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Informal Group on Household Waste

August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

The 1st face-to-face meeting of the Informal Group on Household Waste is currently taking place in Montevideo, Uruguay with BCRC-Caribbean representatives, Dr Ahmad Khan, Director, and Ms Jewel Batchasingh, Research Analyst, in attendance. The informal [...]

Mercury Storage and Disposal Project in the Caribbean underway with National Workshops conducted in Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago

July 24th, 2016|0 Comments

In February 2016, the BCRC-Caribbean commenced the Mercury Storage and Disposal Project in the Caribbean: Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago, funded by Norway ODA. The project serves as a catalyst in the action towards [...]

A changing climate! A changing world

July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

In June 2016, the 21st Meeting of the Coordinating Group of Pesticides Control Boards of the Caribbean (CGPC) was held in Belize with the theme: “A changing climate! A changing world! Responsible pest and pesticide [...]

World Environment Day Expo 2016

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean team was pleased to participate in the World Environment Day 2016 Informational Expo of Local Environmental Initiatives and Products held by The Environmental Policy and Planning Division (EPPD) of the Ministry of Planning [...]

Go Wild for Life!

May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

The Environmental Policy and Planning Division (EPPD) of the Ministry of Planning and Development in collaboration with the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), Point Lisas Campus is commemorating World Environment Day (WED) 2016 by [...]

Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

May 31st, 2016|0 Comments

16th Global Major Groups and Stakeholder Forum (GMGSF) and 2nd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda [...]

Awareness Raising

The BCRC-Caribbean aims to promote awareness to the region’s governmental bodies, private organisations and to the public by organising meetings, workshops…

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Information Dissemination

The BCRC-Caribbean is responsible for ensuring interaction and exchange of information between the secretariat of the Basel Convention and the Regional Centres…

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Technology Transfer

The BCRC-Caribbean is responsible for ensuring that information and new technologies are regularly exchanged between the Basel Convention and the Regional Centres...

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Training

The BCRC-Caribbean aims to achieve their objectives by developing and conducting training programmes, workshops, seminars and associated projects…

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The Basel Convention

The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is the most comprehensive global legal instrument on hazardous and other wastes. The Convention has been the primary international response to the issues arising from the presence of wastes hazardous to human health and the environment… [read more]

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