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 medical services during the conference hour.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 September 6, 2022 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. 


September in Ethiopia is the end of a three months rainy season (June to September) but showers are more than occasional.  Temperatures may vary from a high of 220C during the day time to a low of 120C with the weather getting cooler in the evening and early mornings.

Electric supply in Ethiopia is 220-240 volts, 50 cycles AC accessible via 13-amp, two pin socket.

The local currency is “Birr.” Average exchange rates are:

1 USD  - Birr 52.02

1 EUR -  Birr 55.65

1 GBP  - Birr 65.50

Working Hours
Most business office hours are
8:30A.M – 12:30P.M, 1:30P.M – 5:30 P.M Monday to Friday,