Migration, Environment and Climate Change (MECC): Regional capacity building workshop in the Eastern Caribbean

14-15 March 2019 Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia Environmental factors have long had an impact on global migration flows, as people have historically left places with harsh or deteriorating conditions. However, the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise as a result of accelerated climate change, with unprecedented impacts on lives and […]

Saint Lucia Gets Ready to Successfully Execute another Climate Change Obligation

The Government of Saint Lucia and private sector stakeholders gathered for critical talks on 27th February 2019, in preparation for Saint Lucia’s first Biennial Update Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Saint Lucia has delivered three national communications on climate change. These reports provide information on Saint Lucia’s efforts to […]

Public Awareness Focal Points Encouraged to Heighten Public Outreach for the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP)

A consultation for public awareness focal points from various departments with the mandate to implement the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (DVRP) initiatives, was held on January 22, 2018, at the Finance Administration Building. The gathering was purposed to impress upon representatives, the urgent need to take ownership in collaboration with the Communications Officer, to inform […]

Government holds private sector consultation

‘THE PRIVATE SECTOR IS A KEY PLAYER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE’ PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD), continues its national adaptation planning (NAP) process. In this regard, the government has recognised the critical role played by the private sector and Civil Society […]

What’s in a degree or two?

The Inter-Government Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific body under the auspices of the United Nations (UN). It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide, relevant to the understanding of climate change. The recently approved IPCC SPECIAL REPORT ON GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5°C clearly shows the grave risks […]

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