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

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Workshop on Sargassum and Oil Spills

Identifying and Articulating Knowledge Needs for the Implementation and Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals in Caribbean Small Island States and Matching Those Needs to Knowledge, Tools, and Data.

Brief Biography

Christopher Corbin
United Nations Environment Programme

Christopher Corbin is a senior Programme Officer with the Ecosystems Division of the United Nations Environment Programme for the last 14 years..

He is based at the Caribbean Regional Seas Programme and Secretariat for the Cartagena Convention in Kingston, Jamaica. Chris coordinates the Pollution Sub-Programme of the Secretariat including overseeing projects that support countries in meeting their obligations under the Oil Spills and Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Protocols of the Cartagena Convention.

These projects also assist Governments of the Wider Caribbean region to meet relevant international commitments such as the Global Programme of Action and Sustainable Development Goals on oceans, water and sanitation.

Mr. Corbin, a Saint Lucian national, has over 28 years of experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of environment and sustainable development policies, programmes and projects.

He worked previously with the Government of Saint Lucia and the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute.

His technical training is in Water Quality Monitoring and Analysis and most recently he has been involved in the development and implementation of regional wastewater management projects for the Wider Caribbean Region.

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This workshop was sponsored by:

under grant 80NSSC17K0241