THE REGIONAL and global response to COVID-19 has brought with it an increase in the use of plastics which has been beneficial to the effort to save lives but potentially harmful to the natural environment, and with implications for long-term public health. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Christopher’s connections and jobs at similar companies. DAY 2. en es fr JAN BETLEM. The RAC for Marine Biodiversity is hosted in Guadeloupe (SPAW RAC), the one for Oil Spills is hosted in Curacao (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Training and Information Centre - Caribbean) while the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) in Trinidad and Tobago and, The Center of Engineering and Environmental Management of Coasts and Bays (CIMAB). A worldwide transition to a low- carbon, resource- efficient Green Economy will not be possible unless the seas and oceans are a key part of these transformations. en es fr UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.39/2. 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The 15th Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Cartagena Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, as well as the 4th and 10th Meetings of the Contracting Parties to the Protocols Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (or Pollution Protocol) and Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (or Marine Biodiversity Protocol), respectively, were hosted by the Government of Honduras in Roatan. He further urged Contracting Parties to “seriously consider the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly’s (UNEA 3) call for wider participation in the UN Decade for Biodiversity and to fully implement the SDGs as adopted in 2015 in a comprehensive and coherent manner.”. UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.39/1. In an article published in July, the UN cautioned against the unfettered use of single-use plastics, even with the significant benefits to be derived during the pandemic. Programme Officer, Mr. Christopher Corbin and the members of the GEF CReW Project Coordinating Group were in attendance. Also speaking at the COP15 ceremony was Dr. Habib El-Habr, Coordinator of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA), who represented the UNEP Executive Director. The RAC for Marine Biodiversity is hosted in Guadeloupe (SPAW RAC), the one for Oil Spills is hosted in Curacao (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Training and Information Centre - Caribbean) while the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) in Trinidad and Tobago and The Center of Engineering and Environmental Management of Coasts and Bays (CIMAB) in Cuba are the RACs for pollution. PROVISIONAL ANNOTATED AGENDA. 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Speaking at the opening of the Meeting of Contracted Parties to the Marine Biodiversity Protocol on 3rd June, the Minister of the Environment of Honduras, Secretary of State Dr. José Galdames welcomed the delegates and urged them to “…look towards the future and take concerted action so that the conservation of our seas and oceans becomes a reality and allows for development for current and future generations.”, [Original text: “…debemos mirar hacia el futuro y actuar de manera concertada para que la conservación de nuestros mares y océanos sea una realidad y permita un desarrollo para las generaciones actuales y futuras.”. View Christopher Corbin’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. ... Christopher Corbin. Christopher has 9 jobs listed on their profile. Il y a 100+ professionnels dénommés “Christopher Corbin” qui utilisent LinkedIn pour échanger des informations, des idées et des opportunités. At this workshop, Mr. Christopher Corbin represented UNEP CAR-RCU as the executing agency for both the GEF IWCAM and CReW projects.In addition, Mr. Corbin chaired plenary sessions and promoted the work This is the word from an officer with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in the Caribbean, Christopher Corbin, who has noted that effective planning is essential to mitigate the ill effects of the increased use of plastics, in particular the single-use plastics associated with the pandemic. 17th June 2019. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Christopher’s connections and jobs at similar companies. 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