Publications

Climate Change Strategy for the Nairobi Convention

This document details a comprehensive programme of action for the Nairobi Convention to address its Climate Change Strategy developed in 2015. Recent assessment of available information indicates that the western Indian Ocean region (WIO) will follow global trends with regards to changes...
Author: The Nairobi Convention
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A Western Indian Ocean Approach for Incorporating Marine Spatial Planning in the Blue Economy

Given the coastal and environmental opportunities and challenge facing the Western Indian Ocean (WIO), it makes sense to better integrate existing legal and management tools, and look for creative and novel solutions to existing problems (UNEP-Nairobi Convention & WIOMSA 2015).
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Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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The Second Negotiations Meeting on the Text of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Protocol of the Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean

In decision CP7/3 on ‘Development of a Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management’, the Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian Ocean region agreed to negotiate a...
Author: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)/Nairobi Convention Secretariat
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The Nairobi Convention Brochure

The Nairobi Convention is a partnership
between governments, civil society
and the private sector, working
towards a prosperous Western Indian
Ocean Region with healthy rivers,
coasts and oceans. It pursues this
vision by providing a mechanism for...
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Regional State of Coast Report-Summary for Policy Makers


Author: Jared Bosire, Louis Celliers, Johan Groeneveld, José Paula, Michael H. Schleyer
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