MOIG participated to the Oil Spill Preparedness Workshop held in Regency Hotel in Tunis-Tunisia organized in cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia, the Embassy of the United States of America and the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM). The main objectives of this workshop were to learn how to prepare for and respond to oil spills, develop contingency plans and manage response amongst the various Ministries and Agencies. The first two days workshop included topics on National policy and International conventions, planning, plans, strategies and resources, health and safety and shoreline cleanup. The final day was dedicated to tabletop exercises. The event gathered more than 30 representatives from various Tunisian Ministries and Agencies members of the National Committee (CN-PLEPM).