FAQ

If you are interested in attending the Forum, please request your registration at gcnf2018.org/registration. After receiving your request for registration, Forum organizers will follow-up via email with next steps.

The Forum organizers want to ensure the most efficient means of registration for each participant. Your passport details will help to prepare your registration for the Forum and, ultimately, for your entry into Tunisia and participation in the Forum.

The registration fee includes access to all Forum conferences, workshops, and activities. Breakfast, lunches, and dinners are also included, as well as a gift bag upon your arrival. Shuttle service between the airport and the event venue is included in the registration fee.

The Forum venue and accommodations will be located in the Gammarth neighborhood of Tunis. The Forum organizers have negotiated reduced rates at three hotels in the Gammarth area so that participants may choose lodging that will best meet their needs. Exact information about the Forum venue, hotels, and how to book a room at the discounted rate will be shared with participants after they have completed the registration process.

Discounted rates range from $60-$150 USD per night at the three designated hotels if you book before September 20. The organizers cannot guarantee the discounted rates or availability after this date at which time room prices and availability will be at market value.

Citizens of the following countries DO NOT NEED a visa to enter Tunisia for stays under 90 days:

Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Cabo Verde, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, The Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucie, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States of America.

For Benin, only holders of diplomatic and special passports are exempt from the visa procedure.

For Ireland, holders of diplomatic and special passports are subject to the visa procedure. However, holders of regular passports are exempt from the visa procedure.

For the United Kingdom, holders of diplomatic passports are subject to the visa procedure. However, holders of special passports and regular passports are exempt.

Citizens from countries not listed above MUST OBTAIN A VISA TO ENTER TUNISIA.

United Nations laissez passer (UNLP) holders are NOT exempt from visa procedures.

This information is provided by the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and is subject to change. The Forum organizers advise you to check with the nearest Tunisian embassy or consulate to ensure the accuracy of this information. The Forum organizers are not responsible for any changes related to visa information.

The conferences and workshops will be held in English with simultaneous translation in French, Portuguese, and Arabic. For other languages, the equipment needed for simultaneous translation will be made available.

The recommended dress code is Business Formal. For the school visits, we recommend Casual or Business Casual. The dinner on Wednesday night will be festive, so you are invited to dress up. We recommend Cocktail or attire that is representative of your home country. These are all recommendations, participants should feel free to wear clothing that best represents their culture.

The currency used in Tunisia is the Tunisian Dinar. To find out the present exchange rate, click here.

The Global Child Nutrition Forum is dedicated to being accessible to all participants regardless of their ability to pay the registration fee. GCNF extends a discount to all participants who work for nonprofit organizations (individuals who work for government institutions, multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, etc.) or those individuals unaffiliated with an organization who cannot afford the full registration fee. Please enter discount code NONPROFIT during check-out to receive a 50% discount. Kindly note that all registration fees are in U.S. Dollars.