||GENERAL INFORMATION FOR
PARTICIPANTS IN THE GLOBAL MINISTERIAL ENVIRONMENT FORUM - SIXTH SPECIAL
SESSION OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF UNEP
Malmö is situated in the southern part of Sweden and is easily accessible by air, sea and land transport. The nearest airports are Malmö/Sturup Airport and the Copenhagen Airport in Denmark.
Malmö is the third
largest city in Sweden with a population of 257.000 inhabitants. The region
has many food and packaging-related companies and it is also known as Medicon
Valley. More than 60% of the Scandinavian pharmaceutical industry is based
here. The three largest employment sectors are:
For further information about Malmö please visit the homepage: http://www.malmo.se
How to get to Malmö
Airport buses and taxis
are available from Sturup to Malmö.
The Copenhagen Airport in Denmark, is an international airport served by most major airlines and is situated just across the Öresund strait.
The transit from Copenhagen
Airport to Malmö City International is by hydrofoil (SAS Catamaran).
Inform your travel agent to issue your ticket with the final destination
Malmö City International (HMA).This transfer takes about 30 minutes.
In order to guarantee a hotel reservation, we recommend you to place your request as soon as possible and not later than 1 May (please use the enclosed registration form). Please note that Malmö Kongressbyrå AB needs your credit card number or a deposit for the first night to ensure your reservation. (The deposit will be deducted from your hotel bill.)
If the hotel reservation
is cancelled before 1 May 2000, the deposit will be refunded. Notification
of cancellation must be sent by mail or fax to Malmö Kongressbyrå
AB. The request for refund must be in writing with full name and address
of your bank together with the bank account number.
The price is in SEK including the VAT and breakfast. Rate 1 USD on 15 March 2000 was 8,71 SEK.
Venue of the forum
Electricity is 220V and 50 Hz with 2-hole sockets.
Co-ordinators at the Ministry
Ms Therese Wångblad