5th GI WACAF Regional Conference

4 /8 Nov 2013 - Namibia (Swakopmund)
  • Type of activity: Regional Conference
  • Countries invited: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Togo
  • Number of participants: 100
  • Host: Ministry of Works and Transport
  • Objectives:
    • Raise awareness on oil spill preparedness and response issues with an emphasis on the challenges in the region
    • Facilitate information sharing and lessons learned in the region
    • Review the progress achieved since the last Regional Conference held in 2011, in Lagos, Nigeria
    • Determine priority actions for the coming biennium 2014-2015 to strengthen oil spill response capabilities in the region
  • Report: click here to download