UNEP Chemicals' Branch - Location / address


Contact details for the Chemicals Branch:

United Nations Environment Programme
Chemicals Branch, DTIE
Maison Internationale de l'Environnement I (2nd floor, Sections C & D)
11-13 chemin des Anémones
CH - 1219 Châtelaine
Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 8192
Fax: +41 22 797 3460
E-mail: chemicals@unep.org

Office location on Google maps:
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=200239330814020426587.0004c52e60c185328daee

Note: UNEP Chemicals is in MIE-I: meetings in MIE-II are in the building across the street (i.e. on chemin de Balexert - this is the building off to your left as you face the main entrance of MIE-I).
For meetings at CICG, find directions here.

Arriving to the Chemicals Branch headquarters:

From Geneva airport:
With public transport:
An online map showing the walking and public transport routing is here.
A map of this portion of the public transport system is available here.
To arrive at the Chemicals Branch Headquarters:
- take the number 10 bus for nine stops to the bus stop 'Guye'
- you can then walk 5-10 minutes on Avenue de Chatelaine (on the same road that the bus 10 is now on but in the opposite direction), or change to the bus number 6 or 19 (direction Vernier - you need to cross over to the other side of the street) for two stops to the bus stop 'Chatelaine'
- walk forward 150 meters in the same direction the bus is continuing (towards the large bridge) and turn right at the corner before the bridge
- walk parallel to the bridge, past a church and crossing two small roads. On the other side of the second road you will see the International Environment House in front of you. The entrance is by the parking lot in the front of the building.

A bus ticket costs 3.50 Swiss Francs (appox. $3.50) and is good for one hour (changes between lines permitted). Buy your ticket at the machines located at every bus stop, not from the bus driver. Note: for passengers arriving in Geneva airport, there is a public transport machine near the exit of the baggage claim area which will give you a free one-hour ticket for the Geneva network.

By taxi: 30 - 35 Swiss Francs (approx. $30-35)

From Geneva train station (Gare-Cornavin):
By public transport (bus):
An online map showing the walking and public transport routing is here.
A map of this portion of the public transport system is available here.
To arrive at the Chemicals Branch Headquarters:
     - exit the front of the train station (you will see tram stops and taxis in front - this is 'place Cornavin') turn right and walk about 200 meters until you arrive, but do not cross, a major street - 'Rue de Chantepoulet'
      - turn left and cross the street, then continue about 30-50 meters until the bus stop '22 Cantons'
      - take the bus line number 6 or 19 (direction Vernier) for seven stops to the bus stop 'Chatelaine'
     - walk forward 150 meters in the same direction the bus is continuing (towards the large bridge) and turn right at the corner before the bridge
     - walk parallel to the bridge, past a church and crossing two small roads. On the other side of the second road you will see the International Environment House in front of you. The entrance is by the parking lot in the front of the building.

Bus tickets cost 3.50 Swiss Francs (approx. $3.50) and are valid for one hour (changes between lines permitted). Buy your ticket at the machine located at every bus stop, not from the bus driver.

By taxi: 25 - 30 Swiss Francs (approx. $25-30)

Hotel information:
A list of Geneva hotels is available online at the Geneva Tourist Office.

Hotels located within walking distance of the Maison Internationale de l'Environnement:
ETAP Hotel, avenue Louis-Casai 30, Cointrin-Geneve
ph: +41 22 710 4636; fax: +41 22 710 4610, email: h5653@accor.com

Suitehotel, avenue Louis-Casai 30, Cointrin-Geneve
ph: +41 22 710 4646; email: h5654@accor.com

Ground transport:
Geneva Public transport web site

 

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