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Countries in the Wider Caribbean Region need, before being part of the Regional OPRC Plan, to have their own national contingency plan developed.

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National Workshop on Ratification and Implementation of the MARPOL 73/78 Convention, Annexes III-V,

Aim: To prepare Grenada for the decision making process prior to ratifying the annexes. Hosted by the Government of Grenada, the workshop’s objectives were: - To identify the questions to be clarified prior to acceding; - To know the “Rights and Obligations” before accession; - To know the strengths and weaknesses prior to accession; Grenade benefited immensely from the workshop and are now better able to decide on ratifying the annexes.
Activity Location: 
Grenada
Activity Place: 
St. George’s, Grenada.
Dates: 
Monday, November 25, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019

National Workshop and Exercise on National Contingency Planing for Oil Spill - Jamaica

Hosted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (with the support of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM). Aim: To improve on training prior training in National Contingency Planning/Oil Spill Preparedness and response Cooperation, with a view to upgrade existing draft NCP; - Through exercise, give practical scenarios that were aimed at preparing the stakeholders to work together in the event of a spill; - Assess their National Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Program; - To identify the gaps in the existing draft NCP. The ODPEM, being the National Coordinator, was better able to prepare further workshop, with the stakeholders awareness of their roles, and will be better able to complete the NCP for Cabinet submission.
Activity Location: 
Jamaica
Activity Place: 
Kingston
Dates: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 to Thursday, October 17, 2019

High Level Regional Dialogue On Marine Litter and Waste Management in the Caribbean Region

Hosted by the Commonwealth Litter Program. Aim: To share knowledge, experience and best practices from across the region. The event was a part of the ongoing collaboration between the Belize Department of Environment and the UK’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Cefas) as part of the Commonwealth Litter Program (CLiP).
Activity Location: 
Belize
Activity Place: 
Belize City, Belize
Dates: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 to Friday, September 6, 2019

Recent activities

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

  • National Workshop on Ratification and Implementation of the MARPOL 73/7 ...
    November 25 - 28, 2019
  • National Workshop and Exercise on National Contingency Planing for Oil  ...
    October 15 - 17, 2019
  • High Level Regional Dialogue On Marine Litter and Waste Management in t ...
    September 05 - 06, 2019
  • National workshop on contingency planning, Belize
    May 14 - 17, 2019