Participation conditions

Participation in the Second Eurasian Women's Forum is by invitation from the Organizing Committee only.

Participation in the Forum is free of charge. Registration is required. Please note that the registration form will close on 10 September 2018.


Upon registration, participants receive an email with a login and password to the personal web office, an individual member page on the Forum’s official website where they can edit personal information and upload a photo for the badge.

Please read the following information very carefully and keep in mind that a valid passport and visa are required to enter the Russian Federation.

Please contact a Russian consular office in your country to find out more about the conditions, time frames, and visa requirements for various passport types. Visa regimes between countries are very changeable and should be reviewed carefully with respect to each individual case.

A copy of the official personal invitation to the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum is sufficient to qualify you for a simplified procedure to obtain a short-term visa at Russian consular offices.

If someone is going to accompany you, please inform us in advance through the email address (copy to The accompanying person may need a Russian visa.

In order to obtain a Russian visa, you have to apply to the relevant Russian consular office. Wе advise you to apply for a visa directly to the Russian consulate in your country.

Please also keep in mind that a badge is required to enter the venues of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum.

To pick up your badge in St. Petersburg, you have to be registered in advance (to complete the registration please click here).

If you are accompanied by a person who already has a Russian visa or does not need it according to an agreement between Russia and the State of his/her citizenship, please inform the EAWF Secretariat through the email address (copy to about this person. Please keep in mind that this person is still required to complete the registration and receive a badge.

If you are going to enter the Russian Federation with any special medical or professional media equipment please inform the EAWF Secretariat through the email address (copy to about it in advance to avoid any possible misunderstandings and even problems at customs upon your arrival.

It is important to write to both given above email addresses simultaneously. 

Please note: accommodation in St. Petersburg hotels and travel to St. Petersburg and back is at the own expense of the Forum participants.

Arrival to St. Petersburg and accommodation

A list of recommended hotels offering special rates for Forum participants is posted on the Hotels page of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum official website.

To book a hotel room in St. Petersburg, please download and fill out the hotel booking form. Then the form should be sent by email directly to the selected hotel, as well as to the email address 

For comfortable arrival and departure of the Forum participants, we ask you to fill in information about arrival, departure and accommodation in St. Petersburg in the personal web office on the Forum website no later than 10 September 2018.