FAQ

What is the procedure to obtain a visa to come for a training to Switzerland?

NGO Management Association will not provide any assistance to obtain a visa. We will provide you a letter attesting that you are registered for the course, AFTER we have received the course payment. To apply for a visa, you need to contact the swiss embassy in your country or check the official webpage for visa application.

Where can I stay during my training?

Below is a list of recommended hotels. This list is not exhaustive and you can find cheaper and more expensive hotels in Geneva.

Hotel Warwick Geneva ****
Rue de Lausanne 14
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 716 80 00
Email: info.geneva@warwickhotels.com
Website: http://warwickhotels.com/geneva/

Hôtel les Arcades ***
Place de Cornavin 14 – 16
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel : +41 (0)22 715 48 00
Fax : +41 (0)22 738 39 46
Emaill : info@hotel-arcades.ch
Website: http://www.hotel-arcades.ch

Hôtel Montana ***
Rue des Alpes 23
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 732 08 40
Fax: +41 (0)22 738 25 11
Email: info@hotel-montana-ge.ch
Website: http://www.hotel-montana-ge.ch

Hotel Cornavin ****
Gare De Cornavin
23 Bd James-Fazy
Geneva, Switzerland
Website: http://cornavin.hotelingeneva.net/en/

Hotel Suisse ***
Place de Cornavin 1
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 732 66 30
Email: reservation@hotel-suisse.ch
Website: http://www.hotel-suisse.ch/en/

Hôtel Astoria ***
Place de Cornavin 6
1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 544 52 52
Fax: +41 (0)22 544 52 54
Email: hotel@astoria-geneve.ch
Website: http://www.astoria-geneve.ch

How do I get from the airport to Geneva?
You can take the train (faster), bus N°5 or bus N°10 from Geneva Airport towards Geneva Cornavin. You can get a free ticket in the machine where you collect your luggage. It’s the same price to travel by train or bus.

How can I get to Maison de la Paix (training location)?
You can use Geneva Public Transport.(tpg.ch) You can ask your hotel for a Free Geneva Transport Card for the duration of your stay.
From the train station, you can take tram 15, direction “Nations”, Stop “Maison de la Paix”.

What are OECD and non-OECD fees?
OECD fees apply to participants who are nationals from OECD countries in Europe and North America; in Australia, Japan and New Zealand.
Non-OECD fees apply to participants who are nationals from countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

What are the main attractions in Geneva?

Geneva is home to the European headquarters of UNO. The quayside of Lake Geneva, the parks, the old alleyways and smart boutiques are an invitation to a leisurely stroll. For more information check the Geneva website.