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Venue

All of our meetings and the conference will take place at the YMCA building in Bogota. The address of the venue is: Cra. 16a #28b-33, Bogotá, Colombia

Dates and activities

Monday 29th July

  • 9am - WRI Council meeting

  • 11:30am - WRI Assembly Meeting

Tuesday 30th July - Thursday 1st August

  • Public conference: Antimilitarism in Movement

Friday 2nd August

  • WRI Assembly meeting

Saturday 3rd August

  • WRI Council meeting

Accommodation

Accommodation booked with your registration will be dorm bedrooms shared with other participants, in hostels close to the venue. Breakfast will be served at your hostel. Participants will be informed of where their accommodation will be following registration.

Please specify in the registration form if you’d prefer to arrange your own accommodation.

Food

Breakfast will be served at your hostel before you leave for the days activities. Our afternoon and evening meals for WRI meetings and the international conference will be taken at the YMCA venue. If you have any dietary requirements please indicate this on the registration form.  

Prices and payment

If you would like to book accommodation with us:

  • The fee for participants from the Global North for the WRI business meetings and the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £200 (US$230, €265, COP$850.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global North for just the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £150 (US$200, €175, COP$640.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global South for the WRI business meetings and the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £40 (US$50, €45, COP$170.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global South for just the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £30 (US$40, €23, COP$130.000).

If you would like to arrange your own accommodation:

  • The fee for participants from the Global North for the WRI business meetings and the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £150 (US$200, €175, COP$640.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global North for just the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £100 (US$130, €115, COP$425.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global South for the WRI business meetings and the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £30 (US$40, €35, COP$130.000).

  • The fee for participants from the Global South for just the Antimilitarism in Movement conference is £20 (US$25, €35, COP$85.000).

If you hope to attend these events but will struggle to meet these costs, then please contact us info@wri-irg.org.

Invoices will be issued after registrations have been confirmed, and payment will be by bank transfer. WRI is able to collect payment in pounds, dollars and euros.

Visas

Entry into Colombia requires a visa from some countries. You can check whether you need a visa here: http://www.colombia.travel/en/practical-information/visa If you require any support with visas please contact the WRI office as soon as possible by emailing info@wri-irg.org