The Paris Peace Forum is accessible by invitation only. This invitation is free, and it is not possible to buy an invitation.
- You can be an actor of global governance and participate actively in the Forum. Deadline for application as participant is Monday 5 November 2018. Request an invitation here.
- You can be a participant of the hackathon (registration opening soon).
- You can be a partner and support the Forum. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You can be a journalist or a media who would like to cover the event (accreditation start in
The deadline to request an invitation is Monday 5 November 2018 – 18:00, Paris Time (CET).
No registration for the Forum is possible at the event venue. Only participants who have requested an invitation by Monday 5 November on our online platform and have received their confirmation will have access to the Forum. Link for requesting an invitation: here.
Yes. When requesting your invitation, you need to add in the form (section: “Your participation”) the dates at which you would like to attend the Forum. You can choose days when you want to attend: 11, 12, and/or 13 November 2018. Please note that there is a restricted number of guests that can attend the Forum, especially on the Opening Day (11 November 2018).
To showcase your project at the Paris Peace Forum, you need to be a project leader whose international governance project has been selected by the Paris Peace Forum Selection Committee. The deadline for application as project leader was Thursday 30 August – 18:00, Paris Time (CET).
If you requested an invitation, you should have received an email from email@example.com at the email address you filled in the request for invitation.
Please check you spam box if you did not receive it.
Your request for invitation as a participant is being reviewed by the Paris Peace Forum Permanent Secretariat who will notify you via email about your request.
The Forum’s invitation policy regarding all participants includes:
- criteria of geographic representation of all countries and continents
- criteria of representation’s diversity of all actors of global governance which are representatives of:
- State or government;
- National and local authorities;
- International organizations;
- Trade unions;
- Think tanks;
- Media or press;
- Religious groups;
No. Your invitation is yours only and cannot be transferred to anyone else.
Yes, it is possible to fill in the request for invitation form for another person (who is the person
requesting the invitation). Make sure to fill in the contact fields including the email address that will be used to receive information and communicate with the organizers.
Yes, you will receive an answer from the Paris Peace Forum via email (from firstname.lastname@example.org). Please check you spam box regularly.
Once your request has been accepted, you will receive an email from email@example.com informing you that your request has been accepted and that you need to confirm your attendance. Detailed information on how to proceed will be provided in this email.
If you need a travel visa, you need to start the procedure to request such a visa in your home
country (more information in the “visa” section below).
You need to organize, book, and pay for your travel to and lodging in Paris for the Forum.
You will receive all necessary information regarding the Forum’s logistics and on-site
accreditation a few days before the event.
We are sorry, but we will not be able to respond positively to all invitation’s requests because of space and security constraints.
Visa, travel information
No. You need to organize, book, and pay for your travel and lodging in Paris for the Forum. For your stay in Paris, we recommend to look for information on the Paris visitors bureau website
You need to request an invitation letter for visa purposes by sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “Request for visa invitation letter”.
Please enter the following information in this email: NAME, first name, date of arrival in France, date of departure from France, passport number.
For your stay in Paris, we recommend to look for information on the Paris visitors bureau website.
The first Paris Peace Forum
The Paris Peace Forum takes place from 11-13 November 2018 at the Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France. La Villette, 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris.
- 11 November 2018: To Be Confirmed - from 13:00 to 19:00, Paris Time (CET).
- 12 November 2018: To Be Confirmed - from 9:00 to 19:00, Paris Time (CET).
- 13 November 2018: To Be Confirmed - from 9:00 to 17:00, Paris Time (CET).
Please note that these opening hours are only tentative and can be modified until the opening of the Paris Peace Forum. Remember that all practical information on your attendance will be sent to you via email (with the email address you entered in your invitation’s request) by the Paris Peace Forum.
We strongly recommend you use public transport to get to La Villette.
By public transport:
METRO: Line 5 – Porte de Pantin / Line 7 – Porte de la Villette
BUS: Lines 75, 151, PC2 and PC3 – Porte de Pantin / Lines 139, 150, 152 – Porte de la Villette
TRAM: Line 3b – Porte de Pantin, Ella Fitzgerald or Porte de la Villette
BIKE LANE: Along the Canal de l’Ourcq
VÉLIB’ STATIONS: Porte de la Villette, Porte de Pantin, Quai de Metz, rue Rouvet
BIKE PARK: In front of the Cité des Sciences, near Porte de la Villette.
By Car (not recommended):
Car parks open 24/7
"LA VILLETTE - CITÉ DE LA MUSIQUE" SOUTHERN CAR PARK - 250 parking spaces.
Exit the ring road at Porte de Pantin. The entrance is at 211 avenue Jean-Jaurès, underneath the Cité de la Musique.
CONTACT DETAILS: Vinci Parc, Mr Hoffmann. TEL: +33 (0)1 42 06 96 14
"CITÉ DES SCIENCES" NORTHERN CAR PARK – 1,570 parking spaces including 46 for reduced-mobility visitors
Exit the ring road at Porte de la Villette. The entrance is at 59 boulevard Macdonald or 30 avenue Corentin Cariou.
CONTACT DETAILS: Vinci Parc / TEL : +33 (0)1 40 05 79 90
By other forms of transport:
TAXI: A taxi station is located at 211 avenue Jean-Jaurès, next to the Café des Concerts
TRAIN: La Villette is 19km (approximately 30 minutes by car and 50 minutes by public transports) from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport and 7km (approximately 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by public transports) from Le Bourget.
PLANE: La Villette has connections to airports at the following train stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l’Est, and the Gare d’Austerlitz.
Security measures can be taken by local authorities around “La Grande Halle de La Villette” and can delay your transportation time to access the Forum venue.
The program will be available on our website by October 2018. The program will also be sent to all guests by email. It will be composed of different activities carried out simultaneously: Debates and project pitching, presentations of governance solutions in the form of stands, a hackathon, and networking sessions.
The “Who’s Who” of the Forum will be made available together with the program.
There will be catering in the Grande Halle de La Villette where you can buy your meals.
There are no meeting spaces at the Paris Peace Forum, but there are networking spaces organized at theGrande Halle de La Villette that can be used for meeting other participants during the Forum.
Both English and French are the official languages of the Paris Peace Forum.