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Seminar Venue
JOAQUIM CHISSANO CONFERENCE CENTRE
Av. da Marginal 51, Maputo, Mozambique
Telephone: +258 21 48 63 95; +258 21 48 70 31
Fax: +258 21 48 70 27
E-mail: cicjc@minec.gov.m
http://www.cicjc.gov.mz/index_eg.html
 
 
Organizer Host State authority
MRTD Programme
International Civil Aviation Organization
999 University Street
Montréal, Quebec, Canada H3C 5H7
Telephone: +1 514-954-8219 (ext. 8165)
Fax: +1 514-954-5061
E-mail: MRTDevents@icao.int
Institute for Civil Aviation of Mozambique (IACM)
Alameda do Aeroporto
P.O. Box 227
Maputo, Mozambique
Telephone +258 21 46 54 16
Fax +258 21 46 5415
Email: iacm@tvcabo.co.mz
 
Attendance Fee
There is no Seminar attendance fee. Seminar participants must make their own travel and hotel arrangements and any other living expenses.
 
Registration
Participants are requested to register in advance online or by completing the registration form and sending it by fax or e-mail to the organizer by 1 November 2010.
 
Registraion closed.
 
OR
 
ICAO MRTD Programme
International Civil Aviation Organization
Fax: +1 514-954-5061
E-mail: MRTDevents@icao.int
Participants will be required to reconfirm their registration on site before the Seminar and collect their passes and Seminar materials.
Registration will be available at the Seminar venue as follows:
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 from 15.00–18.00
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 from 08.00–12.00
 
We encourage all attendees to register as soon as possible after their arrival in Maputo.
 
Transportation
Transportation from Maputo International Airport to the hotels (listed under the Accommodations tab) will be provided by the Host State Authority. As well as, daily transportation to and from the Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre.
 
Languages
The Seminar will be carried out in English with simultaneous interpretation into French.
 
Visas
Most nationalities require a Visa for Mozambique, which can be obtained in two ways:
  • Prior to arrival, at the nearest embassy of Mozambique, or
  • Upon arrival at Maputo airport. Fee: U.S.$ 80.00 (cash or major credit card).
 
Health
Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for those arriving within 6 days after leaving or transiting countries with infected areas.
 
Facts About the Country
Mozambique is a country in southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.
 
Language
Portuguese is the official language of the country.
 
Weather and Local Time Information
Mozambique has a tropical climate with two seasons, a wet season from October to March and a dry season from April to September. Climatic conditions, however, vary depending on altitude. Rainfall is heavy along the coast and decreases in the north and south.
In the month of November/December, the average temperatures range between 20ºC and 30ºC. During this period warm clothing is not necessary.
Maputo local time is GMT +2. It is fixed across the country.
 
Local Currency and Foreign Exchanges Rates
The official currency is Mozambican metical (MZN). The current exchange parity is currently set at the rate of U.S.$1 = MZN 34.61, £1 = MZN 51.81 and €1 = MZN 42.41.
American dollars and Euro are accepted in many places. Exchange is easily available in the banks and exchange agencies. Credit cards and traveller’s cheques are accepted in most establishments.
 
Business hours
The working week in Mozambique is from Monday to Friday (0800–1700).
 
Electrical Supply
Local voltage is 220/240 V 50 Hz (normally two-pin plugs are used).
 
Communications
Telephone and communication services are spread throughout the country with internet and Blackberry widely available. Worldwide direct connections are available using the international code or telephone operator if necessary.
From outside Mozambique dial 258 followed by the number. There are two mobile operators: MCEL and VODACOM.


For more information, please contact:

MRTD Secretariat
Phone: +1 514-954-8219, extension 6329
Fax: +1 514-954-5061
E-mail: MRTDevents@icao.int