Coastal Management


United Republic of Tanzania: Country report on policy, legislation and institutional analysis and recommendations for ratification and implementation of the LBSA protocol
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Technical paper on Oil and Gas exploration in the WIO region

In view of the major discoveries oil and gas in the WIO region and the potential social and economic impacts on the economies of the countries on one hand and negative environmental impacts on the...


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

The Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the coastal and marine environment of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-based sources and activities (SAP) has been completed at a time when...


Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) of Land-based Sources and Activities in the Western Indian Ocean Region.

This document presents the results of a series of investigations and expert analyses relating to land-based sources of pollution and other activities that cause the degradation of the coastal and...


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...


First Negotiations Meeting on the Text of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Protocol to the Amended Nairobi Convention

The first negotiation meeting on the text of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in western Indian Ocean Region was held on 25 and 26 September 2013 in Cape Town South Africa. The...


Draft Guidelines for Drafters and Negotiators
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The Secretariat Definition on “ICZM Instruments”
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Text of the ICZM Protocol for Further Negotiation
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Report of the first Negotiations meeting on the text of the Protocol on integrated coastal zone management in Western Indian Ocean Region

In decision CP7/3 on ‘Development of a Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management’, the Contracting Parties of the Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the...


Information and Logistical document
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Provisional agenda
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Rules of Procedure for Meetings and Conferences of the Nairobi Convention
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the Amended Nairobi Convention
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The Nairobi Convention
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Draft meeting report of LTWG7
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Guidelines for Drafters and Negotiators of the ICZM Protocol to the Amended Nairobi Convention
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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...


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

The final negotiations meeting on the revised text of the Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Coastal and Marine Environment in Eastern Africa Region was held at...


Strategic Action Programme

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

The Western Indian Ocean (WIO) is recognized globally for its unique biological richness, natural beauty and high ecological and socio-economic value. The WIO region’s coastal habitats, which...


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

One of the key activities of the WIO-LaB project has been the execution of a Transboundary...


Dugong: Status Report and Action Plans for Countries and Territories

The dugong (Dugong dugon) is the only herbivorous mammal that is strictly marine, and is the only extant species in the Family Dugongidae. It is listed as vulnerable to extinction at a global...