October 17, 2019

CANARI celebrates successes and reflects on new Caribbean priorities for its work

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Port of Spain, May 01, 2017 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is reflecting on what role it plays as a values-driven non-profit regional technical institute catalysing and facilitating participatory approaches to natural resources management to deliver positive benefits in terms of environmental conservation and improved well-being of people across the Caribbean islands. The […]

#GE4U catalysing action towards a green economy in the Caribbean

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Port of Spain, March 06, 2017 – Change agents and innovators in key sectors in Trinidad and Tobago are ushering in a new phase of regional dialogue towards the development of a new Caribbean economy that aims for long-term prosperity and resilience through equitable distribution of economic benefits and effective management of ecological resources. Since […]

Civil society organisations take practical action for climate change adaptation and resilience in Trinidad and Tobago

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Port of Spain, 16 September 2016 – As part as the “Climate ACTT: Action by Civil society in Trinidad and Tobago to build resilience to climate change” project, five civil society organisations (CSOs) in Trinidad and Tobago are implementing practical projects to contribute to climate change adaptation and resilience building in Trinidad and Tobago. The […]

Trinidad and Tobago civil society organisations prepare to take action on climate change as global agreement signed

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Port of Spain, 06 May 2016 – Adapting to the impacts of climate change is a priority under the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement, which has been signed by 177 countries, including several Caribbean countries. Saint Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis and Grenada have signed and ratified the Agreement. In Trinidad and Tobago, also […]

Trinidad and Tobago civil society organisations build their capacity to communicate about climate change

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Port of Spain, 04 April 2016 – As the Caribbean is in the midst of yet another period of drought, we are reminded of the harsh reality that urgent action is needed to address climate change. Civil society organisations (CSOs) are poised to play a key role in enhancing our understanding about what is climate […]

CANARI Policy Briefs on climate change adaptation in Trinidad and Tobago and Saint Lucia

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In December 2015, world leaders, members of civil society and other key stakeholders gathered at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), in Paris, France. Negotiations resulted in a globally-binding agreement to combat climate change, which included a reference to CARICOM’s position to maintain a cap […]

Small enterprises key to a sustainable Caribbean economy

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From Guyana Times The Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia, hosted the Third Global Biennial Conference on Small States. This year’s conference theme was “Building resilience in Small States”, with Government officials in attendance from 31 Caribbean, African, Pacific and the Indian Ocean small states. Representatives from academic institutions, regional and […]