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2013 Meetings


October, 2013


Title :

Special Session on Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in the Western Indian Ocean region

[English]

Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

31 October 2013

September, 2013


Title :

First Announcement of Nairobi Convention September 2013 meetings

The meetings include:

  • Experts Meeting on the Preparation of the State of Coast Report for the Western Indian Ocean Region;
  • The First Negotiations Meeting on the Draft Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM Protocol) to the Nairobi Convention; and
  • Meeting of Focal Points to the Nairobi Convention

[English][French]

Location :

Cape Town, South Africa

Date :

September 2013

August, 2013


Title :

Bureau Meeting of the Nairobi Convention and the High Level Meeting of Development Partners for Mangroves for the Future Initiative in the WIO Region (MFF-WIO)

[English][French]

Location :

Nairobi, Kenya

Date :

1-2 August 2013

April, 2013


Title :

Author's Workshop for the Preparation of a Regional State of the Coast Report for the Nairobi Convention

[English][French]

Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

17 - 19 April 2013

2012 Meetings


December, 2012


Title :

Second Announcement: The Seventh Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention

[English][French]

Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

10 - 14 December 2012


Title :

First Announcement: The Seventh Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention

[English] [French]

Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

10 - 14 December 2012

August, 2012


Title :

First announcement: Nairobi Convention Meetings

The meetings include:

  1. Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the Regular Process for the Western Indian Ocean region on 1 to 3 August, 2012;
  2. The Seventh Meeting of the Ad hoc Legal and Technical Working Group on ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention (LTWG7) on 6 to 8 August, 2012;
  3. World Heritage Focal Points Meeting
  4. Meeting of Focal Points to the Nairobi Convention on 9 August 2012; and
  5. Meeting of the Consortium for Conservation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystems in Western Indian Ocean” (WIO-C) on 10 August 2012.

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Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

1-10 August, 2012


March, 2012


Title :

Write shop for the Protocol concerning Integrated Coastal Zone Management for the Western Indian Ocean region (ICZM Protocol)

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Location :

Nairobi, Kenya

Date :

29-30 March, 2012


November, 2011


Title :

1) Regional Experts Training Course on Ecosystem Based Management, Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services, and Ecosystems Assessments on 30 November to 2 December 2011;
2) 6th Meeting of the Ad hoc Legal and Technical Working Group on ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention on 5 to 7 December 2011;
3) Meeting of Focal Points to the Nairobi Convention on 8 December 2011

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Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

30 November - 8 December, 2011


Title :

UNEP Africa Marine and Coastal Programme Inception Meeting
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Location :

UNEP Headquarters Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya

Date :

10 November, 2011

May, 2011


Title :

Regional Leadership Training Programme for the Nairobi Convention
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Location :

White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Date :

23-26 May, 2011


April, 2011


Title :

Coral Reef Task Force Workshop on "Coral Reefs and Climate Change in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO)"
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Location :

UNEP, Nairobi

Date :

08-09 April 2011


March, 2011


Title :

Conference on “Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in the WIO region: Solutions to the Crisis”
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Location :

Grand Baie, Mauritius

Date :

21-23 March 2011


February, 2011


Title :

Third Ad-hoc Legal and Technical Working Group Meeting on ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention
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Location :

Berjaya Hotel, Seychelles

Date :

14-16 February, 2011


December, 2010


Title :

2nd meeting of the Ad-hoc Legal and Technical Working Group for the Drafting of an ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention (LTWG2)
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Location :

Sai rock Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya

Date :

6 - 7 December, 2010,

September, 2010


Title :

1st Regional Working Group Meeting on drafting the ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention. More...

Location :

Hotel La Plantation, Balaclava, Mauritius

Date :

27 – 28 September, 2010

August, 2010


Title :

Nairobi Convention Bureau Meeting

Location :

Maputo, Mozambique

Date :

19-20 August, 2010

May, 2010


Title :

Side event: “Building partnerships to improve the management of coastal and marine ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean” that will be held during the Fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 14)
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Location :

Nairobi, Kenya.

Date :

14 May 2010

March, 2010


Title :

6th Conference of Parties Meeting for the Nairobi Convention; and the Conference of Plenipotentiaries for the Nairobi Convention.
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Location :

Nairobi, Kenya.

Date :

29 March -1 April 2010

December, 2009


Title :

Regional Project Steering Committee Meeting of the WIO-LaB Project and the Nairobi Convention Focal Points Forum
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Location :

Mombasa, Kenya

Date :

7-11 December, 2009

August, 2009


Title :

The Sixth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium
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Location :

L’Université de la Réunion in Saint Denis, Réunion Island, from Monday

Date :

24th - 29th August 2009

June, 2009


Title :

LBSA Protocol Negotiations Meeting
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Location :

Mombasa, Kenya

Date :

9-12 June, 2009


Title :

World Environment Day
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Location :

Mexico

Date :

5 June, 2009

March, 2009


Title :

6th WIO-LaB Project Steering Committee Meeting
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Location :

Seychelles

Date :

9-11 March, 2009

 

February 2009


Title :

UNEP 25th Session of the Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum, Nairobi
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Location :

Nairobi, Kenya

Date :

16-20 February 2009


Title :

Bureau meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region

Location :

Nairobi, Kenya

Date :

18 February 2009

 

2008 Meetings


November, 2008


Title :

The First formal Legal and Technical Review Meeting on the Draft Protocol on Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA Protocol) as well as a Regional Stakeholder workshop regarding the Strategic Action Programme on Land-based Sources and Activities (SAP)
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Location :

Cape Town, South Africa

Date :

18-21 November 2008

October, 2008


Title :

Training workshop on Ecosystem Approaches to Coastal and Ocean Management: Focus on Ecosystem- Based Management in Eastern Africa.
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Location :

Mombasa, Kenya

Date :

27 October - 31 October, 2008

August, 2008


Title :

Regional Consultation on the draft Land Based Sources Activities (LBSA) and the Second Regional Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) and Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Western Indian Ocean region.
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Location :

Mombasa, Kenya

Date :

25-29 August 2008


Title :

The Year of the Dolphin Event

Location :

Majoreni , Kenya

Date :

30 August 2008

July, 2008



Title :

The Seventh ODINAFRICA Planning and Review workshop will be hosted by the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
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Location :

Mombasa , Kenya

Date :

14 – 16 July 2008


Title :

Third Symposium and Exhibition of the Ocean Data and Information Network for Africa
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Location :

Mombasa , Kenya

Date :

Thursday, 17 July 2008



June, 2008

Title :

First Extraordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Abidjan Convention Documents
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Location :

International Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

Date :

9-10 June, 2008


Title :

The ninth meeting of the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (ICP-9 or the Consultative Process)
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Location :

Headquarters of the United Nations, in New York.

Date :

23-27 June 2008



May, 2008

Title :

The Swedish International Training Programme (ITP) Marine Management - Good Governance in Practice, Phase 2

Location :

White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Date :

26 – 30 May 2008


Title :

Regional Intergrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) short course organized by Regional Programme for the Sustainable Management of the Coastal Zones of the Indian Ocean Countries (ReCoMaP)
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Location :

Mauritius

Date :

19 - 24 May 2008


Title :

Bureau Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region

Location :

Mauritius

Date :

23 May 2008



February, 2008

Title :

10th Special Session of the Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum. More...

Location :

The Principality of Monaco

Date :

20-22 February 2008


January, 2008


Title :

ODINARICA is working on the development of an African Register of Marines Species (ARMS) which will comprise all the marine biodiversity
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Location :

Mombasa , Kenya

Date :

January 2008

 

2007 Meetings


November, 2007

Title :

The Joint secretariat of the Nairobi and Abidjan conventions for the Protection, Management and Development of the Coastal and Marine Environment of the Western and Eastern African Regions, held the Joint Conference of Parties (COP) organized in collaboration with the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD). More...

Location :

Johannesburg, South Africa

Date :

5th - 8th November 2007


Title :

The Nairobi Convention Clearinghouse and Information System held a Regional Training and data/metadata population workshop. The training was organized by UNEP for the Nairobi Convention countries of the Regional Seas Programme. More..

Location :

Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi

Date :

26th November to 5th December 2007


Title :

The Nairobi Convention Clearinghouse and Information System held a capacity building training workshop on GIS concepts. The training was necessary to help in the development of each country-specific clearinghouse portal. More..

Location :

Mauritius

Date :

13th -17th August 2007


Title :

Fifth Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium. Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: Science, Policy and Management: pressures and responses in the Western Indian Ocean region

Location :

Durban, South Africa

Date :

22nd -26th October 2007