Capacity Building in Ghana
The OSPAR Secretariat, the IMO Office for the London Convention and Protocol & Ocean Affairs, Norway’s Oil for Development Programme and the Abidjan Convention Secretariat held a Joint Regional Capacity Building Workshop in Ghana, Africa from 19-21 November 2018. The aim of the workshop was to support the implementation of the London Protocol and development of the Abidjan Convention Offshore Protocol. The workshop focused on implementation of measures on an International, Regional and National level. The IMO set the scene for International work, OSPAR provided examples of established tools and experience in regional cooperation, highlighting it’s Decisions, Recommendations and Agreements and Norway demonstrated how the National and International measures can be integrated into national legislation.