8th GI WACAF Regional Conference

28 /31 Oct 2019 - South Africa (Cape Town)
  • Type of activity: Regional conference
  • Countries invited: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, 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: Department of 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 progresses achieved since the last regional conference; and
    • Determine priority actions for the coming biennium 2020-2021 to strengthen oil spill response capability in the region.