AfriSIG 2019 will be held in N’Djamena, Chad, at the Ledger Plaza Hotel.
African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)
4-9 September 2019
IMPORTANT: Please read the full logistics advisory in order to prepare for your participation in the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG).
All participants should receive their return flight ticket to Chad no later than Tuesday,3 September 2019. If you do not receive a copy of your ticket please contact Eunice Mwesigwa, firstname.lastname@example.org
Flight check-in times are as follows: Domestic flights – 3 hours before departure – International flights – 4 hours before departure.
For your travel you will need the following:
• Passport that is valid at least six months from date of entry with two blank pages;
• Copy of your electronic ticket and travel insurance;
• Documents for visa, including 1 passport-sized photo if applying for visa on arrival;
• Hotel confirmation letter for your stay;
• This logistics advisory, which has all contact details you need while travelling;
• Medication for all your health needs;
• Yellow Fever vaccination certificate, if required.
NOTE: Some airports require an airport tax fee in cash. Please check with your departure airport if they charge airport tax fees. APC does not re-imburse airport tax.
If you are coming from a country at risk of Yellow Fever you must bring your Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate or you will not be allowed to enter the country. Information on countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission can be found here:
We recommend that all participants obtain travel insurance for their trip. Kindly ensure that this
insurance covers the date of departure from your country until the date of your return. Travel insurance
will not be reimbursed.
The logistics staff may collect your boarding passes, so please ensure that you keep them safe during your travel.
Upon arrival at N’Djamena airport, there will be someone at the arrivals with a board which says Welcome to N’Djamena APC with the APC logo. If you have any problem locating your airport transfer, call these numbers +235 66201206 or +235 62931099. If there is a change in your flight schedule, please contact the organisers immediately. Should you not meet up with the arranged airport transfer, you will be liable to pay your own airport transfer costs.
Accommodation and venue
Accommodation has been booked at
Ledger Plaza N’Djamena TChad
Quartuer Diguel Est.
+235 2253 1253
AfriSIG Meeting Venue
5-9 September 2019
Ledger Plaza N’Djamena TChad
Quartuer Diguel Est.
The School starts at 09h00 every morning. Please do note that AfrISIG is an intensive, but rewarding experience. Daily sessions will usually end around 18h00 but the groups working on the practicum topic will need to work in the evenings. There are at last two night plenary sessions which can go on until very late. Introductions will be on the evening of 4 September 2019 after dinner at 1930hrs.
AfriSIG’s dress code is informal. It is a relaxed environment. For the African IGF office wear would be advisable, but not essential.
African IGF Meeting Venue – 5-9 September 2019
Radussion Blu Hotel
Quartier Sabangali, Cité du 1er décembre
Group transportation to Radisson Blu
Transport will be provided from ledger Hotel to Radisson Blu every morning and every evening. The times will be shared at the venue
Meals and per diems
All meals will be provided during the African School on Internet Governance at Ledger Plaza hotel from 4-9 September. From 10-12 September, only breakfast and dinner will be provided at the Ledger Hotel. Lunch will be provided at the Radisson Blu during the AfiGF.
Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) for African Union Commission (AUC) supported fellows
All fellows supported by AUC will sign for receiving a per diem from the African Union Commission for the 5 days of the School and will then need to hand over the funds immediately to the APC representative. These funds are supposed to cover your meals during your stay at the hotel. An acknowledgement of receipt of these funds will be handed to you at the same time by the APC representative onsite. You will be advised of the arrangement on the receipt and submission of the DSA during the course of the School.
International and local telephone calls, laundry, use of the mini bar and all other personal expenses such
as additional drinks and meals must be paid by the individual who ordered them before you check out of
Dietary and Special Requirements
If you have not done so already, please inform us before you travel if you have any special dietary requirements – vegetarian, halal and food allergies; and of other health and special requirements that you might have.
Wireless connectivity is available at the hotel. You may also buy local a SIM card at the airport.
The climate in September in Chad is hot and humid, with average daytime temperatures reaching 33 degrees celsius. Average night temperatures are 22 degrees celsuis. The weather forecast in N’Djamena for the duration of your stay is available here:
In Chad the standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz, and the power plugs and sockets are of type D, E and F. Please bring your own adaptor.
The official currency of Chad is CFA, Central African Franc. The current exchange rate to USD as of 31 August is 1 USD = 596 CFA. Money can be exchanged at the airport on arrival and all major banks. Mastercard and Visa cards can be used. The hotel also has foreign exchange facilities.
N’Djamena is relatively safe, however participants should take some basic precautions to ensure your safety and the security of your valuables. Please keep your hotel room locked, and store your valuable in
the hotel safety deposit box. We recommend that people do not travel outside of the city.
Environmental sustainability and green practice
Several participants at the meeting have allergies to strong scents. Please avoid wearing strong perfumes or using strongly scented items during the meeting. We request participants to be cautious while using electricity, water and producing waste. Make sure that the lights and air conditioning unit in your rooms are off when not in use.