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Mission Report: Science to Policy Forum in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region: Summary of Action Items
United Nations Environment Programme

The Nairobi Convention Secretariat through the Project on the ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities’ (WIOSAP) in partnership with the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) and the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) held the 2018 Science to Policy Forum for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region in Durban S. Africa from the 9th to the 11th of July 2018. The Forum serves as an intermediary body to bridge the gaps between science, policy and practice and facilitates the interface between regional research agenda and priorities that could inform policy developments by member states towards a sustainable WIO region.


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2018
Visitors to Kenya
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018
Using Scenarios and Voluntary Commitments to Guide Policy and Practice to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal 14 in the Western Indian Ocean:White Paper for the Science-Policy Workshop of the 9th Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention, 9-11 July 2018
World Wide Fund for Nature, Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean

The United Nations Agenda 2030 further enshrines the central role of the ocean for sustainable development through Goal 14 (SDG14), to "conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources ", to lift millions of people out of poverty. The 2017 United Nations Oceans Conference provided a platform to focus countries' and other stakeholders' attention on commitments to achieving SDG14 at national and regional levels. Most countries of the Western Indian Ocean attended the UN Ocean Conference in June 2017, submitting national statements on their commitments to implement SDG 14 through national processes. In addition, countries and organizations responded to the Call from the conference for joint Voluntary Commitments with a more regional scope. Several were submitted, spearheaded by one from the Nairobi Convention Secretariat.


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2018
Annual Report
Share the Road Programme - Annual Report 2017: Investing in People who Walk and Cycle
United Nations Environment Programme

This annual report shares our progress in 2017 as we strive for a world where pedestrians and cyclists can travel to work, to school and beyond in safety.


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2018
Steps Towards Reduced Emissions And Cleaner Vehicles In Kenya
United Nations Environment Programme, Martin Eshiwani, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Kenya
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2017
The Relevance of Green University Networks in promoting a Sustainable Future / Importance des réseaux des universités vertes pour un avenir durable
United Nations Environment Programme

COP 22 Side Event on Environmental Education


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2016
Area Based Planning tools and Regional Cooperation in the Western Indian Ocean meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors
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2016
Partnership on Science to Policy Forum
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors
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2016
Kenya Green University Network Launch
United Nations Environment Programme
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2016
Eighth Conference of Parties REPORT June 2015 Mahe Seychelles
United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors

The Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region (Nairobi Convention) and its two protocols (Protected Areas and Wild Fauna and Flora in the Eastern African Region and Cooperation in Combating Marine Pollution in Cases of Emergency in the Eastern African Region). The convention that was adopted in June 22 1985 came into force in May 1996. Following their entry into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) convened the first meeting of the Contracting Parties in March 1997 in Seychelles and subsequently the Conference of Parties is held after two years to review the implementation of decisions of the COPs and to adopt the work program for the Nairobi Convention.


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2015