4th GI WACAF Regional Conference

  • Date(s)
    10-14 Oct 2011
  • Location
    Nigeria (Lagos)


Countries invitedAngola, Benin, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Togo
ActivityRegional conference
Number of Participants317
HostNigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)


  • Review the progress achieved during the 2010‐2011 biennium and exchange experiences between government delegates, and with the representatives of the oil industry
  • Identify objectives and develop action plans at national and regional levels in order to strengthen oil spill response capability for the coming biennium, and enhance government/industry cooperation
  • Deliver training on Shoreline Response Techniques