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

By |March 16th, 2018|Basel Convention, BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management|

The BCRC-Caribbean staff would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Ahmad Khan as he begins a new chapter as [...]

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

By |January 17th, 2018|BCRC-Caribbean, Case Studies, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Partnering Countries|

The Development of Minamata Initial Assessments in the Caribbean (Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago) [...]

(NOW CLOSED) INVITATIONS TO BID FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MINAMATA INITIAL ASSESSMENTS IN THE CARIBBEAN (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA, DOMINICA, GRENADA, ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES)

By |November 10th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Partnering Countries|

The BCRC-Caribbean, in its capacity as project executing agency, now invites bids for the project "Development of Minamata Initial Assessments [...]

CARIBBEAN SUB-REGIONAL PREPARATORY MEETING FOR THE 2017 MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION (COP 1) AND INTRODUCTORY MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS NEGOTIATION TRAINING

By |October 5th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Training|

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean Region (BCRC-Caribbean) held a three (3) day [...]

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

By |July 5th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Information Dissemination, PCBs, Persistent Organic Pollutants, POPs, Waste Management|

Following the outcomes of both the 2017 Eighth Meetings of the Conference of the Parties for the Rotterdam Convention and [...]

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

By |May 25th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Information Dissemination, Partnerships, PCBs, Persistent Organic Pollutants, POPs, Waste Management|

In our second day in Belize City, the BCRC-Caribbean convenes its 2nd Annual Project Steering Committee Meeting for the GEF [...]

BCRC-Caribbean 5th Steering Committee Meeting

By |May 24th, 2017|Basel Convention, BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Hazardous Waste, Partnerships, Waste Management|

Today, the BCRC-Caribbean convenes its 5th Steering Committee Meeting in Belize City, Belize. The meeting is hosted through the kind [...]

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)”

By |March 27th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Training, Waste Management|

Waste or used lubricating oils are one of the most generated sources of pollution globally. Used lubricating oils originate from [...]

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

By |March 7th, 2017|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, PCBs, Persistent Organic Pollutants, POPs, Waste Management|

Have a look at the BCRC-Caribbean's FACT SHEET which summarizes the Potential Sources of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that are [...]

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

By |February 8th, 2017|Basel Convention, BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Minamata Convention, Partnerships, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Stockholm Convention, Synergies, Waste Management|

From the 24 April to 05 May 2017 the periodic meetings for the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention [...]

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

By |November 29th, 2016|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, Mercury, Minamata Convention, Waste Management|

Suriname's National Results Workshop for the Mercury Storage and Disposal Project in the Caribbean was held today. The focus of [...]

UNIDO/GEF 5558 Project – Regional Inception Meeting and Training Workshop on the Assessment of New POPs

By |November 22nd, 2016|BCRC-Caribbean, Chemicals Management, PCBs, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Training, Waste Management|

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean Region recently hosted a Regional Inception Meeting [...]