Stockholm+50 Logistical information

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This information is addressed to participants to Stockholm+50. Please note that the logistical information will be updated on regular basis.

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Accommodation

Covid-19, health and safety

Local transportation

Registration

Relevant documents

Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Transportation to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport 

Travel support

Travel to and from Stockholm

Venue information

Visas

Contact

Registration of participants and credentials

The secretariat kindly asks you to read through the information note for participants (see down below at section documents). More information can also be found at our website Stockholm50.global.

The registration at Stockholmsmässan is open the following hours:

29-31 May 2022 9.00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1 June 2022 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

2 June 2022 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

3 June 2022 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Venue information

Stockholm+50 will be held at Stockholmsmässan. It is right next to Älvsjö station, only 10 minutes from Stockholm Central Station by commuter train. All commuter trains travelling south from Stockholm Central Station stop at Älvsjö station.

The address for Stockholmsmässan is Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö.

For more general information on the venue, please see Stockholmsmässan's website.

Access to the venue/ID-card

International participants need to bring a passport to the meeting. Swedish citizens may use passport or other government issued photo-identification. More information can be found in the Information Note for Participants (see down below at section Documents).

Accessibility

The venue is accessible by wheelchair. A limited number of wheelchairs can be borrowed. It is not possible to book wheelchairs in advance.

The venue has a hearing aid system. The hearing aid loop has its own radio receiver which ensures higher quality sound without disturbing background noise. These will be available at Victoria Hall. There will also be induction neck loops available both in the side event rooms and Plenary Hall.

Cloakroom

There is a cloakroom by the Main entrance for those who wish to hand in their coat or bag. The fee is SEK 40 per item.

Floorplan

You find a simplified plan over the venues meeting rooms and other facilities here.

Information desk

You can find the information desk by the Main entrance.

Kiosk & newspapers

The kiosk Pressbyrån is located in the lobby by the Main entrance. 

Lactation/nursing room

Stockholmsmässan has nursing rooms on the venue. You are welcome to contact the Information at the Main entrance if you want access.

Payment and ATM

Payment options at Stockholmsmässan are limited to cards only. All major credit cards including Amex, Diners, Mastercard, Visa and Maestro are accepted. You can find one ATM at the venue located at the entry hall.

Power bank

You can rent a portable power-bank for your device at the price of SEK 5 (approximately USD 0.50) per hour. You are free to use it inside the venue. Visit the information desk to get access to the power-bank. We kindly ask you to download the app Lectogo beforehand since it is needed for charging your device.

Restaurants

Lunch reservations will be available in the a la carte restaurant The Garden. The table reservation will open on May 9th.

There are several restaurants at Stockholmsmässan:

The Garden: Open 12.00-15.00 pm on the 2nd- 3rd of June (pre-reservations only). They serve a set menu from their à la carte menu. With a peaceful atmosphere the restaurant is suitable for meetings. Please make your reservation here. 

Flavour Kitchen: Lunch restaurant with grilled meals, Swedish cuisine, vegatarian on the menu.

Flavour Bar: We serve filled baguettes, salad, homebaked pastries.

Bowls & Buns: Asian style with bowls, buns and salad.

Cafè Galleria: We serve filled baguettes, salad, homebaked pastries.

Street Eats: Fast food restaurant with burgers and pizza.

Restrooms

Restrooms are clearly marked and located around the venue. Restroom for persons with disabilities are available near the entrance, in the C-hall, A-gallery and B-gallery.

Room of silence

A room of silence is available for those in need of a peaceful moment during the visit for prayers, devotion or similar. Please be mindful that the area has a max capacity of a few persons. Contact the information desk for access.

Safety of participants and first aid

The First-Aid room is located between Gallery A and B, behind Pressbyrån kiosk. To ensure the safety of the participants, a security company with training in first aid will be present at the venue around the clock. Defibrillators will also be accessible around the facility. Stockholmsmässan is certified by the Heart and Lung Foundation as a Heart Safe Zone.

Smoking

Stockholmsmässan has a non-smoking policy inside the venue. You can access a designated smoking area through the restaurant Park Side.

Wifi/internet

Wireless internet will be provided at the venue. At the Business Centre there will be a limited number of computers available with free access to the internet.

Accommodation

Incoming delegations are responsible for their own accommodation. The hotels are situated in the city centre or near suburbs. As a participant you do not have any obligation to use the booking page – it is only a recommendation and assistance for your upcoming stay.

  • All Stockholm +50 blocked rooms will be booked via the following link: Official hotel booking site for Stockholm+50. On this site you can also see where the hotel is situated in relation to the Stockholm+50 venue, Stockholmsmässan.
  • Please contact the hotel directly for assistance of group reservations.
  • All rooms must be guaranteed with a credit card and paid for by the participants. No invoicing can be made abroad.
    Please read through the terms and conditions regarding your hotel stay.

Travel to and from Stockholm

You can travel to Stockholm in several ways. Arriving participants are asked to consider the environmental footprint of their mode of transportation and ways in which this can be reduced.

For those flying to Stockholm by air, most airlines arrive at and depart from  Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Other smaller airports nearby are Stockholm Bromma Airport, Skavsta Airport and Västerås Airport.

For more information on how to travel to and from Stockholm, please visit Visit Stockholm.

Travel Support

The application for representatives of developing countries to apply for funding for travel support was due 6 May. For more information and travel registration form, please see the related note verbale from the United Nations.

Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Stockholm Arlanda Airport is the largest international airport in the Stockholm region. International traffic departs and arrives at both Terminal 2 and Terminal 5. Please take a a look at these practical tips and information before you begin your journey: Before you journey - Stockholm Arlanda Airport 

For delegations interested in booking Arlanda VIP service, please contact Stockholm Arlanda VIP service directly.

To guarantee VIP Service, please book before 28 April. Due to high demand, Swedavia will not be able to guarantee VIP Service after this date For reservations and enquires please send an e-mail to VIP Service.

Transportation to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport 

There are several modes of transport from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm city centre or to the conference venue at Stockholmsmässan.

Arlanda Express high-speed trains

Nonstop direct fast train from Arlanda to Stockholm Central Station in 18 min. At the airport, the trains stop at Arlanda South and Arlanda North. Arlanda to Stockholm by train | Arlanda express

Commuter train (SL)

SL’s commuter trains to Stockholm depart from Arlanda Central Station in SkyCity, in the area between terminal 4 and 5. Total travel time between Stockholm Arlanda and Stockholm Central Station is 38 minutes. All trains continue to Älvsjö station where the Stockholmsmässan venue is located. From there it is short walk to the main entrance of the venue. Read more about SL public transport.

Airport buses

Airport buses to Stockholm Arlanda Airport stop and depart from Terminal 4, from there you may access all terminals within walking distance.

The company Flygbussarna and Flixbus operate to/from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and the journey to Stockholm Central Station takes approximately 45 minutes. 

Taxi

Taxis are available directly outside Terminal 2 and 5. At the taxi stand you will only find taxis that have an agreement with Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Contact the taxi rank officer if you would like to have a specific taxi company or if you have any questions.

The maximum price for trips within the marked zone boundaries (Stockholm city centre) is SEK 675. Participants are recommended to pre-book taxi via the hotel or directly with the taxi company to be met after customs.

Local transportation

Stockholm+50 will be held at Stockholmsmässan, right next to Älvsjö station, only 10 minutes from Stockholm Central Station by commuter train. All commuter trains travelling south from Stockholm Central Station stop at Älvsjö station.

If you decide to take the commuter train from the station, please be advised that the commuter train is located at the very bottom of the subway network. Stockholmsmässan can also be reached by shuttle bus via pick up points /different areas in Stockholm.

For traveling to Stockholmsmässan and other local destinations, Stockholm has an extensive public transportation network. You can buy tickets and travelcards for short and longer period of time. We recommend you to buy tickets well in advance and all types of tickets can be bought at the Metro Stations’ ticket office. Please note that bus drivers and light rail trains do not handle cash. For more information on this including where and how you can purchase a ticket, please check the web site In English | SL.

You can also travel locally by other modes of transport such as taxis or bike. For more information on this, please check Visit Stockholm.

Covid-19, health and safety

As of 1 April 2022, all entry restrictions concerning Covid-19 have been lifted in Sweden. (Please note that participants may still require a visa for entry).

As official recommendations may be changed, participants to Stockholm+50 are asked to stay informed on current rules and recommendations in place in Sweden, as well as to take necessary precautions with regards to their travel including restrictions in their country of origin and countries through which they may transit on their way to Sweden.

You can book a Covid test at Stockholmsmässan. For more information about the tests please contact ExpressCare.

Information about health and healthcare  in other languages 

Recommendations when entering Sweden - The Public Health Agency of Sweden (folkhalsomyndigheten.se) 

Visas

Visa requirements must be met before arrival in Sweden. It is the responsibility of the participants to check whether they need a visa to enter Sweden as well ensuring that the visa application handed in is complete.

Information on who needs to apply for a visa as well as how, can be found on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency. Kindly note that any additional fee for the visa application is to be covered by the participant. Please be advised that the Stockholm+50 confirmation letter that you receive when you register for the meeting should be attached in the application. We kindly ask all participants to take necessary precautions and stay updated on updates in rules and recommendations that may apply for entering and visiting Sweden. Participants from countries outside of Schengen shall apply for a Schengen visa type C.

Please be aware that in many locations Sweden uses an external service provider, VFS Global, for submission of visa applications and collection of biometric information needed for the visa. You can find their website here: Welcome to VFS Global | vfsglobal.

Please note that unpredicted events may impact and extend visa processing time, why submissions should be made well in advance, and at the latest two weeks prior to expected travel date.

The Stockholm+50 Secretariat kindly asks participants to submit their request for visa as early as possible.

Further information on visa requirements:

The Swedish Government's information on visas

List of foreign citizens who require visa for entry into Sweden

Relevant documents

Please follow this link for more detailed logistical information about access to the venue, registration and badges Protocol_NBS50.pdf (unep.org)

Additional Documents

Information Note for Participants and Organizational and procedural matters can be found at our website. Follow this link: Documents and Reports | Stockholm+50.

Contact details

Logistic questions only: Delegates S50

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Accommodation

Covid-19, health and safety

Local transportation

Registration

Relevant documents

Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Transportation to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport 

Travel support

Travel to and from Stockholm

Venue information

Visas

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