Sub-regional workshop on the ratification and effective implementation of IMO conventions relating to oil spill response preparedness and response and to liability and compensation

18 /22 Mar 2019 - Côte d'Ivoire (Abidjan)
  • Type of activity: Sub-regional workshop
  • Countries invited: Benin, Congo, DRC, Gabon, Senegal
  • Focus topic: Legal and institutional aspects
  • Number of participants: 30
  • Host: Ministry of environment
  • Objectives: The workshop will provide delegates with:
    • essential knowledge on the provisions and obligations associated with the ratification of the various IMO conventions related to pollution preparedness and response, and liability and compensation;
    • thorough understanding of the technical context through which these conventions operate, in addition to knowledge on good practice on the effective implementation of the respective conventions;
    • an understanding of the process of transposition into domestic law of the respective Conventions and the relevant issues to be addressed; and
    • networking opportunities between delegates from the region to enhance regional cooperation.
  • Report: click here to download (Français)