EPCO is a non Governmental Organization founded in 1987 and
registered with the Registrar of Associations on 24th of November 1988, under
the provisions of the Registrar of Association Act, 1978, Government of
Mauritius, Indian Ocean. It is CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
registered; registration number: N/ 1048.
EPCO is in consultative status with the ECOSOC/United
Nations/ DPI (Department of Public Information) and is also accredited with
UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change- ) and UNCCD (United Nations Convention
to Combat Desertification- ). EPCO is also a member of the GEF
NGO Network as well a WIOMSA- Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association.