Juan Carlos Gómez 1530, Montevideo, Uruguay
Site of the unconference on Civil Society Day as well as the close of the event. It is a mansion with an eclectic design that was constructed in the 1870s and was the residence of the Baron of Mauá (a famous Brazilian businessman and industrialist).
It was recently renovated, with much of its original flooring, woodwork and ironwork professionally restored. It is located in the “El Bajo de Ciudad Vieja” area of the city, known as a hub of art and culture.
May 31 - 08:30 to 18:00hsCivil Society Day
Plaza Independencia 759,Montevideo, Uruguay
The central site of the event is this hotel and conference center. Originally constructed in the 1940s but having undergone several upgrades since then.
Located at Plaza Independencia, where one can also find the Gateway of the Citadel, the Executive Tower, Salvo Palace, and the Artigas Mausoleum. The main avenue of the city, Avenida 18 de Julio, also starts here and goes east. The Old City of Montevideo, along with the famous Sarandí pedestrian street, start on the other side of the plaza and run westward to the port and the shoreline.
May 31Focal Points Meeting (not open to the public)
June 1 and 2 - 08:30 to 18:40hsOGP Americas Regional Meeting