Tanzania appoints new Focal Point to the Nairobi Convention

Nairobi Convention Contracting Parties each appoint a Focal Point in order to help coordinateefforts to protect, manage, and use the Western Indian Ocean at the national level. In practicalterms, this means the Focal Point is responsible for liaising between the Nairobi ConventionSecretariat, other Contracting Parties, and national bodies; coordinating national-level activitiesthat involve multiple stakeholders and…

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States Agree on the Final Draft for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Protocol and other News: Western Indian Ocean News Round Up 1 – 5 April 2019

States Agree on the Final Draft for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol On 27 March 2019, Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention agreed on the final language for the ICZM Protocol. States had started discussing the protocol in 2012, and the meeting in Dar es Salaam marked the fourth round of negotiations on…

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Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-Up in the Western Indian Ocean (9th – 13th 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,…

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Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-Up in the Western Indian Ocean (8th – 12th April)

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat has been busy implementing its two main projects, SAPPHIRE and WIOSAP. Find out what’s been happening with both projects this week below.   Updates on the WIOSAP project: RECs Meeting: This week, the Nairobi Convention organized a meeting with relevant Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and Commissions. Our objective was to seek opportunities…

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

Friday, 10 May 2019 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. Upcoming Events: Workshop on Regional Stock Taking on Oceanographic Data and Scientific Research in…

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