Regional

Under the GEF 5558 project entitled The Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Caribbean, the BCRC-Caribbean developed this Training Manual on the Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The manual is primarily based on the findings of a regional training needs assessment

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Various Reports and Documents are developed during the life-cycle of a project. These include Project Framework Documents or similar document that describes the project’s aims, expected outputs and activities and the Final Project Report which conveys the actual outcomes of the project. Developed Reports from each of the mercury projects can be found at the

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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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Through its projects, the BCRC-Caribbean has developed communications material to raise awareness on the sources of mercury and its dangers to human health and the environment. Developed material include videos, flyers and posters.   To see material developed under the Minamata Initial Assessment in Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago

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Under the Minamata Initial Assessment in Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago, the BCRC-Caribbean developed videos, posters and brochures to raise awareness on the sources of mercury in these countries and its dangers to human health and the environment. These were presented to national stakeholders and students through a series

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Projects

The BCRC-Caribbean supports its 14 member countries and other Caribbean Nations that request its assistance with fulfilling their obligations to the chemicals and waste management cluster of global multilateral agreements. This support is provided through execution of projects, organisation of awareness raising meetings and training workshops, dissemination of information and transfer of technology. GEF ISLANDS

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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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Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are a group of toxic organic chemicals commonly found in some household products and chemicals, industrial chemicals and waste disposal sites and which have negative effects on human health and long-term wellness and the environment. Once released into the environment, these chemicals remain intact for long periods of time and become

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