Information for participants

Venue of the meeting

Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Tel:(+39) 06 57051
Fax:(+39) 06 570 53152

Schedule of the meeting

The meeting will be opened at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 19 March 2024. The tentative schedule of the meeting is to be made available in document (UNEP/FAO/RC/CC.2/INF/1).

Meeting documents

The provisional agenda, other pre-session documents, including the scenario note and the tentative schedule of work, are made available on the meeting documents webpage.

Language of the meeting

In line with the procedures and mechanisms on Compliance set out in Annex VII to the Rotterdam Convention, the meeting will take place in English only.


Registration for the meeting will start at 08.00 on Tuesday, 19 March 2024.

To participate as an observer, please visit the Information for Admission of Observers page:

Please contact Mr. Dan Dar-Ziv ( to receive the registration form for observers and, once completed, submit it to him before 31 January 2024.

Security identification

Security identification badges are issued to participants upon arrival at the meeting and upon completion of the relevant registration procedure (and admissions procedure for observers, if applicable).

Meeting participants may collect their security identification badges at the registration desks upon presentation of one of the following identification documents issued by a government recognized by the United Nations:

  1. Valid national passport;
  2. Valid picture identification card, in Latin alphabets;
  3. Valid picture "residency" card, in Latin alphabets; or
  4. Valid picture drivers license, in Latin alphabets.

To facilitate the badging procedure, participants are also advised to have available a copy of the confirmation letter transmitted by the Secretariat.

Information about FAO facilities and transportation

Information on FAO facilities and transportation in Rome is available in the information note for participants.