8/10/2007 - Third General Assembly of ALive

GA3 - September 20, 2007 - Addis Ababa

Please find below some information on the 3rd General Assembly of ALive
- date : September 20, 2007
- location : African Union Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
- Agenda : see attachments : Agenda English ; Agenda French
- logistical information :

The ALive General Assembly will take place in Addis Ababa on Sept 20, 2007 during the (end of the) Celebrations of the Ethiopian Millennium. Thousand of tourists are expected to attend this national event, and as a result, hotels will be sold out shortly (more information on the Millenium celebration :

We have therefore already made group reservations at the (i) Sheraton Hotel and (ii) ILRI campus. Please find details below :

(i) Sheraton Hotel: Thirty (30) rooms (10 Club Rooms and 20 Executive Rooms) have been blocked. Negotiated rates are respectively USD 140.00/night and USD 215.00/night. Breakfast is included for Executive Rooms only.

It is your responsibility to contact directly the reservation department [Phone: (251-11) 517-17-17 - Fax: (251-11) 517-27-27]. To make your reservation, specify "ALive Conference Group" (to ensure negotiated rates) and provide necessary payment guarantees. They should provide you with your reservation number right away (For more info on the hotel, please visit: ). If there is any difficulty, please ask to speak to M. Mulugeta Demissie who is our contact person at the Sheraton.

Please note that the deadline for reservation to guaranty availability and negociated rates is August 15th, 2007.. Past August 15th, you will be served based on availability.

(ii) ILRI campus: Thirty (30) rooms (10 standard rooms and 20 Executive -VIP rooms) have been blocked. Negotiated prices are respectively USD 55.00/night (Standard Room) and USD 70.00/night (Executive). breakfast included. In addition, there is a possibility to go for a Half-Board arrangement in which case Dinner will be provided by the ILRI Catering Staff. Standard restaurant facilities are available. For any information, please contact IBAR (

Please also note:

- Transportation will be ensured from the Sheraton to AU Heaquarters on September 20.

- Food: lunch will be provided during the meeting.

- we do not provide support for the obtention of the visas.

For any information you may need, please contact the ALive secretariat at :


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