Nairobi Convention(Convention for the Protection,Management and Development Ocean of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Western Indian)

Objective:
Address the accelerating degradation of the world’s ocean and coastal areas through te sustainable management and coastal environment.

Date signed:
21st June 1985
 
Entered into Force:
30th May 1996

Government Obligation:
To protect and manage the marine environment and coastal areas of Eastern Africa.

Focal Point:
Principle secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
 
Director General,
National Environment Management and Authority.

Projects/Initiatives:
Addressing land-based activities in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO- LaB) 2004- 2010 Project. It was funded by GEF.
 
KCDP
Blue economy project -kws along tana delta
 
Implementation of the strategic action programme for the protection of the western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities (WIO-SAP). It  is ongoing.
 
Western indian Ocean large Marine Ecosystems Stratergic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms (WIO LME SAPPHIRE).