|Countries invited||Angola, Benin, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Togo|
|Host||Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana|
- 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 2016-2017 to strengthen oil spill response capability in the region.