Paris - romantic and enchanting, the place of intellectual debates, historic battles and discoveries, discreet court yards and famous monuments, the capital of fashion and the ‘City of Lights’, it always has a lot to offer to both new and old comers. It is truly a city of surprise and delight.
February in Paris is also often voted as the most romantic of times. With white-winterly cover of its old-world architecture and plenty of warm indoors places with its legendary cuisine and wines, Paris has been known to melt even the most frozen hearts and to offer a breath of poetical mood to its every guest.
The French capital retains its historic atmosphere, its heritage, its elegance and its prestige while at the same time establishing itself as a city open to the world and the latest technological innovations. In addition, thanks to its 2000 years' history of art and philosophy, its museums, 1815 listed historic monuments, 3 opera houses, more than 300 theatres and cinemas offer a large choice of cultural and leisure places. The combination of traditional and modern, craftsmanship and high technology, luxury and conviviality, makes Paris a city of " Art de Vivre " at the crossroads of culture, business and constant innovation.
With its majestic beauty, charm and vibrant spirit Paris is also a fantastic place for an international convention of this magnitude and meaning. Home to such famous personalities as Maria and Pierre Curie, Louis Pasteur, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Luis Braille and many other intellectuals, it is also quite a symbolic place for such an initiative that for the first time ever will bring together the pediatricians and child care professionals from all the continents united by one single idea to find consensus and the best ways to treat and help children all over the world. And Paris is the place where we all need to be to make it happen.