Caribbean

The Global Programme, Implementing Sustainable Low and Non-Chemical Development in Small Island Developing States (ISLANDS), was approved by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council on 13 June 2019 for five (5) child projects in 27 countries from the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Regions (GEF #10185). A sixth (6th) child project was approved in December

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The BCRC-Caribbean is expected to communicate its programmes of work by developing business plans that identify priority projects implementable at a regional level. In this regard, the BCRC-Caribbean has developed Business Plans in consultation with key stakeholders in the Caribbean, to prioritize and subsequently address issues of major concern in the Caribbean.

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Our Partners

The development and implementation of the Centre’s activities relevant to its regional role are advised by a Steering Committee. The Committee consists of members nominated by the fourteen (14) Parties who develop and endorse the Centre’s Business Plan for each biennium and oversee its implementation. The BCRC-Caribbean works with numerous international and regional partner agencies

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About Us

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean (BCRC-Caribbean) aims to support Contracting Caribbean Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Conventions with implementing their international obligations to sustainably manage wastes and chemicals in order to protect human health and the environment. Support is provided through technical assistance and

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GEF ISLANDS

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) experience unique challenges with managing chemicals and waste due to their limited land mass, high population densities, limited resources, unique biodiversity, high risk of exposure to natural hazards and disasters, vulnerability to the effects of climate change, remoteness from global markets and small economies of scale. Most SIDS are primarily

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