CEMLAWS Africa supported the implementation of the Offshore Protocol of the Abidjan Convention in four designated countries – Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone. The project was funded by the MAVA Foundation and coordinated by IDDRI. CEMLAWS Africa provided expert support for the ratification and implementation of the Abidjan Convention’s Offshore Protocol in the four countries – Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.
The project was executed alongside the Abidjan Convention Secretariat and the United Nations Environment Programme. The assignment involved each of the following for all four countries:
- Promoting the ratification of the Offshore Protocol.
- Comprehensive analysis of implementation efforts.
- Conducting National Consultations to provide support to government officials in enhancing the implementation process.