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Abidjan set to become the epicenter of the ocean debate in late March

Abidjan March 10, 2017 - Abidjan is set to become the epicenter of the debate on the Southeast Atlantic ocean and adjoining coastal areas from 27 to 31 March, when Parties to the Abidjan Convention meet for their 12th Conference. The event’s importance was highlighted by Côte d’Ivoire’s Government and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) at a joint press conference in Abidjan on Thursday 9 March.

“The 12th Conference of Parties is a major event in the life of the Convention,” noted the Convention’s Executive Secretary, Mr. Abou Bamba. “It will mark the end of the Convention’s revitalization phase. You could say that it will signal a new start, a new take-off”. Read More