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The Government of Jamaica's Commitment to addressing environmental issues. Jamaica recognises that it faces many environmental challenges as a small island state. Somes of these issues include among others:

  • Loss of species and biodiversity
  • Ozone depletion
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Pollution form land bases sources

The Government of Jamaica is addressing these international and global concerns through multilateral and regional agreements with other states. By taking steps to ratify or accede to the many environmental conventions discussed hereafter, the government is committing itself to adopting administrative policy, and legal mechanisms to implement these agreements, as one step in promoting sustainable development at the national level.

Status Of Jamaica's Accession To International And Regional Environmental Treaties




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