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RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe conducts national and regional activities throughout the Wider Caribbean Region.

Developing and assessing national and multilateral contingency plans

Pursuant to the Protocol concerning cooperation in combating oil spills in the Wider Caribbean Region, we have the following goals:

Strengthen national and regional preparedness and response capacity of the States and Territories of the Wider Caribbean Region and to foster and facilitate cooperation and mutual assistance in cases of emergency in order to prevent, control and combat major oil spill incidents; and..

 

Training and Workshops

Though its origins are deeply rooted in the OPRC Convention and in strengthening regional preparedness, co-operation and response capacity in the cases of emergency, the mission of RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe has greatly expanded to assist countries to implement all international marine pollution instruments.

 

Technical support and consultancy

RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe provides technical assistance on OPRC related matters to governments, institutions and industry upon request.

More precisely the Centre can coordinate the organization of specialized workshops such as:

  1. Environmental sensitivity index mapping
  2. Risk assessments tools
  3. Monitoring and participation in government and industry projects

 

Information, public education and awareness

One of RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe’s main objectives is to promote and conduct marine pollution education and awareness by expanding regional communication on OPRC and all the international conventions created to protect the environment from pollution that mig­ht otherwise be caused by ships.

  1. Develop and maintain regional spill data
  2. Develop public awareness materials
  3. Geographic information system database for maritime traffic in the WCR (insert link to the site)

Recent activities

To promote its objectives, RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe conducts national and regional activities throughout the Wider Caribbean Region