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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 [...]

Fact Sheet on the Potential Sources of Persistent Organic Pollutants listed under the Stockholm Convention

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Have a look at the BCRC-Caribbean's FACT SHEET which summarizes the Potential Sources of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that are currently listed under the Stockholm Convention. These chemicals are listed under Annexes A, B and [...]

2017 Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

From the 24 April to 05 May 2017 the periodic meetings for the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) and the  Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8) will take place [...]

Trinidad and Tobago’s Results Workshop for the Mercury Storage and Disposal Project in the Caribbean

December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Trinidad and Tobago's National Results Workshop for the Mercury Storage and Disposal Project in the Caribbean was held today which marks the end of the results workshops to be held for this project. The focus [...]

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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Training

The Basel Conventio Regional Centre-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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