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  • Photo of Aspiring environmental scientist wins MEAs ACP short video competition

    Aspiring environmental scientist wins MEAs ACP short video competition

    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…

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  • Photo of Short Video Contest- Youth in Biological Diversity

    Short Video Contest- Youth in Biological Diversity

    Active and informed youth participation is part of the process of empowerment and knowledge building in the Community. As a significant step in promoting a place for youth in decision-making on biodiversity-related issues, the Secretariat invites young persons to participate in the 2022 International day for Biological Diversity Youth Competition. COMPETITION INFORMATION Caribbean youth can submit videos focusing on the…

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  • Photo of Clean Pacific Roundtable Event#5

    Clean Pacific Roundtable Event#5

    The Pacific Roundtable aims to drive high-impact and scalable initiatives for specific challenges relating to waste management in the Pacific region. These innovations should enhance the capability of Pacific countries and territories to deliver safe and sustainable waste management practices to prevent pollution-related issues that impact the health of the ocean and Pacific communities.  Side-Event-5-Promo-Flyer1Download https://www.cleanpacificroundtable.com/

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  • Photo of CARICOM and CITES Secretariats join forces in support of Caribbean Parties’ efforts to improve wildlife trade controls

    CARICOM and CITES Secretariats join forces in support of Caribbean Parties’ efforts to improve wildlife trade controls

    On June 15, the Secretariat of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) held a workshop on eCITES permit management in support of the implementation of the Convention in the Caribbean region. The workshop aimed to raise awareness of the potential benefits of automated permitting…

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  • Photo of Capacity building training programme for regional and sub-regional authorities on the safe removal of mercury stockpiles (MAPs)

    Capacity building training programme for regional and sub-regional authorities on the safe removal of mercury stockpiles (MAPs)

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is currently providing technical assistance to Parties to implement Articles 4, 10 and 11 of the Minamata Convention on interim storage, disposal of waste in mercury-added products (MAPs) using guidelines from the Minamata Convention. More specifically, through twelve individual consultation meetings, a competency based training action plan is being developed and subsequent training programme with…

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  • Photo of Youth engagement: Intergenerational Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean for Biodiversity

    Youth engagement: Intergenerational Dialogue in Latin America and the Caribbean for Biodiversity

    In order to strengthen the dialogue and participation process of youth of the region, the ACP MEAs Project represented the CARICOM Secretariat in a panel discussion on issues related to biodiversity and youth empowerment in the Global Framework of Biodiversity Post 2020 on 16 June 2021.  The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) for Latin America and the Caribbean held its…

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  • Photo of SHAPING A POST-2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK – “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean in the Caribbean”

    SHAPING A POST-2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK – “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean in the Caribbean”

    The Caribbean Region’s life and livelihoods are intrinsically linked to coastal and marine environment. As we give further consideration to the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts, it will require unprecedented innovations emanating from all sectors of society. This would be a necessary move to enable the region to cope with, respond to, and recover from the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM ACP-MEAs project helps Regional environmentalists prepare for Bio-diversity COP

    CARICOM ACP-MEAs project helps Regional environmentalists prepare for Bio-diversity COP

    Regional environmental officers are attending a workshop to help them prepare for a major international conference on biodiversity, to be held in Mexico in December. The CARICOM ACP-MEAs project is hosting the regional workshop October 11-13 at the Grand Coastal Hotel in Guyana. The purpose of the workshop is to prepare Caribbean negotiators to participate in the 13th Meeting of…

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