Practical Information


Togo is located in West Africa, and has 45 km of coastline with sandy beaches and coconut palms. Its territory extends more than 600 km north from the coast, with a surface area of 56,000 km2.



There are over 50 African dialects, and the official language is French. Many Togolese also speak English and German. Ewe and Kabye are the two main national languages.



Nationals of ECOWAS may enter Togo freely, without a visa, upon presentation of a valid passport or national ID.

Non-ECOWAS foreign nationals must show a passport containing a visa. However, it is possible to obtain a visa on arrival at Lomé Airport.
Outside the country, entry and visitor visas are issued by Togolese diplomatic and consular missions.


The yellow fever vaccination is mandatory, but may be administered on arrival.


In Lomé, the coolest months are usually July-August, with an average low temperature of 22⁰C. The average high temperature is 31⁰C.

Electricity (voltage, adaptors, etc.)

French electrical sockets are used in Togo, so you may need adaptors.


The hotels and the conference centre offer free Wi-Fi. Photocopiers will be provided at the conference centre.


The organizing committee will be providing special shuttles to the airport, the hotel and the conference centre.


The meeting will take place at the ECOBANK ETI Conference Centre on Boulevard Momo, on the sea front.

Emergency Numbers 

Police: 117
Fire/ambulance: 118

Medical Services

A medical unit will be set up at the conference centre.

Currency and Foreign Exchange  

The currency of Togo is the CFA franc. All banking institutions in Togo have an exchange bureau.


ICAO has been given a list of hotels selected to accommodate participants.

Hotel Booking  

Participants are invited to make a reservation with the hotel of their choice, and submit a copy of their booking record by e-mail to the organizing committee:
Mme PATABADI Adjoa M. :
M. AGBENOU Komlan:


Participants are invited to register on-line using the dedicated ICAO webpage.
Please copy to:

Mme PATABADI Adjoa M. :

M. AGBENOU Komlan:


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