The Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region

 

Overview
The Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region 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 area extends from Somalia in the North to the Republic of South Africa in the South, covering 10 States, five of which are island States in the Western Indian Ocean and five mainland States. The Contracting Parties are Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and the Republic of South Africa.

Location
Mahe, Seychelles (Secretariat headquarters)

Contact
Email: rolph@statehouse.gov.sc
Website: www.unep.org/NairobiConvention