An Inaugural Summit of the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund


“Protecting Threatened Scholars during Repression, Crisis and Conflict”

October 24, 2014 | 809 United Nations Plaza | New York

The IIE-SRF Summit will take place at IIE’s New York City headquarters:
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza (1st Ave between 45th & 46th St)
12th Floor Conference Room
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-205-6486


Subway Station:
IIE is located directly across from the United Nations and three blocks east of the 4, 5, 6, 7, and S subway stop at Grand Central Station.


IIE is located between LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty Int’l Airports. Public transportation is available from all three of these airports.


Participants should make their own hotel reservations. Please find below a list of hotels within walking distance of IIE. We also suggest looking on , or for special rates.


Millennium UN Plaza Hotel
One United Nations Plaza
44th St between 1st & 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 758 1234

New York Marriott East Side
525 Lexington Avenue at 49th St
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 755-4000

The Roger Smith
501 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 755-1400

Bentley Hotel
500 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10021
tel: (212) 644-6000

Grand Hyatt New York
Park Ave at Grand Central Station
tel: (212) 883-1234

Roosevelt Hotel
45th St & Madison Ave
New York, NY
tel: (212) 661-9600

The Westin New York Grand Central
212 East 42nd St
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 490-8900

Club Quarters, Grand Central
128 East 45th St
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 986-6400
Pod Hotel New York
230 E 51st St New York, NY 10022
tel: 1 (800) 664-6835   

Radisson Lexington Hotel
511 Lexington Ave at 48th St
New York, NY 10017
tel: 1 (800) 448-4471

There are many other hotels in New York at different rates. Even if they are not in walking distance, most hotels will not be more than 30 minutes away from IIE, by bus, subway or taxi.

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