The official language of the Conference is English.

The Climate

Good weather is the predominant weather during early December with temperatures ranging between 0°C / 10°C (32°F / 50°F) during the day and -5°C / 5°C (23°F / 41°F) at night.

Time Zone: GMT +2

Currency and Credit Card

The Turkish currency is the Turkish Lira (TL). 1 EUR = 4.1 TL
Cash may be exchanged in banks and exchange offices during office hours. The official exchange rate is listed daily at the banks and exchange offices. All major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and stores.


220V, 50 Hz. European standard plugs Type C (Europeans 2-pin) with 2 round pins are used.

Dialing Code: +90

Business hours

Shops: Monday-Saturday (09:00-21:00)
Offices: Monday-Friday (09:00-17:00)
Banks: Monday-Friday (09:00-15:00)

Emergency services: 112