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COP9 Outputs

COP9 Report

Report - of the ninth meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West, Central and Southern African Region

French report

English report

COP9 Press Release

Ghana COP9 marks the full revitalization of the Abidjan Convention – The Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central and Southern African Region (known as Abidjan Convention) - organized its 9th Conference of the Parties (COP9) from 28th of March to 1st of April 2011 in Accra, Ghana.

English release

COP9 Outputs in The News

Africa considers oil response plans

Abidjan convention moves to protect africa's coasts from oil spills

Africa Business Communities

Environmental expert press release

Abidjan Convention parties agree to take action on oil spills and marine protected areas

COP9 adopted decisions



Amended protocol concerning co-operation in combating pollution in case of emergency


Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan



Terms of reference and functions of the Future Regional Coordination Centre for Marine Pollution Emergency in the Abidjan Convention Area