News

  • Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection – Nigeria – 13-14 July 2017 (July 12th, 2017)

    Clement Chazot, GI WACAF Project Manager, will participate to the International Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with other partners. The conference will be held in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria between July 13 —14 2017, and will gather professionals from governments, regulatory agencies, private sector, and other relevant stakeholders in West, Central and Southern Africa region.

    The key goal of the conference is to highlight environmental issues connecting to oil spill and facilitate discussion on response tools, contingency planning, regional cooperation, as well as facilitate discussions between public and private sectors to enhance effective oil spill prevention and responses.

    A presentation will be delivered on the GIWACAF Project, focusing on issues of marine pollution and oil spill responses, safety and environmental protection, and effort for regional cooperation.

  • 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.