Publications

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

The Regional Conference on “Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in the WIO region: Solutions to the Crisis”, which was held at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava, Mauritius from 21st to 23rd March 2011, was jointly organized by WIOMSA, MOI, UNEP/Nairobi Convention...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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United Republic of Tanzania: Country report on policy, legislation and institutional analysis and recommendations for ratification and implementation of the LBSA protocol


Author: MANCHARE HECHE SUGUTA
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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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Regional Report on the Status and Approaches for application of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.

This report analyses Environmental Assessment (EA) policy, regulatory, legislative and institutional frameworks and practice in Western Indian Ocean (WIO) countries, most of
which are Party to the Nairobi Convention. These countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa,...
Author: Dr. Peter Tarr (Southern African Institute for Environmental Assessment)
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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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Feasibility Assessment of an Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol to the Nairobi Convention to the Parties of the Nairobi Convention.

This Feasibility Assessment of an ICZM Protocol to the Nairobi Convention is a joint activity between the Indian Ocean Commission through its ReCoMaP Programme and the Nairobi Convention Secretariat. Over the past twenty years, numerous...
Author: Raphaël Billé and Julien Rochette
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Seychelles National Report on Policy, Legislation and Institutional Analyses and Recommendations for LBSA Protocol Ratification and Implementation

The objective of this study is to assess the policy, legislation and institutional frameworks and make recommendations for LBSA Protocol ratification and implementation in doing so the consultant found that there is already legislation in place for LBSA protocol implementation in the Seychelles...
Author: J. Legaie
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