Land-Based Marine Pollution Workshop
The National Workshop for stakeholders concerning Land-based Sources of Pollution to the Coastal and Marine Environment was held on January 15 – 16, 2008 at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. The workshop was hosted by the NEPA in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Regional Coordinating Unit (UNEP-CAR/RCU).
objectives of the workshop were to disseminate information on the
obligations and the benefits of the Protocol Concerning Land-Based
Sources of Pollution to the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean
Region (LBS Protocol); sensitize stakeholders on issues of environmental
monitoring and waste management as they relate to marine pollution from
land-based sources and activities; and assess the status of Jamaica in
ratifying the LBS Protocol. The presentations made by various agencies
and stakeholders are listed below:
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Environment & Planning Agency