The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) is a region where high biodiversity is increasingly being impacted by anthropogenic marine debris.
Coastal cities are gateways of trade and transport of countries in the WIO region and sites of key economic activity and infrastructure including ports, airports, hotels and fish markets, as well as providing the workforce that supports key blue economy sectors.
The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association and UN Habitat, in partnership with the Nairobi Convention launched a portfolio of 6 reports on 15 December 2021. The reports focus on strategic and operational opportunities for city and Blue economy stakeholders.
In 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States, set out 17 interconnected
In-Person Stakeholder Meeting
Date: 16 - 17 August 2022
Venue: Dar es Salaam