Global Guidance for Meetings During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The Division of Healthcare Management and Occupational Safety and Health (DHMOSH) has prepared guidance for organizers and meeting participants with key information for meetings in light of the current outbreak of corona virus disease (COVID-19) spreading globally. The guide is also availed in French and should be reviewed and adapted in conjunction with local health authorities’ and WHO country office advice.

For organisers:      English     French

For participants:    English     French


The Gigiri Compound accommodates some 2,000 staff members from: UNON, UNEP, UNCHS, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNDCP, WFP, UNOPS, ICAO, UNSO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNV, UNIFEM, IMO, UNCAS, UNIASC, UNIC, UNCRD, UNOIOS and UNPOS.
The grounds: The 140-acre UN Gigiri Compound, an oasis of green in the centre of Nairobi, is a peaceful place, which also offers the chance of observing some local wildlife such as: red duikers, squirrels, marsh mongoose, vervet monkeys and olive baboons. Easily-spotted bird species include:
Grey-crowned cranes, Egyptian geese, Crested eagles, Green pigeons and Hoopoes.


Panorama of Nairobi City
Areas of special interest:

The Seasonal Swamp: an ideal place to spot water birds and Grey-crested cranes.
The Gigiri Nature Trail: managed by a group of local volunteers, the Nature Trail showcases 600 indigenous tree species. A wildlife and Flora checklist can be obtained upon request.

The Memorial Garden: In commemoration of the victims of the Nairobi bombing of the United States Embassy, this garden of remembrance offers an area of peaceful contemplation


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