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Mombasa, Kenya Workshop
Barriers still exist to women taking an equal role in marine policy and ocean governance.

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Cape town, South Africa Workshop
The Nairobi Convention, in executing the WIOSAP project, is organizing a workshop for managers and policy-makers on Mainstreaming of Environmental Flows into Integrated Water Resources Management from 25th - 27th November 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. The overall objective of the workshop is to share experiences, discuss and appreciate the relevance and mainstreaming of E-Flows in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the region.

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Victoria, Seychelles Workshop
The Nairobi Convention and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) is holding a training on MSP for Somali government representatives from 12-14 November in Seychelles. The workshop will introduce participants to the advantages of spatial planning; share WIO experiences on MSP; and discuss the need for and plans for river basin management in the Juba-Shebelle region.

Categorized Under: , Seychelles

Zanzibar, Tanzania Workshop
Ocean acidification—a process where excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere gets absorbed by the ocean—has severe consequences for marine resources and the livelihoods that depend on them. The Nairobi Convention, in collaboration with the IUCN-chaired Ocean Acidification International Reference User Group (OAiRUG) and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) are organizing the Indian Ocean Regional Ocean Acidification Workshop in Zanzibar, Tanzania on 28- 29 October 2019. The main objectives of the workshop will be to

Categorized Under: , Tanzania

Cape Town, South Africa Workshop Ecosystems
The Nairobi Convention in executing the project on ‘Implementing the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIOSAP) is organizing a workshop for managers and policy-makers on mainstreaming of Environmental Flows (E-Flows) into Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) to be held 18-20 September 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Categorized Under: Ecosystems, Africa, South Africa

Mahe, Seychelles Conference
The Nairobi Convention, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and Birdlife International are organizing a meeting of the Consortium for the Conservation of the Coastal and Marine Ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean region (WIO-C) to be held on 06 September 2019 in Seychelles.

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Mahe, Seychelles Workshop
The Nairobi Convention in executing the project on ‘Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms’ (SAPPHIRE), is organizing a Regional Ocean Governance workshop for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region from 04-05 September 2019.

Categorized Under: , Seychelles

Port Louis, Mauritius Symposium
The Nairobi Convention, together with partners, will jointly host two special sessions during the upcoming WIOMSA Symposium on 5 July 2019 from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Categorized Under: , Mauritius

Durban, South Africa Workshop
Under the SAPPHIRE project, the Nairobi Convention and partners are bringing together scientists, policy makers, practitioners and partners for a meeting entitled “Partnership for Action on Management of Oceanographic Research and Data in the Western Indian Ocean Region”.

Categorized Under: , South Africa

Durban, South Africa Workshop
The Contracting Parties of the Nairobi Convention have received Global Environment Facility (GEF) funding for the project Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystem Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms (SAPPHIRE). The SAPPHIRE project is designed to promote ocean governance by supporting necessary policy and legal reforms, investments and capacity building requirements.

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