seapac

11th MEETING OF PARTIES TO THE MEMORANDUM OF THE UNDERSTANDING
ON PREVENTING AND COMBATING CORRUPTION (SEA-PAC 11th)
1-3 December 2015
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Date and Venue

The Eleventh Meeting of parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Preventing and Combating Corruption (SEA-PAC) will be convened on 1-3 December 2015 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The tentative program is attached as Annex I.
The Meeting will be convened at Songket Hall 2, Level 4, Rizqun International Hotel.

Address: Abdul Razak Complex, Gadong BE3519, Bandar Seri Begawan,
Negara Brunei Darussalam
Tel.: (+673) 242 3000
Fax: (+673) 242 3895
Website: http://www.rizquninternational.com

Secretariat

The Secretariat Room will be located at Meeting Room 3.1, Level 4 and will be operational from 30 November to 3 December 2015.

Further enquiries on the Meeting may be directed to the following email address:

hasrina.jamil@acb.gov.bn
umi.karim@acb.gov.bn

Documents to be circulated at the 11th SEA-PAC Meeting should be submitted to the Meeting Secretariat before 10th November 2015, via email to the following address:

hasrina.jamil@acb.gov.bn
umi.karim@acb.gov.bn

Registration

All participants are requested to submit their completed registration forms, including the brief questionnaire, as attached herewith and submit the completed Registration Forms and hotel reservation forms provided by email to  norashiken.salleh@acb.gov.bn / norutama.hassan@acb.gov.bn / hasrina.jamil@acb.gov.bn or by facsimile to (+673) 2382774 before 10 November 2015.

Meeting documents, IDs and other materials will be provided upon registration.

Dress Code

The recommended attire for the meeting will be business attire.

The recommended attire for the official dinner will be smart casual.

Transportation

The Rizqun International Hotel is located approximately 20km from Brunei Darussalam International Airport. The travel takes about 10-15 minutes by car. A SEA-PAC Information Desk will be stationed at the Brunei International Airport arrival lounge during the arrival period of participants (subject to changes).

Transportation will be provided throughout the meeting for participants. Kindly inform the Secretariat of your itineraries in advance.

Accommodation

Participants are requested to make their own reservation directly with the hotel of their choice.

For those who wish to stay at Rizqun International Hotel, you may submit the forms to the secretariat or you may contact the Hotel directly:

Rizqun International Hotel
Abdul Razak Complex, Gadong BE3519, Bandar Seri Begawan,
Negara Brunei Darussalam
Tel.: (+673) 242 3000
Fax: (+673) 242 3895
Website: http://www.rizquninternational.com
E-mail: reservation@rizquninternational.com

Visa Requirements

Participants are kindly reminded to check with the respective Brunei Darussalam Embassy/ Consulate regarding requirements. Information on visa requirement could also be referred in the following webpage:

http://www.mofat.gov.bn/Pages/Visa-Information.aspx

Cost of Participation

As previous SEA-PAC meeting practice, the host will cover the organizational cost of the meeting facilities. Other cost of participation will be borne by the participants.

Other Information

Weather information

Brunei Darussalam is generally hot and humid throughout most of the year. In December, temperatures in average around 29-35º Celsius.

Electricity

Electrical sockets (outlets) in Brunei Darussalam are “Type G” British BS-1363 type and supply electricity at between 220 and 240 volts AC.

Time

Local time in Brunei Darussalam is eight hours ahead of GMT.

Currency

The local currency is BND. Participants can change currency at the Brunei Darussalam International Airport, the Rizqun International Hotel, the Gadong Mall or banks. The current exchange rate is approximately USD1 = BND/SGD 1.34634

Other notices

During meetings and banquets, please set your mobile phones to silent mode. Please wear yourconference badge during all conference related activities. No access will be permitted without badge. Loss and damage of badges must be immediately reported to the Secretariat.