- African Great Lakes Conference 2017 – Uganda – May 2-5 2017 (April 24th, 2017)
The GI WACAF Project will attend the African Great Lakes Conference 2017. Mr Clément Chazot, the Project manager, will be part of a panel discussion related to environmental good practices of the extractive industry. He will share with the gathered experts the lessons learned during the ten years of the GI WACAF Project and he will present the added-value of a strong cooperation between public players and the extractive industry.
- Integrated Ocean Management Policies in Africa – COP 12 of the Abidjan Convention (March 27 -31, 2017) (February 18th, 2017)
The GI WACAF Project will attend the 12th COP of the Abidjan Convention dedicated to the integrated ocean management policies in Africa. This important event gathers key actors of the protection of marine and coastal environment in West, Central and Southern Africa.
- International Oil Spill Conference (May 15-18, 2017) (February 17th, 2017)
The GI WACAF Project will be present at IOSC 2017. Mr Clément Chazot, the Project manager, will deliver a presentation on the development of trans-boundary spill response cooperation across West, Central and Southern Africa. It will also be a good opportunity for the Project Secretariat to meet key professionals from the international response community.
- 10th anniversary report (December 02nd, 2016)
The GI WACAF Project was launched in 2006 and therefore is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. For the occasion, the Project Secretariat drafted a report showing the main achievements of the GI WACAF during these 10 years. The report could be read and downloaded HERE.
- New team (October 18th, 2016)
The GI WACAF Project has welcomed in a new team. Clement Chazot started as Project Manager in September, replacing Anton Rhodes, while Julien Favier started in October, taking over from Chloé Blais as the new Project Coordinator.
Coming from different backgrounds, they are forming a complementary team ready to pursue the efforts so far undertaken within the GI WACAF framework.