2015 Annual Meetings. The SEC Institutional Events Division (SECIE) will work with you to gather requirements for your meetings and give you options to best accommodate them. Ms. Soledad Swerdlow will be leading these efforts.

The Event Management System Link below is now officially open to submit requests:

https://ems.imf.org/imf/custom/mralogin.asp

We look forward to working together to make the Meetings a success. If you have any questions about your meetings, or any other logistical concerns regarding the 2015 Annual Meetings, please contact Ms. Swerdlow at (202) 623-5452 or via email at secministerialmeetings@imf.org.

Office Arrangements

Delegation offices at the Banco de la Nación Office Tower are available for occupancy from 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 5 until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12. Offices will be furnished in one of three standard layouts and basic office supplies will be available at the business centers are expected to provide their own administrative assistance.

Detailed information regarding delegations offices were indicated on the “Office Space Request Form” distributed through the World Bank Group and IMF Executive Directors’ offices. Delegations requiring offices that have not yet submitted the form should promptly contact their respective Executive Directors’ offices and send their request to AMOffices@imf.org. All queries regarding offices should be directed to the Office Arrangements Help Desk in Lima at 701-9258 or e-mail to the address noted above.

Confirmation of the approved office requests, provided via e-mail, will indicate the summary of the requests and the itemized charges. Kindly note that delegations are responsible for the full payment of office space, equipment requested, and call charges incurred. Charges for office space and equipment must to be prepaid by Monday, September 7, to the account established by the Host Government upon receipt of the office assignment confirmation. To make long distance calls, you will need to purchase calling cards from the AM Services areas in either the Banco de la Nación Office Tower or at the National Museum.


Office Supplies

As per previous overseas Annual Meetings, office supplies will be provided by the host government to all offices. They will be available for pick up at the Business Centers located in the National Bank Office Tower, specific locations will be provided nearer the Meetings date. Please see the attached office supplies documents for details.

Business Centers

Business Centers with internet kiosks, scanners/copiers, networking areas and an attendant will be available at the Banco de la Nacion (5th and 9th through 25th floors), Museo de La Nacion (1st floor) and Lima Centro de Convenciones (3rd floor), open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Monday, October 5 to Sunday, October 11.

Business Center Conference Rooms to accommodate up to 30 people will be available in the floors of the Banco de La Nacion assigned as offices (9th through 23rd floors). A conference center, including meeting rooms (up to 40 people) and bilateral meeting rooms with interpretation rooms (up 40 people), is located on the 18th through 20th floors. These meeting rooms can be reserved through the “Book a Meeting”  link on the IMF Connect platform.

Executive Directors and Delegations may make reservations beginning on Monday, August 17. The reservation phone number in Lima is 701-9257.

Information Counters

Information Desks will be set up at the Lobby of all buildings in the Campus to handle general inquiries. They will be staffed from Monday, October 5 through Sunday, October 11.

Phone numbers: 701-9053 (National Bank Office Tower) and 701-8910 (Lima Convention Center).              

Registration Counters for the Annual Meetings will open on Monday morning, October 5 at the Main Registration Desk located in the lobby of the National Library. Registration will operate through Sunday, October 11. Delegate badges for the Annual Meetings will be valid for entry into all Annual Meetings buildings from Monday, October 5, through Friday, October 11. Annual Meetings 2015 badges need to be issued to staff members going to Lima.

IT/AV/Telecom Services

There is comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage and a high-speed network connection with Headquarters.

For information on IT Services in Lima, see the attached documents below:

For Offices of the IMF Executive Directors

For IMF Staff at the Annual Meetings

An additional IT Overview for IMF Staff at the Annual Meetings is available here.

IT support will be available between October 5 and 12, from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm. To contact IT Support, call extension 9090 or email hd9090@2015lima.gob.pe

All IMF staff will be provided with a local cell phone. However, Staff should bring their Fund cell phones to Lima. 

Other Meetings Participants can rent local cell phones between October 5 and 12, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, at the stands located on the 1st floor of the National Musuem and the National Bank Office Tower.

Publication Desk

The IMF Publications Program will have a booth set up in the lobby of the National Bank Office Tower from Tuesday, October 6 through Sunday, October 11. Staff will be on hand to provide demonstrations of the IMF eLibrary and answer questions about the IMF Publications Program. Some complimentary publications will be available at the booth and other locations in National Museum.

Document Services

Official Documents

All official documents and member’s statements will be published on IMF Connect, including official documents for the Annual Meetings plenary, Governor’s statements, Flagship IMF Publications, IMFC documents and statements, and DC documents and statements, will be posted on IMF Connect.

Link to Annual Meetings IMF Board of Governors Documents

Governor’s statements and publically available IMFC documents and statements will also be posted on the joint Annual Meetings website.

Assistance with accessing official information and documents is available at the Documents Counter located on the 1st floor of the National Bank Office Tower or by contacting SECDOCSRECS@imf.org

Statements by Members

Governors’ Statements can be in the form of videos or written statements. Statements should express the Governors’ views on economic and financial issues that relate to the agendas of the Annual Meetings. Please see guidelines for submitting Governors' Statements (link available to Executive Director offices only).

IMFC Members’ Statements intended for circulation to members and to Executive Directors, and Fund management should be sent to the SECAI, SECOP, and SEC, DOCSUBMIT mailboxes, preferably by the close of buisness on Wednesday, October 7. These statements will be circulated electronically when received, and posted on IMF Connect. Members should also indicate in their email whether they wish to have a statement placed on the Fund’s external website, including whether the text should be posted on the website immediately or at the conclusion of the meeting.

Other Document Related Services

Document Translations - Requests for translation of Annual Meetings-related documents should be submitted through the usual channels established for IMF/WBG translation requests. Should you require additional information or experience any difficulty in submitting your translation requests, please contact the Chief Translator's Office (CHFTRANSGRP@imf.org).

Print Services

T-Copia will operate one service center in Banco de la Nacion Office Tower, Service Center, Level 1. T-Copia’s will provide a wide range of services, including simple copying, high-quality printing, and professional binding and finishing. Requesters will need to make payment arrangements directly with T-Copia. Attached please find the rate card for T-Copia’s services.

Click here for detailed information on printing services.

For departments and offices that will require complex print services during the Meetings or would like to request print services prior to arriving in Lima, please send e-mail requests to Raul Delgado at rdelgado@t-copia.com.pe.

Copy Services

A walk-in copy center will be available on the (5th floor) of the Banco de la Nacion Office Tower for delegations, Executive Directors’ offices, and staff. The copy center will be managed by the host government for ad hoc print jobs on A4 paper. The use of the copy center is recommended for high-volume printing jobs. Printing is available in either black and white, or color. The services provided by the copy center are on a complimentary basis to delegate offices, Executive Directors’ offices, and staff.

Courier and Mail Services

Courier and Mail Services will be available on the 1st floor of the National Musuem and the National Bank Office Tower between October 5 to 12, from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Shipping Services

IMF Staff and ED Offices may ship materials necessary for the 2015 Annual Meetings in Lima. Please visit the shipping services page for more information (IMF Staff and ED offices Only).

Financial Services and Payments Office

The Annual Meetings Governors' Credentials and Payments Office will be located on the first floor of the National Bank Office Tower.

Consistent with past practice, Governors and Alternate Governors of the Fund may request payment of per diem costs associated with their attendance at the Lima Annual Meetings.

Currency Exchange Services will be available at the of the National Bank Office Tower (1st floor), between October 5 to October 12, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

There will be 12 ATMs located within the Meetings venues: 6 at the National Bank Office Tower, 3 at the National Museum, and 1 at the National Library, and 2 at the Lima Convention Center. They will accept cards issued abroad and dispense both domestic currency and US dollars.

Contacts

Registration

Thomas  Bonaker

(202) 623-6797

meetingsregistration@imf.org

E vent Services

Soledad Swerdlow

(202) 623-5452

secministerialmeetings@imf.org

Office Arrangements

Bernadete Alves

(202) 623-7809

balves@imf.org


Click here for the complete Annual Meetings Telephone Directory. (IMF Staff Only)

Click here for the complete list of Office Locations by Country and ED offices (All Participants)


Last Updated On - Wednesday, October 7, 2015