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BCRC-Caribbean Updates on the Outcomes of the 2017 COP Meetings of the Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Following the outcomes of both the 2017 Eighth Meetings of the Conference of the Parties for the Rotterdam Convention and for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the BCRC-Caribbean has prepared summary sheets of [...]

2nd Annual GEF 5558 Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In our second day in Belize City, the BCRC-Caribbean convenes its 2nd Annual Project Steering Committee Meeting for the GEF 5558 project. The GEF 5558 project, entitled “Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism [...]

BCRC-Caribbean 5th Steering Committee Meeting

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Today, the BCRC-Caribbean convenes its 5th Steering Committee Meeting in Belize City, Belize. The meeting is hosted through the kind generosity of the Belizean Government and in particular the Department of Environment. The BCRC-Caribbean serves [...]

National Inception Workshops held for Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in the Caribbean (Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago)

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Following the official start of the GEF-funded project "Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in the Caribbean (Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago)" in late 2016, national inception workshops were held in [...]

BCRC-Caribbean to address Waste Oil with Planning Associates Limited (PAL) for the Green Fund Executing Unit funded Project “Development of a Waste Oil Management System for Trinidad and Tobago (WOMS-TT Project)”

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Waste or used lubricating oils are one of the most generated sources of pollution globally. Used lubricating oils originate from a variety of sources, such as the transportation, industrial and power-generation sectors, as well a [...]

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]