Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI)

Entry into Force: 31/08/1988


Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI)

Georgetown, Guyana July 10, 1980


This Agreement provides for the establishment of the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute, the objectives of the which are to provide technical and advisory services to member states in all areas of environmental management, to keep inventories of training programmes in related disciplines, regional experts and to promote and collaborate in planning workshops and on-the-job training in member states, to act as a regional reference centre for the collection and dissemination of technical and scientific information, a focal point for various environmental monitoring networks for the collection and dissemination of environmental data, to promote and co-ordinate applied research relevant to the environmental problems of the Caribbean region or as identified by Member States, and to promote the activities which will facilitate the implementation of the Environmental Health Strategy, among other objectives

Date of Ratification:

Antigua and Barbuda (March 6, 1989)
Barbados (March 11, 1982)
Belize (November 26, 1982)
British Virgin Islands (December 1, 1982)
Dominica (November 26, 1982)
Grenada (October 14, 1982)
Guyana (August 27, 1987)
Jamaica (August 31, 1988)
Montserrat (March 16, 1982)
St. Kitts/Nevis (May 14, 1982)
Saint Lucia (May 11, 1982)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (December 18, 1986)
Trinidad and Tobago (January 11, 1989)
Turks and Caicos (November 29, 1982).

Entry into Force: 31/08/1988

Date of Signature:

Antigua and Barbuda (June 8, 1982)
Bahamas (March 1, 1988)
Barbados (July 15, 1981)
Belize (January 25, 1982)
British Virgin Islands (July 16, 1981)
Dominica (July 15, 1981)
Grenada (July 17, 1980)
Guyana (August 1, 1980)
Jamaica (July 15, 1981)
Montserrat (July 15, 1981)
St. Kitts/Nevis (March 30, 1981)
St. Lucia (July 17, 1980)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (January 26, 1982)
Trinidad and Tobago (June 9, 1988)
Turks and Caicos (October 18, 1982).



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