As part of its annual training program for 2009, PERSGA has organized a regional training workshop on "On-Scene Commanders' at Oil Spill and National Contingency Plans, Preparedness and Response" during the period 20-22 June, 2009.
This workshop will be followed by another training workshop on "Status of Contingency Planning in the PERSGA Region" from 23 to 24 June, 2009. Both workshops will take place at the EMARSGA Center in Hurghada, Egypt.
The two workshops have been attended by 25 participants from the PERSGA member countries, 13 out of them were officially nominated by the Focal Points and the remaining 12 are representative of the private sectors in the member countries
The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden