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DRCLAS Regional Office in Santiago, Chile
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Av. Dag Hammarskjold 3269, Piso 3
Vitacura, Region Metropolitana
Telephone: +52 22 2290 0300
The DRCLAS Regional Office is located in the "international organization area" of Santiago, where United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC - CEPAL in Spanish); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP- PNUD in Spanish) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have their offices. We are on the third floor of the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), (created by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, and various regional governments). The FLACSO building is on the right, directly before the main entrance for ECLAC (CEPAL).
DRCLAS Regional Office has visitor parking at the main parking lot under FLACSO building at Dag Hammarskjold 3269. There is also public parking available at a walking distance on Avenida Bicentenario.
By Public Transportation
Take Metro line 1 to Tobalaba station. At Providencia Avenue, walk to Holanda St .and take bus number 405 towards Vitacura. Get off the bus at Av. Nueva Costanera and Vitacura, walk towards Perez Zujovic circle and walk north two blocks on Dag Hammarskjold. The office is on the third floor of the FLACSO building, which is on the right, directly before the security gates for CEPAL.
For further information on how to use the public transportation in Santiago, please check www.transantiago.cl
Catch a taxi and ask the driver to take you to "Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld 3269", in the neighborhood of Vitacura. As a reference, the Regional Office is located next to the Cepal building, which most drivers will know, and you should tell the driver "Entrada principal de CEPAL".
Directions from the airport to DRCLAS Regional Office
Exit the airport and take Américo Vespucio towards Las Condes, keep going straight in Vespucio (approximately for 25 minutes, could be more depending on the traffic) until you go up the hill towards "La Pirámide." Right after you cross the bridge "Centenario" turn right towards Avenida Nueva Costanera. Go straight, cross the Avenue "Alonso de Córdova" and the next main avenue is "Vitacura," turn right on Vitacura towards the Rotonda Pérez Zujovic. The very first exit of the round point (rotonda) to your right is Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld. Go straight for two blocks until you hit the main entrance for CEPAL (ECLAC). Our white building is at the right side. Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld 3269, third floor.
Vehicle Services from Airport
The airport offers "official taxi" services 24 hours, with a customer counter located at the first level of the airport just before the luggage claim after customers, look for the counter sign TAXI OFICIAL-. There is also a counter outside the luggage claim but is it recommendable to pay inside, since it is easier to do this without any luggage. They will give you a receipt and once you exit there will be a driver waiting for you. The official taxis are blue. You can pay in dollars and pesos. For reservations: (562) 690-1381.
If you are coming directly to the Regional Office please check Directions from the airport to DRCLAS Regional Office. Most taxi drivers in town know where CEPAL is, and our office is at the main entrance of CEPAL, at the FLACSO building, Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld 3269, third floor.
If you prefer a cheaper option you can take a minivan, TRANSVIP transportation, 24 hours, which carries more than one passenger (sometimes you can travel with 3-4 more people).The TRANSVIP customer counter is located at the first level of the airport just before the luggage claim (after customs check through). There is also a counter outside the luggage claim but is it recommendable to pay inside, since it is easier to do this without any luggage. They will give you a ticket and once you exit, there will be a driver waiting for you. For reservations: (562) 677-3000. If you are coming directly to the Regional Office please check Directions from the airport to DRCLAS Regional Office. Most taxi drivers in town know where CEPAL is, and our office is at the main entrance of CEPAL, at the FLACSO building, Avenida Dag Hammarskjöld 3269, third floor.