The Caribbean Hub of the European Union-funded project for Capacity-Building related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries, has announced that the winner of its Short Video Contest is aspiring scientist, Mrs Lyn-Marie Lynton of Barbados.
The competition was launched on 20 May during the First Webinar in the Biodiversity Webinar Series 2022 coordinated by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Food and Agricultural Organisation Sub-regional office for the Caribbean, and Antigua and Barbuda. The Judges of the competition which closed on 31 May, were drawn from those collaborating partners on the Biodiversity webinar series.
As the first-place winner of the contest, Mrs. Lynton will participate in all of the Regional Preparatory Workshops and Training Programmes for the Fifteenth Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the United National Framework on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) (COP 15). She will be part of the delegation to COP15 as a Youth Delegate, through the support the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), ACP MEAS Programme.
Please see the full video below.