Practical Information

The participation of the Forum is by invitation. For registration, please fill the Registration Form, and send by email to the Organizing Team at ATF2015@AFDB.ORG

Visa & Vaccination Requirements to Côte d’Ivoire

A visa is required for entry into Côte d’Ivoire except for ECOWAS member countries and countries having agreements with Côte d’Ivoire. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is also required to enter the country and should be presented upon arrival.

For ECOWAS nationals, an identity card will suffice. Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of entry into Côte d’Ivoire.

  • ECOWAS Member States include:

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

  • Other countries not subject to visa requirements are: 

Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Morocco, Mauritania, Seychelles, Singapore, Chad, Tunisia, the Philippines.

The Bank is available to facilitate your visa; however, if you prefer to seek your visa independently, the entry visa for Côte d’Ivoire can be obtained either in person from Consulates or Embassies of Côte d’Ivoire in the applicant’s country of residence or online through the link with a payment of approximately 73 euros.


You are advised to book your accommodations in the hotels which have offered negotiated rates with the Bank for the event.

Download the Hotel list. 

To register for the Pullman Hotel, Novotel or Ibis Plateau, please click on this link  to access negotiated rates.

Bookings for Sofitel Hotel Ivoire should be made independently.

Reception and Registration

A team from the AfDB will welcome you at the Felix Houphoüet Boigny Airport and direct you to the bus to take you to your hotel.

Registrations and badges can be obtained on site at to the conference venue, the CCIA Building, on the morning of November 26, starting at 8:00 am.

You are advised to come with your passport or identification card to obtain a participant’s badge.

Working Languages

French and English will be the working languages of the Forum. Simultaneous interpretation into these languages will be provided during all sessions.

Forum Documents

Forum documents will be made available in the documents section of the Forum website.

Did you know

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Conference venue

Immeuble CCIA, Plateau  -  Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire