Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean: The Role of the Ocean

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Workshop Participants

The workshop brought together 40 participants from sixteen countries, and two additional participants contributed remotely to the workshop. The participants represented a broad and diverse range of stakeholders engaged in the implementation of the SDGs.

NameFirst namePosition Organization CityCountry
AlabasterRose OsindeCo-Chair of GEOGLOWSGEOGLOWSGenevaSwitzerland
BlackmanChadInternational Trade Advisor and Trade Law SpecialistInternational Trade Barbados
BrowneJamal National Parks Rivers and Beaches AuthorityKingstownSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
CaesarSabotoHonorable MinisterMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry & Labour, Government of Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstownSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
CharlesKateCEOOcean Spirits IncSt George’sGrenada
CorbinChristopherProgramme Manager, Pollution and CommunicationUN Environment CEPKingstonJamaica
CripeDouglasGEO Work Programme CoordinatorGEO SecretariatGenevaSwitzerland
DeaneSadeNational CoordinatorCYENChrist ChurchBarbados
DubrieArtieSustainability OfficerECLACPort of SpainTrinidad and Tobago
EvansAlanHead, International & Strategic Partnerships & Marine Science Policy AdviserInternational and Strategic Partnerships Office, National Oceanography Centre, SouthamptonSouthamptonU.K.
EvansonDanielleProgramme Manager, Climate Change and Disaster Risk resilienceUNDPChrist ChruchBarbados
GopaulNazeerDirectorCoastal Dynamics LimitedMaravalTrinidad and Tobago
HarewoodLorenzoTechnical Administrative AssistantUNDPChrist ChurchBarbados
HaughtonMiltonDirectorCRFM Belize
HerbergStinaDirectorRichmond Vale AcademyChateaubelairSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
HoflundRavenNational CoordinatorWIDECASTKingstownSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
JohnsonHyroneDirectorMaritime AdministrationKingstownSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
JulesCelesteConsultantSVG GovernmentSt. AugustineTrinidad and Tobago
Jules-PlagShelleyPresidentTiwah UGNorfolkUSA
KanhaiAttishScience OfficerInstitute for Marine AffairsChaguaramasTrinidad and Tobago
KavvadaArgyroCoordinatorNASAWashington, D.C.USA
LordJamesDirectorSusGrenClifton, Union IslandSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
LorenzoniLauraProgram manager, ocean biology and geochemistryNASAWashington, D.C.USA
MahonRobinProfessor EmeritusCentre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West IndiesSt. MichaelBarbados
MartinVaughnCEOSerenity DiveCalliaquaSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
MitchellLouiseFounderSaint Vincent and the Grenadines Preservation Fund Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
MorrallClareProfessor, Deputy Chair, Department of Biology, Ecology and Conservation, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs,St. George's UniversitySt. George'sGrenada
MykooWayneLt. Cdr., Deputy Director Maritime Affairs and External RelationsAntigua and Barbuda Depart. Of Marine Services & Merchant Shipping (ADOMS)St John’sAntigua & Barbuda
NisaZahidah AfrinUnited Nations Nippon FellowJapan Fellowship programme on Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World’s Ocean Grenada
PatersonShonaScientistFutureEarth Coasts, UCCCorkIreland
PlagHans-PeterProfessor, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Director, Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute (MARI)Old Dominion University, Innovation Research Building INorfolkUSA
PonteenAlwynChief Fisheries and Ocean Governance OfficerMinistry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the EnvironmentBradesMontserrat
RampersadJaiHRUM Box LTDArimaTrinidad and Tobago
RobertsJulian International and Strategic Partnerships Office, National Oceanography CentreSouthamptonU.K.
SmailEmilyScientific CoordinatorGEO Blue Planet Initative (NOAA/UMD)College ParkUSA
Smith AbbottJoseph Deputy SecretaryMinistry of Natural Resources & Labour, Government of British Virgin IslandsRoad Town, TortolaBritish Virgin Islands
ToroCesarHeadUNESCO-IOC Office for IOCARIBECartagenaColumbia
TrinanesJoaquinScientistNOAA Spain
WardThemaPhysical Planner OfficerDepart. of Physical Planning, Natural Resources, and EnvironmentCharlestownSt. Kits & Nevis
WilsonAndrewCEONational Parks Rivers and Beaches AuthorityKingstownSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
WilsonDougScientistCaribbean Wind LLCCollege ParkUSA
ZubcevicIrenaChief, SIDS, Oceans and Climate BranchDivision for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United NationsNew YorkUSA

This workshop was sponsored by:

under grant 80NSSC17K0241