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
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is pleased to announce the meeting on the Fourth Negotiation of the Draft Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol of the Nairobi Convention to be held on 25-27 March 2019 and a Regional Marine Spatial Planning Policy Workshop to be held on 28-29 March 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is pleased to announce a regional training workshop on 10 – 11 December 2018, to demonstrate the utilization of monitoring tools to support the implementation of the Land Based Sources and Activities (LBSA) Protocol. The training workshop is organized in collaboration with the UN Environment Global Programme of Action for the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities (GPA).
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is pleased to announce the ninth Conference of Parties (COP9) for the Nairobi Convention to be held on 30 – 31 August 2018 in Kenya. The Conference is being organized by the Nairobi Convention in collaboration with the Government of Kenya, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and other key partners.
The Nairobi Convention Secretariat is pleased to announce the First Authors’ meeting on the state of critical habitats in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. The meeting is part of a series of workshops organized in partnership with WIOMSA aimed at developing a Critical Habitats Outlook in the WIO region.
The United Nations Environment Programme through Nairobi Convention Secretariat is organizing a meeting of the Forum for Academic and Research Institutions (FARI) of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region on 12 - 13 December 2017 in Zanzibar.
The Focal Points meeting will discuss the outcomes of the training and meetings mentioned above, the progress in addressing Decisions of the Eighth Conference of Parties for the Nairobi Convention (COP 8) and preparations for the Ninth Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention (COP 9) scheduled for 2018.
The Inception meeting for SAPPHIRE Project will discuss the roles and responsibilities of various project partners, enhance awareness of partners and stakeholders on the various components and activities of the project, discuss the workplan and budget of the first year of implementation and the decision making structure.