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Highlights of the Regional Inception Workshop and Mercury Training for the Minamata Initial Assessment (ANB, DOM, GRN, SVG)

April 30th, 2018|Categories: BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Information Dissemination, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Training, Waste Management|Tags: , , , , , |

On 14-16 March 2018, the Regional Inception Workshop and Mercury Training for the Minamata Initial Assessment in the Caribbean Project (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) was held. The Summary [...]

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

March 16th, 2018|Categories: Basel Convention, BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Categories: Waste Management|

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|Categories: Waste Management|

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|Categories: Waste Management|

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|Categories: BCRC-Caribbean, Case Studies, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Partnering Countries|Tags: , , , , , , |

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|Categories: BCRC-Caribbean, POPs, Stockholm Convention, Waste Management|

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 [...]