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COP 12 Date : 27-31 March Venue : Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Bureau Meeting for COP12 Date : 25 March Venue : Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Pre-COP12 meetings Date : 6-10 March Venue : Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Workshop on Integrated Ocean Management Date : 15 - 17 February Venue : Libreville, Gabon Documents : Concept Note EN,FR Agenda EN,FR Baseline Capacity Asses...
Launching of the Ocean Acidification Network in West Africa Date : 12- 15 February Venue : Dakar, Senegal    

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Convention for Cooperation in the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Atlantic Coast of the West, Central and Southern Africa Region.

The associated protocol of the Abidjan Convention concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution in Cases of Emergency and the associated Action Plan for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the West and Central African Region was adopted by 11 countries at a Conference in Abidjan in March, 1981. The Convention and Protocol entered into force on 5th August, 1984 after the deposit of the 6th instrument of ratification.