ABOUT THE NAIROBI CONVENTION

The Western Indian Ocean is being degraded by activities that harm marine life, undermine coastal communities and negatively affect human health. These threats make it more important than ever for governments in the region to work together to strengthen protection of the ocean.

The Nairobi Convention—signed by ComorosFranceKenyaMadagascarMauritiusMozambiqueSeychellesSomaliaTanzania and the Republic of South Africa — provides a platform for governments, civil society, and the private sector to work together for the sustainable management and use of the marine and coastal environment.

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OUR FEATURED PROJECTS

WIOSAP

Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities

SAPPHIRE

The Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms

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Latest News

Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-Up in the Western Indian Ocean (13th – 17th January)

Welcome, Nairobi Convention Member States, partners, and friends, to this installment of the Weekly News Round-up! Please keep reading to find out what’s new in efforts to protect, conserve and develop the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.  We look forward to continuing our work with you to create a prosperous WIO region with healthy rivers,…

Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-Up in the Western Indian Ocean (6th – 10th January)

Welcome, Nairobi Convention Member States, partners, and friends, to this installment of the Weekly News Round-up! Please keep reading to find out what’s new in efforts to protect, conserve and develop the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. We look forward to continuing our work with you to create a prosperous WIO region with healthy rivers,…

Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-Up in the Western Indian Ocean (16th – 20th December)

Welcome, Nairobi Convention Member States, partners, and friends, to this installment of the Weekly News Round-up! Please keep reading to find out what’s new in efforts to protect, conserve and develop the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. We look forward to continuing our work with you to create a prosperous WIO region with healthy rivers,…

Events

January 2020
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