ICZM Protocol Negotiations
Logistical Information Note: 21 -29 November 2016: Zanzibar, Tanzania for the Third Negotiations Meeting on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol of the Nairobi Convention and Sub-regional training for Civil Society Organizations on Marine Spatial Planning
The first negotiation meeting on the text of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Western Indian Ocean Region was held on 25 and 26 September 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa.
In the Third Negotiation Meeting on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) held on 21-24 November 2016 in Zanzibar, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Contracting Parties requested the Nairobi Convention Secretariat to undertake the following tasks in relation to the proposed Annex to Article 9 of the Protocol.
Report of the Second Negotiation Meeting on the Text of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Western Indian Ocean Region. The Second Negotiation Meeting on the Text of the First Draft of the ICZM Protocol of the Nairobi Convention was held on the 21-22 March 2016 in Mauritius.
Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) is a participatory process involving all stakeholders to plan, manage, conserve, and protect coastal and marine ecosystems with the aim of ensuring sustainable development. The objectives of ICZM are to promote sustainable use and equitable sharing of coastal resources, conserve ecological integrity, monitor natural risks, develop regional frameworks, involve stakeholders, and address the harmful effects of human activities.