Information for participants
participants brochure (274 kB)
All foreign delegates entering Kenya must have a valid passport. Very early contact with Kenyan
diplomatic missions abroad is strongly advised to allow sufficient time for the request to be processed
and the visa issued as appropriate, before departure. To facilitate the issuance of a visa, a copy of
this signed notification should be attached to the duly completed visa request form, including all
supporting documentation, as required. Information on visa arrangements can be found on the UNFCCC website. Please also consult the official host country website.
Representatives can consult the hotel list compiled by the Government of Kenya.
Participants are strongly advised to obtain, before departure to Nairobi, adequate and valid individual
or group travel insurance to cover any expenses that may arise in connection with repatriation for
medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment.
The United Nations and the UNFCCC secretariat disclaim all responsibility for medical, accident and
travel insurance, for compensation for death or disability, for loss of or damage to personal property
and for any other costs or losses that may be incurred during travel time or the period of
participation. In this context, participants are strongly recommended to obtain international medical
insurance for the period of participation.
The present notification does not constitute an offer for funding. A separate communication for this
purpose will be sent to eligible Parties.
The names, titles and contact details (including address, telephone, fax and e-mail) of the
representatives for the sessions should be communicated through the national focal point for climate
change or the designated contact point of observer organizations, as soon as possible and not later
than 13 October 2006 at the address of the secretariat.
- All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located in the main entrance of
the Gigiri Complex.
- Diplomatic corps duly accredited with the United Nations Office in Nairobi might gain access to the
Conference. However, only nominated and registered participants will be included in the List of
- A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.
- As of 5 November 2006, the "no registration, no access" rule shall be strictly applied
and will be enforced throughout the period of the sessions.
- Early registration on 4 and 5 November 2006 is highly recommended to avoid delay on the first
morning of the sessions.
Saturday, 4 November 2006 and Sunday, 5 November 2006:
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, 6 November 2006 to Friday, 17 November 2006:
from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Double registration for the session is not permitted (i.e. State representative and observer
organization representative, or State representative and press/media representative).
Badges are required for participants to gain access to the premises. They are issued only on the basis
of a letter of nomination from Parties or admitted observer States. For security reasons, all
participants are requested to wear their badge at all times.