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The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Information and Training Centre – Caribe contributes to the sustainability of the marine environment in the Wider Caribbean Reg­ion by assistin­g countries to implement international conventions created to reduce pollution from ships.

REMPEITC ( pronounced “rem –pe-tek”)  is one of four Regional Activity Centres of the Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP-CAR/RCU). Established in 1995, RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe is hosted by the government of Curaçao and staffed with subject matter experts voluntarily seconded by states signatory to the Cartagena Convention of 1983.

Activities are largely funded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe assists countries in the Wider Caribbean Region to prevent and respond to pollution in the marine environment through:

• Developing and assessing national and multilateral contingency plans

• Training and workshops

• Technical support and consultancy

• Information and public awareness

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About REMPEITC

Recent activities

To promote its objectives, RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe conducts national and regional activities throughout the Wider Caribbean Region

  • Regional workshop on the AFS Convention and the Biofulling Guidelines.
    June 19 - 21, 2018
  • 9th Ordinary Steering Committee Meeting
    June 05 - 07, 2018
  • Workshop on Oil Spill Response Equipment, Simulation Exercises and Co-o ...
    October 02 - 05, 2017
  • Feasibility study on the development of a RRFP for the SIDS of the WCR
    June 19 - December 13, 2017