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Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)

Common Name: Agreement establishing CCCCC

Objectives

This Agreement provides for the establishment of the CCCC Centre, the objective of which includes: protection of the climate system of Members of the Centre for the benefit of present and future generations of their peoples; enhancing regional institutional capabilities for the co-ordination of national responses to the negative effects of climate change; providing comprehensive policy and technical support in the area of climate change and related issues and spearheading regional initiatives in those areas; and performing the role of executing agency for regional environmental projects relating to climate change.

Date opened for Signature: 2002/02/4

Date of ratification

Antigua and Barbuda (27 Jan 2006) Barbados (December 11, 2002) Belize (31 January 2003) Dominica (9 October 2007) Grenada (November 13, 2002) Guyana (April 16, 2003) St. Vincent and the Grenadines (August 12, 2002) Suriname (2003)

Entry into Force:

Provisionally being applied in accordance with the Protocol on the Provisional Application of the CCCCC. According to Article 37 - This Agreement shall enter into force upon the deposit of the seventh Instrument of Ratification with the Government of the host country.