This note provides information on the practical and logistical details of the first edition of the “Lomé Peace and Security Forum (LPSF)” to be held in Lomé on 20 and 22 October 2023.
I- INFORMATION SERVICE
A committee in charge of organizing the first edition of the LPSF has been put in place and is based at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Togolese Abroad, whose contact details are as follows:
II- DATE AND VENUE OF THE FORUM
The forum will take place on 21 and 22 October 2023 at the Hotel 2 février in Lomé, Togo.
Participants arriving at Lomé airport for the first time are required to have their photo taken during immigration clearance.
IV- PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE COVID-19 TEST
Since July 17, 2023, the Togolese Government has lifted all anti-covid-19 measures at Gnassingbé Eyadéma International Airport. Arriving and departing passengers are now exempt from the mandatory presentation of Covid-19 test and health pass. Nevertheless, the health authorities recommend that travelers departing from Togo check the health conditions related to COVID-19 in force in their destination countries in order to comply with them.
The Togolese government has ensured that a sufficient number of rooms will be available at the hotel 2 février, which has been selected for the event.
Participants in the meeting are responsible for booking the rooms.
For booking purposes, please contact the hotel selected for the meeting at the address below:
The Togolese Government will make arrangements for participation by visioconference, the links of which will be communicated at a later date.
In order to facilitate access to the conference room, participants will be given a badge, prepared for this purpose.
To this end, they are required to apply by registering on the official website of the “Lomé Peace and Security Forum” at the following link: https://lomepsf.org/inscription-au-forum.
They must send copy of their passport and names to the accreditation e-mail address which is as follow: [email protected].
Medical coverage will be permanently deployed at GNASSINGBE Eyadema international airport and at the hotel.
The various Lomé hospitals will be kept on standby for evacuations.
Some banks operating in the sub-region, such as ECOBANK, ORABANK and BANQUE ATLANTIQUE, have ATMs in the hotels selected for the meeting.
Togo is a member of the CFA zone, and the currency used is the CFA franc. The exchange rate is:
1$ = 600 FCFA approximately;
1€ = 655.957 FCFA.
In October, temperatures in Lomé range from 22° in the morning to 30° in the afternoon.