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Group Sales

Register more members of your team and deepen your collective African diaspora understanding and practice.

Group sales start at 5 registrations or more for in-person ticket types.

● Groups that have 10-40 people will receive %15 off
● Groups sized at 41-100 people will receive % 25 off
● For groups of over 60 people, email us at yearofreturn@theshimafoundation.org.

Convince your Employer Letter

Attending the Global African Diaspora Forum is an investment that will repair, reclaim and reframe Africa, and will be a unique opportunity to connect with others who can strengthen and support the vision and fight.

We’ve put together supportive language that you can use to convince your employer to sponsor your registration fee so you can attend the Global African Diaspora Forum this year!

Transit information

Airport

The closest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
P. O. Box 19001(00501) Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254-020-6822111/6611000/6612000
Mobile: +254205061/2/3/4/5/6/7/8
Email: talk2us@kaa.go.ke
Website: www.kaa.go.ke

Forum Venue and Accomodation

The Global African Diaspora Forum 2023 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on July 4th – 7th, 2023 at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi.

Hotel accommodations will be offered at The Social House, The Radix Hotel, and The Weston Hotel.

Venue Map

Visa and Travel Info

How long does it take to get an online Kenyan visa?

Approval of the application takes 8 days on average (on average 4 workdays with an urgent application). You can travel to Kenya as soon as the visa has been approved. You need to arrive in Kenya within the validity term of 3 months after approval of the visa.

How long does it take to get a Kenyan visa?

The official processing duration for a Kenyan visa as per the official Kenyan Consulates’ site is 14 business days. However, this duration does vary between 2 and 15 days depending on the Embassy to be contacted.

Knowledge Products

UN Report

A/HRC/47/53: Promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Africans and of people of African descent against excessive use of force and other human rights violations by law enforcement officers

Climate Change Negative Effects

Climate change’s negative effects are coming to bear on high-priority philanthropic issues. More and better funding can protect vulnerable stakeholders and speed the net-zero transition.

Nigeria Floods

‘Overwhelming’ disaster leaves more than 600 people dead

Severe Drought

In Kenya, severe drought threatens to leave 4 million food insecure

Children Displaced by Storms - Caribbeans

As the impact of climate crisis worsens, Caribbean islands see a six-fold increase in the number of children displaced by storms, new UNICEF report shows

Special Excursion

Wamunyu Cultural Trip

Enjoy a beautiful ride through Machakos County and get a glimpse of rural life; then get to understand the context and conditions of many rural communities and cultural attractions…

Promote your Work!

Promote your work or sell products in our marketplace, which is open throughout the 3-day forum. Reach an audience of over 1,000 activists, scholars, artists, and others who work to reclaim, repairing, and reframing Africa

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