Member Type Regional Intergovernmental Organization or Regional Sea

UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme



Susana Perera Valderrama
Programme Management Officer SPAW Sub-Programme Cartagena Convention Secretariat Ecosystems Division
United Nations Environment Programme
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Géraldine Conruyt
Deputy Director
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Christophe Blazy
Marine Ecosystems Project Officer
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The Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP) is one of the UNEP administered Regional Seas Programmes based in Kingston, Jamaica, and forms the programmatic framework for the Cartagena Convention – Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region. The Cartagena Convention is the only regional agreement of its kind allowing governments to work together to protect the economic and environmental sustainability of the region through improved management of coastal and marine resources.

Related websites:

The Caribbean Environment Programme

United Nations Environment Programme – Caribbean Environment Programme. (2021). White Paper on Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. Ninth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region. Kingston, Jamaica.

Escovar-Fadul, X., Hein, M. Y., Garrison, K., McLeod, E., Eggers, M., & Comito, F. (2022). A Guide to Coral Reef Restoration for the Tourism Sector: Partnering with Caribbean Tourism Leaders to Accelerate Coral Restoration. The Nature Conservancy.

United Nations Environment Programme- Caribbean Environment Programme (2020). Regional Strategy and Action Plan for the Valuation, Protection and/or Restoration of Key Marine Habitats in the Wider Caribbean 2021 – 2030. CLME+ Project Information Product Series – Technical Report 2. Port-of-Spain: CANARI

The Ocean Foundation (2021). Integrated Large-Scale Action on Habitat Restoration and Pollution in the CLME+ Region: Baseline and Pre-Feasibility Assessment Report on the Needs and Opportunites for Investment

Last Updated: 27 November 2023