Workshop on Marine Environment Protection [Archives:2002/29/Local News]

July 15 2002

The Environment Protection Authority in Aden organized on Saturday July 6 a workshop on marine environmental protection in the Aden Gulf. The event, which was held in coordination with UN Environment Protection Program, included twenty participants representing different governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as research centers. The participants discussed strategic plans to protect the coastal regions and to provide solutions for the problems of solid and liquid remains which cause pollution to the Yemeni coasts and seas.
The Environment Protection Authoritys General Manager said during the event that this workshop is one of seminars and forums to be held in a series in Aden, Hodeidah, Taiz and Mukalla in order to bring into focus the need for action to protect the Yemeni coasts and marine environment.