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 […]

Saint Lucia works on Climate Change Plan for Natural Resources Management under storm conditions

PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia Recognising the challenges that climate change poses to its population, natural resources and economy, the Government of Saint Lucia (GOSL) has taken considerable measures to identify and address, to the extent possible, current and future climate risks at the policy and operational levels. In 2017, Saint Lucia embarked on its […]

Online training course on Gender and the Environment

The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is pleased to inform on the recent launch of a new open source introductory online training course on Gender and the Environment, which includes a module on climate change. The training course was developed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Gender Partnership and the United Nations […]

Saint Lucia to host major climate change event in October this year

PRESS RELEASE                                    Castries, Saint Lucia. The Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the Caribbean, despite contributing only negligibly to global greenhouse gas emissions, are recognised as being particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This vulnerability has been brought into sharp focus by the catastrophic events of a particularly intense 2017 hurricane season which […]

Thanks to the Sponsors!

Our thanks to sponsors of the special session related to climate change adaptation for artists and performers on 17th April 2018

The Department of Sustainable Development is well aware of the importance of artists and performers in ensuring the effective dissemination of the climate change message, through the use of their creativity and skills. In this regard, the Department recognises the kind contributions of corporate sponsors Rainforest Adventures, Jus’ Sail, Dive Saint Lucia, Bay Gardens Resorts […]

Green Climate Fund supports proposal for structural adaptation

by Department of Economic Development

The Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation is pleased to inform that the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved Saint Lucia’s Readiness and Preparatory Support Proposal in the amount of US $375,100, effective March 14, 2018. The Green Climate Fund is part of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on […]

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