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Enjoy our Collection of documents, publications and other information sources pertaining to the Basel Convention, the BCRC-Caribbean and other Basel Convention Centres, hazardous wastes, the environmentally sound management of wastes, and related topical areas.

Congratulations to Dr Ahmad Khan on his new position as Director of the IMA

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean staff would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Ahmad Khan as he begins a new chapter as the Director of the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA), Trinidad and Tobago! During Dr Khan’s [...]

BAN Amendment Workshop: 12-13 March 2018, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda

March 9th, 2018|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean is pleased to be part of the upcoming national meeting on the Basel consultation and facilitation of the entry into force of the Ban Amendment. The Ban Amendment prohibits all forms of hazardous waste exports from Parties [...]

Continuing in our efforts to make the BCRC-Caribbean a more “Green” Office Space

March 7th, 2018|0 Comments

In our efforts to maintain a "green" office space, the BCRC-Caribbean has been composting- thanks to the EPPD's Green Office Policy that got us started! A few months of composting our biodegradables has resulted in [...]

Obituary – Richard Laydoo

January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

On Tuesday January 30th 2018, the BCRC-Caribbean paid tribute to our dear friend, colleague, confidant and mentor, Richard Stanislaus Laydoo. Richard passed away suddenly in the early morning of Wednesday 24th January 2018 and his [...]

Summary Report of Results Validation Workshops for Minamata Initial Assessments in the Caribbean (JAM, SKN, SLU, TTO) now available

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The Development of Minamata Initial Assessments in the Caribbean (Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago) project aims to facilitate the ratification and implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury in [...]

GEF 5558 Regional Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Inventories Validation Workshop, Saint Kitts and Nevis, 16th and 17th November 2017

November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Regional Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Inventories Validation Workshop was held on the 16th and 17th November, 2017 at the Marriott Resort & the Royal Beach Casino in Saint Kitts and Nevis. This workshop supported [...]

Awareness Raising

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


Information Dissemination

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


Technology Transfer

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



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


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]