Practical Information

Venue of the session

Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre, 31A, building 1, Leningradsky Prospect, Moscow, Russian Federation.

Registration

            Registration will be started on May 8, 2015 (Friday) at 8:30 a.m. in venue of the session.

            Registation form

Working languages 

           The work of the events will be carried out in Russian language, the simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Visa support

For countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, an entry visa to the Russian Federation is not required.

For participants of the event who need an entry visa to the Russian Federation the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation provides visa support.

For visa support there should be sent a scanned copy of passport (for visa into the United Nations passport it is also required a national passport copy) and a completed Registration Form №1 (Annex 3/1) up to April 20, 2015 by e-mail dms.opvo@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Participants of the events from Algeria, Angola, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, Iraq, Iran, China, North Korea, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Syria, Somalia, Turkey, Chad, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia need to fill in a Request Form № 2 (Annex 3/2).

After visa support the participant by e-mail will get a personal number that should be submitted to the Russian Federation diplomatic or consular office in your country together with a complete package of documents. Visa is issued up to 10 calendar days, so early contact is welcome.

Contact person for visa support: Mr. Vladislav A.Novikov, Protocol Division,  Organizational Development Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, dms.opvo@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 84 25).

Accommodation

Participants’ accommodation is intended at the hotel Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre (http://renaissancemonarchmoscow.ru/), located at: 31A building 1, Leningradsky Prospect, Moscow, 125284, phone +7 495 995 00 09. A room booking is carried out by filling in the Booking Form (Annex 2). Completed forms should be sent to the hotel reservations department
by fax: +7 (495) 995 00 08 or e-mail
reservations@renaissancemcmoscow.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with an e-mail copy to the RCC Executive Committee and the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation (Ms Yulia A.Nikolaychouk, yu.nikolaychuk@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) no later than April 7, 2015.

Transportation

For the Communications Administrations’ heads of delegations of the RCC participants and observers, as well as the International Intergovernmental Organizations’ heads, a car is provided for staying in Moscow from 7th to 9th of May 2015.

Other participants of the session may be provided with transfer by the hotel at extra cost ( reservations@renaissancemcmoscow.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Information of the country

Russia is the largest state in the world that occupies a large part of Europe and Asia. The country is located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine - in the west, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, North Korea - in the south. On the north it is washed by the seas of the Arctic Ocean, in the east – by the seas of the Pacific Ocean, in the west – by the waters of the Baltic Sea, in the south it has access to the Black Sea.

Area – 17125,2 thousand square kilometers.

Population (2015 estimate) – 146268,3 thousand people.

The average density – 8,55 people per 1 sq km.

Capital - Moscow.

Language - Russian.

The political system - a federal republic. Head of the state - President. Head of the Government - Prime Minister. The highest legislative body - the Federal Assembly (parliament of two chambers consists of the State Duma and the Federation Council). Each republic has its own government and parliament.

Currency - Russian rouble.

Climate

The climate is temperate continental; an average temperature in May: +13…+16°C. Frosts are possible at nights in early May.

Time zone

Moscow is in the time zone UTC +3.

Currency exchange

The monetary unit of the Russian Federation is rouble. The official exchange rates in relation to foreign currencies are established by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. On this basis the banks, that operate on the Russian Federation territory and have the licenses to conduct foreign exchange transactions, establish courses of sale and purchase of the rouble.

Exchange rate changes daily. Information of the exchange rate you may get on the website of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation http://www.cbr.ru.

Contacts

On all the matters relating to the event please contact:

- International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation:

Mr Kirill V.Oparin, Deputy Director

Phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 84-09)

Fax:  + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-35)

Е-mail: k.oparin@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

Ms Natalia S.Timofeeva, Head, Division for International Organizations

Phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 84-23)

Fax:     + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-35)

Е-mail: n.timofeeva@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

Ms Maria N.Lyalina, Deputy Head, Division for International Organizations

Phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 84-43)

Fax:     + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-35)

Е-mail: m.lyalina@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

Ms Yulia A.Nikolaychouk, Consultant, Division for International Organizations

Phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-32)

Fax:     + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-35)

Е-mail: yu.nikolaychuk@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

-           Organizational Development Department of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation:

Mr Vladislav A.Novikov, Consultant, Protocol Division (visa support)

Phone: + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext.84-25)

Fax:     + 7 (495) 771 8000 (ext. 87-33)

Е-mail: dms.opvo@minsvyaz.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

-        RCC Executive Committee:

Ms Elena B.Bobkova, Head, Communications Sector

Phone: + 7 (495) 692 10 58

Fax:     +7 (495) 692 70 43

E-mail: ecrcc@rcc.org.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , dc@rcc.org.ruThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .