Publications

Status of birds in the marine and coastal environment of the Nairobi Convention area: Regional Synthesis report

The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region is recognised as a global biodiversity hotspot and is
one of the least ecologically disturbed areas of the world. The high biodiversity in the WIO
and its broad array of habitats, both in the coastal and marine environment, are however
...
Author: Christina Moseley, Ademola Ajagbe and Jared Bosire
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Mauritius: National ecosystem assessment report on birds and habitats

Nine Marine Important Bird Areas (Marine IBAs) have been identified for the Republic of Mauritius. These are based on terrestrial IBAs previously established by BirdLife International and extending these to the sea to establish the connectivity of land and sea (Black River Gorges National Park...
Author: Mr Rajiv Beedassy ,Ms Henna Coumari Ramdour
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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.

We the contracting parties, Fully aware of the economic and social value of the marine and coastal environment of the Western Indian Ocean region; Conscious of our responsibilities to manage our marine and coastal environment and natural heritage, including its biological...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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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.

The confrence of Plenipoletiaries was convened by the Executive Director of teh United Nations of envronment Programme (UNEP) in pursuance of decision CP5/4 adopted at the fifth Confrence of Parties (COP5) to the Nairobi Convention for the Protection , Management and Development of the marine...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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Report of the Sixth 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

The first draft of the new LBSA Protocol was discussed in the second meeting of the Legal and Technical Review Task Force that was held in Mombasa, Kenya in March 2006. Updated
drafts were subsequently...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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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

The seventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean was held in Mozambique from 10 - 14 December 2012, in Maputo, Mozambique. The COP7 was organized by UNEP as the Secretariat for...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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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

The stakeholders workshop of non-governmental organizations and academic and research institutions was held during the morning of 5 November 2007. It was attended by representatives of Governments, United Nations specialized agencies and other international organizations, regional...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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Assessment of the Eastern Africa Coastal and Marine environment

Decision-makers, administrators, planners, resource managers and their scientific advisers need access to comprehensive environmental information in order to help bridge the gap between scientific understanding of coastal processes and sound management of the environment. They need to answer...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Seychelles Post-Tsunami Environmental Assessment : 2005

The Seychelles island group was struck by a series of powerful tidal surges, resulting from the tsunami, generated by the earthquake off Indonesia on 26 December 2004. As a direct consequence of these tidal surges two people lost their lives, and hundreds of families suffered damage to their...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Coastal and Marine Problems of Somalia. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 84

In 1984 the Government of the Democratic Republic of Somalia approached the Executive Director of UNEP with a request for assistance in assessing the coastal and marine environmental problems of the country and in drawing up a national action plan for the protection, management and development...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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