Welcome to DAKAR!

Find below general information on administrative and other arrangements made for the smooth running of the 4th AfricaSan Conference.

 

VENUE

King Fahd Palace Hotel
Pointe des Almadies,
Dakar 8181, Senegal

SECRETARIAT

The secretariat for the meeting will be located at: King Fahd Palace Hotel Conference Centre.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Participants can stay at designated hotels (click Hotels). There will be free bus shuttles to convey participants to and from the conference venue. Participants will need to make their hotel reservations.
Please kindly copy your messages to secretariat@amcow-online.org

 

WELCOME AT THE AIRPORT

Hostesses and protocol officers provided by the Senegalese Government will be at the airport to receive participants. There are hotel shuttles as well. For taxis, from the airport to hotels are approximately 3.000 CFA francs during the day and 5.000 CFA francs at night.

 

LUNCH DURING THE MEETING

Paying Participants will be offered lunch on meeting days.

 

VISA

Entry visa for Senegal is not required for:

  • UNLP holders: please note that the UNLP should be valid for the duration of the visit to Dakar;
  • National passport holders from the following countries: African Countries members of UMOA (West African Monetary Union) and ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), countries member of the European Union (EU), Canada, Israel, Japan, Republic of China, United States of America.

Entry visa for Senegal is required for all other nationalities.

The government of Senegal have has guaranteed every participant visa on arrival once they register online.

 

VACCINES

A vaccine against Yellow Fever is required. Please bring your international certificate of vaccination.

 

WEATHER

In Dakar, weather is pleasant and warm during most months of the year. Take note and bring along appropriate clothes.

 

SECURITY

Dakar is in general safe. However, as in any big city, please avoid going out alone late at night or in isolated areas. Please carry your ID card.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

For any health problem there will be medical facility at the Conference Centre.