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CONSULTANCY NOTICE: UPOPs (UNINTENTIONAL PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS) REDUCTION BY IMPROVING WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AT SEVERAL LANDFILLS IN THE CARIBBEAN

March 11th, 2019|0 Comments

CONSULTANCY NOTICE  Description of Assignment: The Centre is requesting proposals towards the execution of ‘the reduction of UPOPs (Unintentional Persistent Organic Pollutants) emissions by improving waste management practices at several landfills in the Caribbean’ under the GEF [...]

Belize Minamata Initial Assessment Inception Highlights

January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean, in collaboration with the Department of Environment (DOE) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development, held a National Inception Workshop for the project, “Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in [...]

2nd Regional Legal Stakeholders’ Workshop for the GEF 5558 Project, August 13 and 14, 2018

September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

On August 13 and 14, 2018, the Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean Region (BCRC-Caribbean) hosted a two day workshop entitled, Second (2nd) Regional Stakeholders Workshop:  Towards a [...]

[NOW CLOSED] CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE PROJECT “IDENTIFYING FEASIBLE STRATEGIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND DISPOSAL OF SPENT LIGHTING PRODUCTS (SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS, SAINT LUCIA, SURINAME, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO)

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean is currently seeking suitably qualified applicants, under the above-captioned Project, for the following positions: National Research Assistant (one position per country: Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago)- Terms of Reference [...]

GEF 5558 Regional Meeting Series Highlights – May 28 – 31, 2018

August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

As the GEF 5558 Project “Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Caribbean”, continues in its third (3rd) year of work, the BCRC-Caribbean hosted a 4-day [...]

[NOW CLOSED] INVITATIONS TO BID FOR POSITIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MINAMATA INITIAL ASSESSMENT BELIZE

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The BCRC-Caribbean, in its capacity as project executing agency, now invites bids for the project “Development of Minamata Initial Assessments in the Caribbean (BELIZE)" for the following positions: National Project Coordinator: In close coordination with [...]

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…

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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…

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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...

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Minamata Convention on Mercury

The BCRC-Caribbean aims to assist countries in their efforts to ratify/implement the Minamata Convention on Mercury through the execution and facilitation of project-based activities and…

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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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