Western Indian Ocean Information Management Strategy News


 

The development of the Western Indian Ocean Information Management Strategy is mandated by COP Decision 10.5/3. The Decision requests the Secretariat to strengthen national data centres through capacity development on information and knowledge management, and in collaboration with partners, to address common challenges and inform decision-making for improved ocean governance.  

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Marine Spatial Planning and Information Management in the WIO

Multi-Stakeholder Working Groups make concrete steps and process plans for the region The Nairobi Convention Secretariat in implementing the SAPPHIRE, SWIOFC and WIOGI partnership projects organized a  “Marine Spatial Planning and Information Management Capacity Building Workshop” from November 28 to December 1 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The workshop aimed to increase the understanding of…

Co-Development of the Regional Ocean Governance and Information Management Strategies for the WIO

2022 Progress and 2023 Plans Inspired by, and contributing to the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) Cairo Declaration of 2015, Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention adopted a Decision at their 10th Conference of Parties (COP) in November 2021 to develop a Regional Ocean Governance Strategy (ROGS) and Information Management Strategy (IMS) for the Western Indian Ocean…

Diverse Task Force Convened to Co-Develop WIO Ocean Governance Strategy

Inspired by, and contributing to the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) Cairo Declaration of 2015, Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention adopted  a Decision to develop a Regional Ocean Governance Strategy (ROGS) for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) at their 10th Conference of Parties (COP) in November 2021. The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is actively supporting…

Strengthening the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Blue Economy

Through Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and a Regional Information Management Strategy (IMS) Our oceans and seas are the planet’s largest ecosystem. As such, they play a huge role in influencing climates and are vital to our blue economies. As such, we should be obligated to use ocean and sea resources sustainably, for future generations. The…

The Development of a WIO Information Management Strategy

Multi-stakeholder Working Group constituted to develop an Information Management Strategy for the Western Indian Ocean In November 2021 at the 10th Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention, Contracting Parties made a commitment to develop an Information Management Strategy (IMS) for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region, under Decision CP.10/5. The Nairobi Convention is implementing…