11th Community Based Adaptation (CBA) Conference on ‘'Harnessing Natural Resources and Ecosystems for Adaptation'; Hotel Royal Suites, Kampala, Uganda
The CBA Conference will take place at Hotel Royal Suites, Plot 18-20 Binayomba Road, Off Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi, Kampala, Uganda from 26th-29th June. The Irish Aid Partners and Focal Points Meeting will take place at the same Hotel Royal Suites, directly after the CBA Conference, from the afternoon of the 29th June and Friday 30th June. In order to attend the full CBA Conference and IA Partners and Focal Points Meeting, you must arrive on or before Sunday 25th June, and leave on Saturday 1st July. You should have received a full schedule for the CBA Conference once registered.
Registration codes for the conference have been sent through email and should have been received by all Irish Aid partners and climate focal points. We encourage those that have not done so, to register immediately, in order to secure your place at this upcoming CBA Conference.
Getting to Kampala: Uganda's primary airport is Entebbe Airport, approximately 40km from Kampala. It can take from one to three hours to drive from Entebbe to Kampala, depending on the traffic. For Irish Aid partners attending the Conference, IIED will organise airport transfer to and from Kampala, any airport transfers needed in their country can be claimed using the ‘Table of expenditures sponsorships’ form.
Most visitors to the Republic of Uganda will need to obtain a visa before they arrive at their port of entry (such as the airport). For a list of fees and visa-exempt nationalities, visit www.immigration.go.ug/content/visas-and-passes.
The Republic of Uganda has recently introduced an e-visa application system, and you are advised to apply online for an e-visa as far in advance as possible at www.immigration.go.ug. All travellers to the Republic of Uganda MUST have a valid yellow fever immunisation card to show at the point of entry.
We recommend you consult your GP or travel nurse six-to-eight weeks prior to travelling to Uganda to ensure that you get the right vaccinations, that you are in good health, and to arrange for any over- the-counter medication that you may need.
Please see here for a list of necessary vaccinations. Yellow fever vaccination is required for arriving travellers from all countries. Under International Health Regulations (2005), a certificate of yellow