Sub-regional workshop on shoreline response to oil spills

  • Date(s)
    29 May - 1 Jun 2018
  • Location


Countries invitedAngola, Cabo Verde, Ghana, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, The Gambia
ActivitySub-regional workshop
TopicShoreline response
Number of Participants44
HostMinistry of Works and Transport


The workshop will provide delegates with:

  • essential knowledge and skills to develop strategy and policy to implement an effective shoreline response (clean-up and assessment) within their respective countries;
  • thorough understanding of the common challenges and complexities in implementing an effective shoreline response through undertaking a table-top exercise and field trip;
  • and networking opportunities between delegates from the region to enhance regional cooperation and to stimulate a cooperative approach to oil spill preparedness and response.