National workshop on Contingency Planning

21 /24 Mar 2016 - Sao Tome and Principe (Sao-Tomé)
  • Type of activity: National workshop
  • Focus topic: Contingency Planning
  • Number of participants: 35
  • Host: Ministry of Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment (Ministério das Infraestruturas, Recursos Naturais e Meio Ambiente)
  • Objectives: The main objective was to develop a national system to prevent, prepare for and respond to marine oil spills. This system is based on the following elements :
    • drafting of documents (instruments of ratification, laws, decrees, regulations etc.) to ratify relevant IMO conventions and implement them into national law as well as to clarify responsibilities
    • development of a draft national oil spill contingency plan
  • Report: click here to download (Français)