7th GI WACAF Regional Conference

  • Date(s)
    6-9 Nov 2017
  • Location
    Côte d'Ivoire (Abidjan)


Countries invitedAngola, 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, South Africa, The Gambia, Togo
ActivityRegional conference
Number of Participants87
HostIvorian Anti-Pollution Centre (CIAPOL)


  • 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 2018-2019 to strengthen oil spill response capability in the region.