Foz do Iguaçu is located in the extreme west of the state of Paraná, on the border of Brazil with Argentina and Paraguay. The city is the tourist and economic center of Western Paraná and is one of the most important tourist destinations in Brazil.


With about 260 thousand inhabitants, Foz do Iguaçu is characterized by its cultural diversity. There are approximately 80 nationalities, with the most representative coming from Lebanon, China, and our neighbors, Paraguay and Argentina.

Visiting Foz do Iguaçu is an unforgettable experience. So come prepared to leave here with an extra bag of incredible thrills, amusements and adventures that the region offers: the exuberant power of nature at the Iguaçu Falls, the creative capacity and human ingenuity at the Itaipu Hydroelectric Power Plant, the sunset at the Three Borders Landmark and much more.



To enter Brazil, you must have a valid passport valid for more than six months from the date of entry into the country. For visitors from Mercosur countries, identity documents are accepted in addition to the passport. Delegates from countries that require a visa to enter Brazil are responsible for applying in advance at the Brazilian embassies or consulates in their respective countries.

To find out if you require a visa, consult the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.  ( click on your country's name

Foz do Iguaçu / Cataratas International Airport

Located 20 minutes from the venue of the 58th General Assembly of CIAT.

  • Take with you your identification documents, with personal contact information, blood type, if you have any diseases such as allergies, diabetes or others that require particular atention.

  • Before traveling, consult your doctor for an evaluation, especially if you have a pre-existing disease.
  • Avoid travelling in the presence of any acute infectious disease or if you have a fever.
  • Take the medicines you will need in the original packaging, with the respective medical prescriptions.
  • If you are a foreigner, consider taking out private international health insurance (it is not compulsory to enter Brazil).

Transportation from the airport-hotel-airport will be provided by the organization of the event.

CAny change to your air ticket must be registered in the event registration form in order to guarantee the transportation service airport-hotel-airport.

If there are delays on the day of the trip, please communicate via WhatsApp at +55 (61) 98327-0148.

CLIMATE: (14ºC to 30ºC) The climate in Foz do Iguaçu is irregular, with extremely hot days in summer and very cold in winter. In April, the temperatures are more pleasant.

  • Use sunscreen, repellent and sunglasses;
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CURRENCY: The shops and restaurants of Foz do Iguaçu only accept the Real as currency. We recommend exchanging currency in banks or official exchange offices.

In Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) and in Puerto Iguazú (Argentina) US dollar (US$), Real (R$) and local currencies are accepted.

TIME ZONE: BBRT – Brasília Time in UTC-03:00

ELECTRICITY: 110 volts (V)

LANGUAGE: Portuguese.