On the sidelines of the Sustainable Blue Economy International Conference held in Nairobi, France and Kenya have signed two regional maritime security agreements of which Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles are signatories.
November 28th, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya – Maritime Security appears to be one of the main unifying theme during the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, that leads to firm commitments from regional States. The Cabinet Secretary for Defence of Kenya, Amb. Raychelles Omamo, and the Ambassador of France in Kenya, Mrs Aline Kuster-Ménager, signed this 27th November 2018 two Regional Maritime Security Agreements developed under the EU-funded MASE programme that create substantively the conditions for the emergence of a genuine blue economy in Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Region. Download the press release.