Useful information

23rd General Assembly of the CID in Paris 

  1. Venue

Wednesday 04 December 2019 at 10:00 in Salle II, Palais de l’UNESCO, 125 avenue de Suffren, FR-75352 Paris 07. Metro: Cambronne station on metro line 6 and La Motte-Picquet-Grenelle station on lines 6, 8 and 10.

Be there before 09:30 for accreditation. Passport is required. Make sure before coming that your name is in the List of Participants in the Paris Section website. 

  1. Agenda

The General Assembly is an administrative event, there are no lectures, performances or dance classes. Limited time is available for speakers who wish to present views on CID policy, up to 3 minutes.

The Assembly will last several hours, it will end before 15:00.

Read the agenda at the Paris Section website.

  1. Languages

English and French are the working languages of CID, either one can be used. Speakers can use any other language. Translation will not be provided.

  1. Networking

We would like you to meet every Member attending, discuss cooperation with them at informal meetings. Bring a large number of visiting cards to exchange (see format at the CID portal). Bring flyers and printed matter to distribute. Over 200 members from 30 countries are expected.

  1. Accommodation

Book accommodation preferably along metro lines 6, 8 or 10. Book now – most hotels will be full long before Christmas. Find low-priced hotels at

  1. Tourism

Take a few days before or after the Assembly to enjoy Paris at its best, decorated and illuminated. CID Members from Paris will be available to give local information. For places of particular interest to dance professionals visit

  1. Delegation to UNESCO

Call for an appointment at the Delegation of your country to UNESCO. Find contact details at

  1. International Certification

International Certification will be handed at a special ceremony to students before the General Assembly. Fill the Certification form for students you propose.

  1. Informal meetings

Sunday through Wednesday from 18:00 to 22:00 hours at UNESCO, 1 rue Miollis (metro stations Sèvres-Lecourbe or Cambronne or Ségur). Leave your passport at the gate and come to Bâtiment Miollis bureau 8.41.

  1. Visa

Call the Consulate of France to get information on documents and time required. Ask for Letter of Invitation to be sent to you. Find information on visa at 

  1. Membership

Only Members of the CID in 2019 can take part. A list of Members attending will be at the gate. Send membership fee for 2019 and Assembly participation as early as possible, our Secretariat will be very busy. If you have colleagues who wish to attend please nominate them now (send names and email addresses). 

  1. Attire

Wearing your ethnic costume or parts of it at the Assembly is most welcome. Wear the CID insignia, carry a CID bag. Bring brochures to give away. 

  1. Urgent matters

For urgent matters call +33 1 4568 4953 or send message to mobile phone  +33 6 1155 3111. Security measures are strict in France. Always have on you:

– Passport

– Invitation to the CID General Assembly

– Card of your hotel

– The present text

– Your CID business card – see how to print it at:

  1. Website

Updated information on the Assembly is at the Paris Section website, visit it regularly for latest changes: