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Abidjan – The MAVA Foundation for Nature organized from 22 to 23 March, a meeting in Dakar as part of the Offshore Oil and Gas Environmental Management Project, whose implementing partners are the Abidjan Convention, IDDRI and the MAVA Foundation.

Photo: Abidjan Convention

The purpose of the 2-day meeting was to develop and/or update a contingency plan for accidental oil spills from oil and gas activities for each country subject to the issue (Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone). The interest of this draft strategy is to ensure that quick and effective responses exist in case of pollution. The development and implementation of environmental norms and standards for oil and gas activities in the Abidjan Convention area has been discussed during COP12 (decision CP12-6). Lire en Français