National workshop to develop the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

  • Date(s)
    4-7 Sep 2012
  • Location
    Guinea-Bissau (Bissau)

Information

ActivityNational workshop
TopicContingency Planning
Number of Participants33
HostSecretary of State for Environment and Tourism (Secretaria de Estado do Ambiente e Turismo)

Objectives

  • Raise awareness about the necessity to ratify and implement the main conventions related to preparedness (OPRC 90) and compensation (CLC 92 and Fund 92)
  • Raise awareness about accidental marine pollution and increase technical knowledge about oil spill response operations and preparedness
  • Develop a National Action Plan for the development and implementation of the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan and for the strengthening of the national capabilities