Information for participants

Conference venue

The Africa Climate Talks (ACT!) will be held at Mwalimu Julius International Conference Centre (JNICC). This is a state-of-the-art convention centre that lies in the heart of Dar es Salaam city, a major gateway to the world renowned “southern tourist circuit”, the “coastal tourist circuit”, and Zanzibar in Tanzania. JNICC has 12 conference rooms that can seat 5 - 300 flexible styles including theatre, classroom, conference, half-moons, hollow-squares, horse shoe, etc. The largest hall can accommodate 1003 delegates theatre style. Facilities include SIS of up to 4 languages, audio visuals, LCD projectors and internet facilities. Dar es Salaam, the largest city and business centre in Tanzania, has a wide range of luxury and budget hotels. It also has a number of traditional and international restaurants offering rich diversity of cuisine. If you come to JNICC for a meeting you can combine business with pleasure by pre or post conference tours to exotic tourist places such as Zanzibar, Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park, Selous Game
Reserve, Saadani National Park, Mafia Marine Park, Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, etc. JNICC can also arrange for your hotel bookings and ticket re-confirmation. Please visit for more details.

Conference Contact persons

In Addis Ababa:
James Murombedzi
Office: African Climate Policy Center (ACPC)
Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

In Tanzania:
Prof. Pius Yanda
IRA Building
Centre for Climate Change Studies (CCCS)
University of Dar es Salaam
Tel: +255 22 2410707

Hotel information

Block booking of hotels has been done in four hotels (Please see Appendix 1 for more details). Participants
will be assigned to one of the listed hotels.

Visa information

The organizers have made arrangements for participants to receive a visa on arrival. For the visa to
be processed, kindly ensure you bring the visa letter (sent by the University of Dar es Salaam) and
present it to the immigration at Dar es Salaam airport.