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Welcome to the Nairobi Convention

The Nairobi Convention provides a mechanism for regional cooperation, coordination and collaborative actions in the Eastern and Southern African region that enables the Contracting Parties to harness resources and expertise from a wide range of stakeholders and interest groups towards solving interlinked problems of the coastal and marine environment including critical national and transboundary issues.

The Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region was signed in 1985 and came into force in 1996, making it one of 17 regional seas conventions and action plans. The Convention was amended and adopted in April, 2010.

The Contracting Parties to the Nairobi Convention are Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and the Republic of South Africa. More...

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News Round-Ups

West Indian Ocean communities playing vital role in conservation

     Press Release

Zone Tropical Coastal Oceans; Manage Them More Like Land Resources


      

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 Science to Policy Consultative Meeting (27 August 2014)...Find out More

 Meeting Of Focal Points to the Nairobi Convention(28 August 2014)...Find out More