Additional Information

Health Care Requirements

Visitors to Ethiopia should be in possession of a valid inoculation certificate for yellow fever.  Vaccination against cholera is also required for any person who has visited or transited through a cholera-infected country within six days of arriving in the country.
The United Nations Health Care Center (UNHCC), situated on the ground floor of the UN Conference Center provides 24 hours medical services.  Payment to medical services must be made in cash at the visitor’s cost.  In case of medical or dental emergency, please call the reception desk at telephone numbers 0115-445502, 0115-443548, 0115-443135.

Registration & Identification Badges

Participants are required to register and have their identification badges prior to the opening of the conference on October 15, 2019 from 8:00a.m.  Kindly also carry your invitation letter and personal identification for onsite accreditation. You may collect your badge from United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) using the back entrance, at the delegate’s registration building.  For identification and security reason, identification badges should be worn by all participants, at all times during the conference and at official social functions.

General information about Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is a city at high altitude: 2400meters above sea level.  Safety standards are relatively good.  The official language in Ethiopia is Amharic, but English is widely understood as well.
Right hand traffic rule applies.  Regulations restrict certain areas from photography and movement in their vicinity after nightfall.  Usually in October the weather condition in Addis Ababa is comparatively cool and pleasant with a temperature range of 230 to 100 towards to the end of the month.  Electric supply in Ethiopia is 220-240 volts, 50 cycles AC accessible via 13-amp, two pin socket.

Working Hours

Most business office hours are
8:30A.M – 12:30P.M, 1:30P.M – 11:00 P.M Monday to Friday,
8:30A.M – 12:00P.M on Saturday.
Shops are usually open from 9:00A.M – 12:30P.M, 3:30P.M. –  7:30P.M – Monday to Saturday.

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