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Latest Reports and Publications


  • Summary for Decision Makers on the Status of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean Region
    English
  • Regional Synthesis Report on the Status of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean Region
    English
  • Summary report of the Regional Conference on “Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in the WIO region: Solutions to the Crisis”
    English
  • Final report - Climate Change Impacts in Coastal and Marine Areas of the Western Indian Ocean Region: An Assessment of Problems, Solutions, and Strategic Options for Promoting Climate Resilient Development in the WIO Region
    English
  • Final report - The Regional Experts Training Course on Ecosystem Based Management, Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services and Ecosystems Assessments for Western Indian Ocean Region
    English
  • Situational Analysis for Mangroves for the Future: Understanding the resilience of coastal systems
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  • Institutional Analysis for Mangroves for the Future: Understanding the resilience of coastal systems
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  • Analysis of Lessons Learnt from Demonstration Projects Implementated by the UNEP- GEF Project on "Addressing Land-Based Activities in the Western Indian Ocean" (WIO-LaB)
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  • Final report- The fifth workshop held under the auspices of the United Nations in Support of the Regular Process for the Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects
    English
  • Inception workshop report on the Enhancing the Protection of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Nairobi Convention
    English
  • Draft Status Report on the Nairobi Convention Clearinghouse and Information Sharing System
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  • Guidelines, Methods and Tools for Integrated Water Resources Management Planning Approach for Small Island Developing States
    English
  • Draft Report for the Meeting of Focal Points of the Nairobi Convention held on 24 March 2011 in Balaclava, Mauritius
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  • Draft Report for the Meeting of Focal Points of the Nairobi Convention held on 8 December 2011 in Maputo, Mozambique
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  • Draft Report of the Meeting of Focal Points of the Nairobi Convention held on 9 August 2012 in Maputo, Mozambique
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  • Draft Report on Training course on Leadership in Environmental Management for Oceans and Coasts in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region held from 22 to 26 May 2011 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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  • Report of the Southern Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to facilitate the description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas held from 31July to 3 August 2012 in Flic en Flac, Mauritius
    English

Templates


  • Template for National Reporting on the Nairobi Convention and its related Protocols
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    French

Latest Reports on Ratification of LBSA Protocol


  • Final Regional Paper on the State of Ratification of the LBSA Protocol to the Nairobi Convention: Challenges and Solutions for the Western Indian Ocean
    English
  • Draft Guidelines for Drafters and Negotiators of the ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention
    English
  • The Seventh draft Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Western Indian Ocean Region
    English
  • Draft Coordination Mechanism for the Nairobi Convention
    English
  • Report on Kenya's Policy, Legislation and Institutional Arrangements in Relation to the Protocol for the Protection of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA Protocol)
    English
  • Report on Madagascar's Laws and Regulatory Structures in Relation to the Protocol for the Protection of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the western Indian Ocean from Land-based Sources and Activities (LBSA Protocol)
    French
  • Mauritius National Report on Policy, Legislation and Insitutional Analyses and Recommendations for LBSA Protocol Ratification and Implementation
    English
  • Mozambique National Report on Policy, Legislation and Institutional Analyses and Recommendations for LBSA Protocol Ratification and Implementation
    English
  • Seychelles National Report on Policy, Legislation and Institutional Analyses and Recommendations for LBSA Protocol Ratification and Implementation
    English
  • Nairobi Convention Reports and Publications


    • Further Resources

       To access more documents, reports and publications on the Nairobi Convention, kindly visit the Nairobi Convention Clearinghouse and Information Sharing System

      Final Act and The Amended Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean (Amended Nairobi Convention) as adopted on 31 March, 2010.
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      French

    • Final Act and The Protocol for the Protection of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean from Land – Based Sources and Activities as adopted on 31 March, 2010.
      English
      French

    • The Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-Based Sources and Activities
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      French

    • Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region, as adopted on 21 June, 1985.
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      French
    • Rules of Procedure for the Meetings and Conferences of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region
      English
    • Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis of Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean Region.
      English

    • Regional Synthesis Report on the Policy, Legal, Regulatory and Institutional frameworks in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
      English

    • Regional Synthesis Report on the Status of ratification of Environmental Conventions relevant to Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
      English

    • Regional Synthesis Report on the Status of Pollution in the WIO Region.
      English

    • Regional Report on Municipal Wastewater Management in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
      English

    • Regional Report on the Status and Approaches for application of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
      English

    • Regional Report on River-coast Interactions in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
      English

    • Guidelines for Environmental Assessment in the Western Indian Ocean Region.
      English

    • Towards a Protocol for Long-Term Monitoring of Marine Environmental Quality in the Western Indian Ocean Region.
      English

    • Briefing Note on the process for the revision of the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Coastal and Marine Environment in the Western Indian Ocean region and the Protocol for the Protection of the Coastal and Marine Environment from Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean Region.
      English

    • Feasibility Assessment of an Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol to the Nairobi Convention to the Parties of the Nairobi Convention.
      English

    • Guidelines for the Establishment of Environmental Quality Objectives and Targets in the Coastal Zone of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region
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    • Regional Assessment of Marine Litter in the Western Indian Ocean Region
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    • Information Management Strategy for the Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Clearinghouse Mechanism
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    Nairobi Convention Conference of Contracting Parties (COP) Reports

    • Report of the Seventh 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
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      Français
    • Report of the Fifth 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
      English
      Français
    • Report of the Fourth 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
      English
    • Report of the Third 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
      5-7 December 2001, Maputo, Mozambique
      English
    • Report of the Second 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
      November 1999, Mauritius
      English
    • Report of the First 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
      17-18 March 1997, Mahé Island, Seychelles.
      English

    Nairobi Convention National Status Reports

    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Comoros
      English
    • Draft National Status Report for Comoros
      French
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of French Overseas Territories: Reunion Island, Mayotte and The Iles Eparses
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Kenya
      English
    • Final National Status Report for Kenya
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Madagascar
      English
    • Draft National Status Report for Madagascar
      Francois
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Mauritius
      English
    • Draft National Status Report for Mauritius
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Mozambique
      English
    • Draft National Status Report for Mozambique
      Portuguese
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Seychelles
      English
    • Final National Status Report for Seychelles
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Somalia
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of South Africa
      English
    • Status of Birds and their Habitats in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Tanzania
      English

    General Reports and Publications

    • Report of the LBSA Protocol Negotiations meeting of the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment in Eastern and Southern Region
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    • Report of the final negotiations meeting on the text of the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment in Eastern and Southern Region
      English
    • Regional Projects Reference Document: Western Indian Ocean
      Purpose of this document is to provide a reference for coastal and marine-related institutions and projects in the Western Indian Ocean region.
      English
    • Dugong: Status Report and Action Plans for Countries and Territories
      English

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