The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) is pleased to welcome you to attend the 4th ICN Advocacy Workshop to be held on 22 – 23 February 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. This travel information note is, therefore, prepared to provide you with the necessary information on your upcoming travel, the programme, and logistical information.
- Official name: The Republic of Kenya
- Official languages: English and Kiswahili
- Country Calling Code: +254
- Time zone: +3 GMT
- Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Nairobi is an international hub for businesses and an entry into the East and Central African countries. Itais therefore, accessible from most of the world cities through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi and is the only capital city in the world which boasts of a national park – the Nairobi National Park – within its environs where you can enjoy dawn or dusk game drives. While in Nairobi, you can also visit the renowned Karen Blixen Museum, and the enchanting Giraffe Centre, or tour the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.
The temperatures in Nairobi in February are comfortable with a low of 15°C and high up to 27°C. You can expect about 3 to 8 days of rain in Nairobi during the month of February. It’s a good idea to bring along your umbrella so that you don’t get caught in poor weather. For more information, kindly visit - https://www.meteoprog.com/weather/Nairobi/month/february/
• Date: 22nd - 23rd February, 2024.
• Venue: Emara Ole-Sereni Hotel Nairobi
The participants will cater for all costs related to their travel and stay in Kenya.
The dress code is smart casual.
You can dial 999, 911, or 112 and request an ambulance in case of an emergency. Additional contacts are available here - https://psk.or.ke/support/details/emergency-contacts.
Nairobi offers various accommodation options including boutique hotels, 5-star to 3-star hotels, and air-b-n-b, among others. You may look these up from any of the booking sites online.
To support your transportation needs to and from the airport and your local runs, please download any of the available app-based taxis. Some are - https://bestinnairobi.com/taxi-apps-in-nairobi/.
To avoid sitting in traffic to and from the airport, you may opt to use the Expressway.
Nairobi boasts of many social activities including a visit to the Nairobi National Park and Animal Orphanage, Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Nursery, Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi National Museum, and Nairobi Railway Museum, among others. You could also visit the Maasai markets on various days to get gifts for your loved ones - https://www.citizen.digital/lifestyle/where-to-find-maasai-market-in-nairobi-292325
Nairobi’s nightlife is vibrant, do take time to explore and experience.
Kindly visit: http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html to see if you require a visa or your country is exempt. Should you require a visa, you can get one on arrival but you need to apply via the e-visa on the same page by following the application instructions therein.
During the Workshop, the organizers will provide tea, and snacks at 10.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m as well as lunch at 1:00 p.m.