VI. Facilities at the WFCC and OPCW

Disabled access

Both the World Forum and the OPCW headquarters building have good disabled access with lifts to all floors and disabled toilet facilities available on every floor.

Arrangements can be made to accommodate wheelchairs in the World Forum Theatre upon advance request. Please contact Ms Anna Morath, Conference Services Officer, in this regard. The World Forum Theatre is equipped with an induction loop for the hearing impaired.

Telephone and Internet facilities

Telephone booths can be found in the World Forum lobby. Telephone cards may be purchased from the Reception Desk for five or ten Euros each.

If you are calling from outside the Netherlands to The Hague, add the country code (31) and the city code (70) to the telephone number. From within the Netherlands, calls to The Hague should be preceded by 070. Calls within the city do not require a city code. The city code for Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport is 020.

Directory assistance for numbers within the Netherlands: 0900 8008. For international numbers: 0900 8418. Internet computers for participants will be located in the Oceania Foyer (the Delegates’ Lounge) of the World Forum. A business computer and printer will also be available in this area. Wireless Internet access will be available, at no charge, for participants with their own WiFi-ready devices in the World Forum Theatre, the Oceania Foyer (the Delegates’ Lounge), and the World Forum Café.


A cloakroom will be located at the entrance of the conference area after entering through the security screening, to the right. This is a staffed, free of charge service. However, items are left at owner’s risk.


Paid parking is available in the underground garage at the World Forum. The cost is 3.50 Euros per hour. After four hours you will be charged a day rate, which costs 13.00 Euros. Tickets may be purchased via machines at the garage entrance. Payment should be made at the ground level before returning to your car.

Banking and currency exchange

There is a cash dispenser to the left of the main entrance at the World Forum and an ABN-AMRO cash dispenser located on the 1st floor of the OPCW building. However, currency exchange facilities are in the city centre and at the railway stations.