The journey has started: Towards a Regional Ocean Governance Strategy for the Western Indian Ocean

The journey has started: Towards a Regional Ocean Governance Strategy for the Western Indian Ocean “The African ocean territories are of strategic importance on the continent, as they provide opportunities to fisheries, aquaculture, and blue economy activities,” Ms. Olushola Olayide, from the African Union proclaimed in her opening remarks at the virtual meeting of Regional…

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Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-up (19 April 2021)

Welcome, Nairobi Convention Member States, partners, and friends, to this issue of the Weekly News Round-up! Do you have any events, research, or scientific publications on the Western Indian Ocean that you would like to be included in the round-up? Write to unep-nairobi-convention@un.org! Save the date! Regional Inception Workshop for the SWIOFC-NAIROBI CONVENTION Partnership Project …

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2021 Science to Policy Platform

The Nairobi Convention, together with the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), hosted the sixth Science to Policy Platform on 23-25 March. The meeting was coordinated with support from the GEF-funded WIOSAP and SAPPHIRE projects, the “Partnership project for marine and coastal governance and fisheries management for sustainable blue growth (NC-SWIOFC) and the EU Capacity Building Related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (EU-MEAs) project.

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