Four major roads will be closed for two days as Kenya prepares to host the Africa Climate Summit (ACS), that will bring together world leaders and stakeholders.
The ACS will run from 4th to 6th September 2023 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), in Nairobi and will be cohosted by the Government of Kenya and the African Union Commission (AUC).
According to the ACS protocol and logistical guidelines, Harambee Avenue from parliament roundabout to Taifa Road junction will be closed.
Taifa Road from Harambee Avenue junction to City Hall Way junction and City Hall way junction from Holy Family Basilica roundabout to Taifa Road junction will be closed as well.
Further, Parliament Road from Harambee Avenue roundabout to City Hall way roundabout will also be closed.
These roads will be closed for public use from 02.00 am on Monday, September 4, to6pm Wednesday September 6, 2023 during the Africa Climate Summit.
Africa Climate Summit Security
Additionally, the Kenyan government has put in place adequate measures to ensure the safety and security of all delegates.
Going by with the guidelines seen by The Kenya Times, optimal security measures will be in place at KICC where the Africa Climate Summit will take place and at all the designated hotels, parking areas and any other area that will be identified for such consideration.
Individuals accessing the conference venues will be subjected to security screening.
Also, appropriate traffic arrangements have been made to ensure the smooth movement of the delegates and visiting dignitaries.
Additionally, parking spaces at Sunken, Supreme Court, Holy Family Basilica and Charter Hall will be closed for public use.
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Accommodation during Summit
For Head of States/Government
Delegations led by Heads of State and Government will be accommodated in a Presidential Suite, Junior Suite and two standard rooms (1+3) in a five-star hotel from 3rd to 7th September.
Further, delegations led by Vice President or Prime Minister will be hosted in a Junior Suite and two standard rooms (1+2) in a five-star Hotel for a similar duration.
Also, delegations led by the Foreign Minister or other Heads of Delegations will be hosted in a junior suite (1) in a five-star Hotel.
The African Union Commission (AUC) Order of Precedence for the Heads of State and Government of the member countries will be used to allocate hotels.
For Other Delegates
All other delegates are responsible for booking and reserving their own accommodation.
However, delegations have seven (7) rooms reserved where their Head of State or Government will stay. Therefore, Missions or appointed focal points are advised to directly book these rooms for the remaining members of their delegation.
President William Ruto will open the Africa Climate Summit, which will bring together world leaders and stakeholders.