West and Central African Action Plan (WACAF)
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1981-03-23 Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire
23 Mar 1981, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), on signature of T-XT8172 - Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West and Central African Region (Abidjan convention) and its protocol T-XT8173 - Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution in Cases of Emergency, which entered into force on 5 Aug 1984. An organizational unit of E-XE4161 - UNEP within F-XF4234 - Regional Seas Programme, originally coordinated through U-XE6102 - UNEP Water Branch.
Protect the marine environment and coastal areas of the West and Central African Region.
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Regional Coordinating Unit for the West and Central African Action Plan (WACAF RCU-UNEP) set up, 1989, Nairobi (Kenya), at UNEP headquarters, subsequently transferred to Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). Coordinating Unit performs secretariat functions for the Action Plan and the Abidjan Convention and provides legal framework for the Action Plan.
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