Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre for the Caribbean Region (BCRC-SCRC Caribbean)

Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Date of establishment: October 2004 (Framework Agreement). More SCRC nominated in 2023

By decision BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1995, selected Trinidad and Tobago as a site to establish BCRC for the Caribbean sub-region. This resulted to the establishment of BCRC Caribbean in 1998 however a Framework Agreement for its establishment was signed only in 2004. In August 2022 the Centre was nominated to serve as a Stockholm Convention Regional Centre by the GRULAC region and was subsequently endorsed by the COP of Stockholm Convention in 2023 as a Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Capacity-building and Transfer of Technology for four years.

Hosted by: The Government of Trinidad and Tobago

Parties served: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines

Expertise: Capacity building, technology transfer in the areas of ESM of Hazardous wastes.

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Director/Coordinator: Ms Jewel Batchasingh
Tel: +1 868 628 8369 / +1 868 628 9372
Fax: +1 868 628 2151
Address: Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean
#8 Alexandra Street, St Clair
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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Institution profile

Items: 8 
Framework Agreement (2004)840.06 K
Legal document establishing the centre169.29 K
Nomination letter from GRULAC Bureau members1.22 MB
Amendment No. 1 to Framework Agreement (2014)440.64 K
Amendment No. 2 to Framework Agreement (2018)784.63 K
Amendment No. 3 to Framework Agreement (2020)532.72 K
Procurement capacity assessment (2018)5.57 MB
Report pursuant to para 6 of SC - 3/122 MB