Espo šalių susitikimas 2020

8th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention) and 4th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment

Vilnius, Lithuania, 8–11 December 2020

Meeting documentation available on the UNECE website: http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=53198

The venue of the eighth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention and the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (MOP 8, 2020) is Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva conference centre.

The Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva stands on the bank of the River Neris. The hotel is in the heart of Lithuania's capital, near rich historic sites such as the Old Town, the Cathedral, Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Gediminas Castle, as well as Pilies and Vokieciu streets so popular among the city guests and local inhabitants.

Well-equipped and stylish rooms in the Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva will satisfy even the most demanding guests. The hotel offers 456 comfortable and convenient rooms, ranging from standard rooms to suites.

The hotel's Riverside Restaurant serves a Super Breakfast Buffet, business lunch and international-style dinners. The top-floor Skybar not only serves contemporary cocktails and delicious appetizers or desserts, but also lets to enjoy the panoramic views of the city.

More information about the hotel can be found here: https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-vilnius-lietuva

Transportation to the Venue - Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius (Konstitucijos Av. 20, Vilnius LT-09308, Lithuania)

From Vilnius International Airport

By bus: from the bus station "Rodūnios kelias" take an express bus number 3G and exit at the station "Europos aikste" (see the bus trip planner at https://www.stops.lt/vilnius/#plan//en). The hotel will be 50 meters away.
By taxi: taxis are readily available outside the arrivals section of the airport. The hotel is 9 km away from the airport. A taxi ride takes around 20 minutes, depending on the intensity of the traffic.

From the Vilnius Railway Station

By bus: from the bus station "Stotis" take an express bus number 1G and exit at the station “Zaliasis tiltas” (see bus trip planner at  https://www.stops.lt/vilnius/#vilnius/en). The hotel is 500 meters away straight through the Upes Street.
By taxi: taxis are readily available outside Station. A taxi ride to the hotel takes about 15 minutes, depending on the intensity of the traffic.

Official information on accreditation for foreign media journalists is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania:

https://urm.lt/default/en/press-centre/accreditation

Lithuania

Exhaustive information about Lithuania can be found on the website of Lithuania Travel - national tourism development agency responsible for Lithuania's tourism marketing and promotion, acting under the Ministry of Economy and Innovation: https://lithuania.travel/en/

Vilnius

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of over 500,000. Vilnius is located in the southeastern part of Lithuania and known for the architecture in its Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. The Jewish influence has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lithuania" and Napoleon named it "the Jerusalem of the North" as he was passing through in 1812. The city was first mentioned in written sources in 1323 as the capital of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas.

More information about Vilnius and ongoing events can be found on the website of the Development Agency of the City of Vilnius: https://www.govilnius.lt/visit-vilnius


For your safety and taking into account the COVID-19 pandemic, we strongly recommend staying at the hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva – the venue of the Meeting.


Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva (4)* offers special rates for the participants of the Meeting. Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/booking/room-display?checkInDate=2020-12-04&checkOutDate=2020-12-15&adults%5B%5D=1&children%5B%5D=0&searchType=pac&promotionCode=ESPOO8&hotelCode=VNOZL

Hotel rates:

  • premium single room / double room, breakfast included – 58/68 Eur;
  • suite single room / double room, breakfast included – 75/85 Eur;
  • suite - Old Town View single room / double room, breakfast included – 85/95 Eur.

If you encounter any problems, related to reservation, please contact the hotel by e-mail: Lietuva.events@radissonblu.com and refer to the code ESPOO8.


Other hotels in the vicinity of the Meeting venue

Best Western Vilnius Hotel (4*) (500 m from the Meeting venue).

Address: Konstitucijos pr. 14 Vilnius, 09308, Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/vilnius/hotel-rooms/best-western-vilnius/propertyCode.91401.html

Hotel rates: single room / double room, breakfast included – starting from 60/65 Eur.


Holliday Inn (4*) (800 m from the Meeting venue).
Address: Seimyniskiu 1, Vilnius, 09312 Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://www.guestreservations.com/holiday-inn-vilnius-vilnius/booking?booknow&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgqP1q8SE7AIVA_uyCh3c3QEhEAAYASAAEgIqfPD_BwEholliday

Hotel rates: prepaid room  starting from 68 Eur; without prepayment from 93 Eur.


Ecotel (3*) (1,1 km from the Meeting venue).
Address: Slucko 8, Vilnius, 09312 Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

http://www.ecotel.lt/rooms-and-rates/

Hotel rates: single room/double room, breakfast included – starting from 58/66 Eur.


ibis Vilnius Centre (2*) (1,3 km from the Meeting venue).
Address: Rinktines 18, Vilnius, 09322 Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://all.accor.com/hotel/A1J1/index.en.shtml?utm_campaign=seo+maps&utm_medium=seo+maps&utm_source=google+Maps

Hotel rates: single room / double room, breakfast included – starting from 41/49 Eur.


Courtyard by Marriott Vilnius City Center (4*) (1,4 km from the Meeting venue).
Address: Rinktines 3, Vilnius, 09324 Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/vnocy-courtyard-vilnius-city-center/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

Hotel rates: single room / double room, breakfast included – starting from 70/71 Eur.


Radisson Blu Royal Astorija (5*) (2,4 km from the Meeting venue).
Address: Didzioji 35/2, Vilnius, 01128 Lithuania.

Reservations can be made using the link provided below:

https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/radisson-blu-vilnius-astorija?cid=a:se+b:gmb+c:emea+i:local+e:rdb+d:nob+h:VNOZH

Hotel rates: prepaid rooms  starting from 92 Eur (if prepaid); without prepayment  from 102 Eur.


Paskutinė atnaujinimo data: 2020-09-24