Ministers Say Yes to Enhanced Adaptation Action

PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia, 25th June. Following an intense one-year consultation process, the Cabinet of Ministers approves Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Water (Water SASAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Agriculture (Agriculture SASAP) 2018-2028; Sectoral Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Fisheries […]

No Sector Left Behind!

The Department of Sustainable Development administrative staff had the pleasure of providing lapel pins and folders of information to the Cabinet of Ministers  in commemoration of the launch of Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP). On the day of the NAP launch, April 17, 2018, six (6) Ministers and thirteen (13) Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries […]

Saint Lucia Makes Strides in Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change

CASTRIES, APRIL 16, 2018 — The Government of Saint Lucia has prepared a national plan to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change. From April 16 to 17, national stakeholders will meet in Castries for the launch of Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP). Government officials and creators (artists and performers) will also […]

Enhancing environmental management and climate change legislation in Saint Lucia

Port of Spain, January 18, 2018 – Practitioners, policy makers and civil society groups in Saint Lucia participated in a national workshop on December 6-7, 2017 to develop legislation to enhance environmental management and action on climate change. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) facilitated the national workshop in collaboration with the Department of Sustainable […]

Saint Lucia Unveils Official Climate Change Website

The Government of Saint Lucia officially launched its climate change website to the public this fall. Developed in collaboration with Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development and with support from the US In-Country NAP Support Program, the website is a hub for climate change-related resources, news, and events for the Caribbean island state. “We are […]

How Determined Are We To Fight Climate Change?

By Annette Rattigan-Leo, Department of Sustainable Development

This article was originally published in The Voice Saint Lucia on November 6, 2017. IN 2013, there was a call for all Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to signal their commitment towards global efforts aimed at reducing Greenhouse Gas (GhG) emissions. Excess GhGs within the atmosphere lead to global […]

Unavoidable, Irreversible, Irreparable and Permanent Loss in the Face of Climate Change?

By Dawn Pierre-Nathoniel, Department of Sustainable Development

This article was originally published in The Voice Saint Lucia on October 19, 2017. Backed by scientific evidence, policymakers in small island developing states (SIDS) have been pleading with the international community for years to help them put mechanisms in place for addressing predicted damage due to increasingly more violent storms; rising sea levels, because […]

Who Cares About Sardines?

By Snaliah Mahal

This article was originally published in The Voice Saint Lucia on October 26, 2017. SARDINES and the future? Really? A future with no sardines. So many things have been taken for granted over the years, but with the impacts of climate change already being felt by Saint Lucia and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), […]

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