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European Parliament : Rue de Trèves 3 - 1050 Ixelles, Belgium

Palais d’Egmont : Place du Petit-Sablon, 8 bis – 1000 Brussels

Bozar : Rue Ravenstein 23 - 1000 Brussels

Cinéma Galeries : Galerie de la Reine, 26 - 1000 Brussels

Théâtre les Tanneurs : Rue des Tanneurs 75/77  - 1000 Brussels

Access to the 7th World Congress Against the Death Penalty is free. You are responsible for any visa, transport, accommodation, meal and travel costs.

Fore more informations, you can contact us at

NB: Not all countries have a Belgian embassy. Please consult for up-to-date information on visa requirements and where to apply.

Whenever possible, please apply online:


The main airport serving Brussels, Belgium’s capital, is Zaventem which is located 12km from the city. Please ensure you select “Brussels International” (code: BRU) as your arrival airport.

There are a number of ways to get to the city centre from the airport:




SNCB Train

Level -1

Trains every 15 mins.
Journey time: 18 mins. to Bruxelles Central
Price: €9


DELjin bus

Line 272 (Zaventem > Brussels)

Level 0

Buses every 21 mins.
Journey time: 40 mins. to Sint- Joost-Ten-Node Kruidtuin (29th stop)
Price: €3

Access to transport in Brussels Airport

map aeroport

Where to eat near the Parliament

You will find restaurants inside the Parliament building. You can also eat at Luxembourg Place right next to the Parliament.

Where to eat near Egmont Palace (Palais d’Egmont)

Le Casse-croûte

Rue du Pépin, 22 – 1000 Bruxelles

12am-2:30pm / 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Italian Restaurant

Cowfish restaurant

Rue du Pépin, 39 – 1000 Bruxelles


Fine-dining Restaurant (carpaccio, ceviche, risotto, tartars, vegetarian dishes)


Rue de Namur, 30 – 1000 Bruxelles


Salad bar

Il Passatempo

Rue de Namur, 32 – 1000 Bruxelles

12:30am-2:30pm / 7:30pm-10pm

Italian Restaurant


Rue de Namur, 51 – 1000 Bruxelles

12am-2:30pm / 6pm-10:30pm

Brasserie (burgers, salads, vegetarian dishes)

Stand by

Rue de Namur, 72 – 1000 Bruxelles


Cafeteria (salads, bagels, pasta)

Boston steak house

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 2 – 1050 Ixelles

12am-3pm / 6pm-10:30pm

Brasserie (burgers, salads, pasta, vegetarian dishes)

Le Trappiste

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 3 – 1050 Ixelles


Brasserie (Belgian specialties)

The Foodmaker

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 5 – 1050 Ixelles


Cafeteria (salads, wraps, sandwiches, soups, tarts, vegetarian dishes)

Brussels grill

Avenue de la Toison d’or, 7 – 1050 Ixelles


Steakhouse & Belgian specialties


Place du Champ-de-Mars, 5 – 1050 Ixelles

12am-3pm /5:30pm-10:30pm

Japanese restaurant


Chaussée d’Ixelles, 12 – 1050 Ixelles


Cafeteria (tarts, sandwiches, soups, salads, vegetarian dishes)


Time zone: GMT +1

Information about the city:

Information about Zaventem International Airport:

Map of the Gare du midi station:


Bureaux de change:

Zaventem International Airport

Travelex: arrivals hall, baggage reclaim (6 am - 10 pm)

Travelex: departure hall (6 am- 9 pm)

Gare du midi station

The Travelex bureau de change is located near the ‘Tour du midi’ exit.  It is open during the week from 7 am to 8.30 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am to 8.30 pm.