Registration & Accreditation

Registration of Participants

All participants (including service providers) attending the High-Level Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) must register online and be accredited with the SBEC Secretariat for access into the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC ) and meeting rooms.

The Government of Kenya has created a dedicated website with an online registration and accreditation portal or directly through The system will capture the bio data of participants, including their passport size photographs and copies of identification documents used to register (National Identification Card for Kenyan nationals and Passport for international participants).

Registration for the Conference is not open to the general public. Individuals wishing to participate in the conference must apply through the Conference Secretariat while participants representing countries or International/Regional Organizations and other entities shall designate in writing (Note-Verbal or formal letter), a Delegation Coordinator (DC).

The DC or his/her appointee shall be responsible for the registration of participants, including the collection of the badges and vehicle passes on behalf of the delegation. Delegations are required to notify the Secretariat of the name and contact details of the designated DC at the earliest opportunity and not later than 30th August 2018. The DC shall in turn be given a username and a password to register the participants.

The DCs of the participating State or International/Regional Organization/ recognized entity are charged with the responsibility of identification and registration of their respective nationals/participants, including government officials and non-State Actors such as Private Sector Representatives. Civil Society Organizations and Foundations should also forward the name of their DC who will register all their participants.

The DCs are required to forward their delegation lists under the cover of a Note-Verbale, or official letter from the respective organization not later than 30th September 2018. Each DC should ensure the delegation list(s) sent by the Note-Verbale/official letter matches the details captured by the online registration system.In order to facilitate the smooth processing of the badges, DCs will be required to input the delegation list in the format below when submitting the Note-Verbale/official letter.

Due to limitation of numbers during the official opening and closing ceremonies, restricted overlay passes will be issued to each DC, that is, 1+3 for every State and 1+1 for invited organizations.

Accreditation Centre

The Accreditation Centre will be located inside the Charter Hall of the Nairobi City County Headquarters, directly opposite the main entrance to the KICC. The contact address for the centre is as indicated here below:

Charter Hall
Nairobi City County
City Hall Way
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254795744357 or +254795744354 (Active from November 16–28, 2018)

The Accreditation Centre will be open for the issuance of access badges from 08:00hrs to 18:00hrs from 16th – 28th November 2018.