Side Events

side events

Join all the ABC CoP 13 Side events here:

Time (GMT) Organizer Title of the event Description
09:00-10:30 WACA WACA, a programme to improve coastal community resilience This side event will demonstrate, through the objectives, methodology and some results, how the West African Coastal Resilience Investment Project (WACA ResIP) focuses on livelihoods, quality of life and well-being and social development, alongside physical and ecological investments, and what coastal communities gain in terms of resilience and improved living conditions.
10:30-12:30 World Bank, GIZ, Grid Arendal, The Tara Foundation, Sustainable Seas Trust, EAF-Nansen, MEAs Best practice to manage plastic waste in the Abidjan Convention Region Learn about the activities carried out in the Abidjan Convention area to tackle plastic pollution, exchange best management practices and discover future opportunities.
14:00-15:30 ABC / GRID Arendal Planning for the Future: Reflections on Integrated Ocean Management and the future of Ocean Governance in the Abidjan Convention region Highlight and share key results of the Integrated Ocean Management project and Present the Abidjan Convention Integrated Ocean Management policy.
15:30-16:30 SST GOAP Ocean Accounting in Support of Sustainable Blue Economy Development in Abidjan Convention Region The objective of this side event is to provide an overview of ocean accounting and illustrate how various ocean accounts can help assess ocean activity in the Abidjan Convention region and the development of the Blue/Ocean Economy at the national level.
16:30-17:30 PRCM, ABC, IUCN, CSE Additional Abidjan Convention Protocol on Marine Protected Areas (MPA) In the framework of the MEAs project launch meeting, the Abidjan Convention Secretariat organized hosted a Working Group workshop on Marine Protected Areas in charge of leading the activities related to the development of the Additional Protocol on Marine Protected Areas and to develop a roadmap.
The purpose of this side event is organized in accordance with working group roadmap.