Where will the New York Forum Africa take place?
The New York Forum Africa will take place at the “Stade de l’Amitié sino-gabonaise” in Libreville, Gabon.
How do I get to Gabon?
Libreville’s Leon M’ba International Airport is Gabon’s main international airport.
Flights to Gabon are available from Paris (Air France). The airport is also connected to a number of African destinations and is served by Royal Air Maroc, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and South African Airways, just to name a few.
What is the climate in Libreville?
Libreville is generally warm throughout the year. It is near the ocean, so its beaches are populated by tourists and locals all year round. There is occasional rain but May-September is a largely dry season in Gabon. The yearly average temperature is around 26°C (79°F).
How do I find accommodation in Libreville?
We recommend you book your accommodations in Libreville as soon as possible.
Please see below for suggested hotels. (N.B: The organization doesn’t have any negotiated rate);
Hotel Park Inn
What is the registration fee?
The New York Forum Africa is an invitation-only event with no registration fee.
What is the working language of the New York Forum Africa?
English, French and Chinese will be the primary languages of the Forum.
How should I register?
You can register directly on our website.
Do I need a visa?
Yes. All visitors require a visa to enter Gabon.
To acquire one you will need an official invitation letter from the Gabonese Authorities.
With this letter, you can receive a visa upon arrival at Libreville’s Leon M’Ba International Airport.
Please, check if you need any support in your country of residence before departure. A list of Gabonese embassies and consulates around the world can be found at: http://www.embassypages.com/gabon
How do I receive an official letter of invitation?
We will send you an official letter once we receive the following pieces of information:
- A clear scanned copy of your passport
- A copy of your e-ticket
- The personal code you received by email after registering online
Please send this information to : Frederic.firstname.lastname@example.org and copy: email@example.com
What are the health recommendations for visiting Gabon?
Visa applicants must show proof of vaccination against yellow fever. Vaccination against Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Typhoid are strongly recommended.
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With an economy predicted to grow by 7% in 2013, Gabon is a snapshot of the dynamism occurring across Africa. Further, the New York Forum Africa believes Gabon’s three-pillared economic plan – consisting of green initiatives, responsible industrial policies, and service industry growth programs – is model of how to sustain growth on the continent.
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Where do I find additional information about the New York Forum Africa?
The New York Forum Africa's program is available on our website.
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