IGM 15

25 - 27 October 2012 - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Fifteenth Intergovernmental Meeting on the Action Plan for the Caribbean Environment Programme and Twelfth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 25-27 October 2012.

Announcements

English

Fifteenth Intergovernmental  Meeting on the Action Plan for the Caribbean  Environment Programme and Twelfth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection and Development  of the Marine Environment  of the Wider Caribbean Region, 25-27 October 2012.

First Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities in the Wider Caribbean (LBS) 24 October 2012.

Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP7) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected  Areas  and  Wildlife  (SPAW)  in the  Wider  Caribbean  Region,  23 October 2012.

Fifth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the SPAW Protocol, 22 October 2012.

all in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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Español

Decimoquinta Reunión Intergubernamental del Plan de Acción para el Programa Ambiental del Caribe y Duodécima Reunión de las Partes Contratantes al Convenio para la Protección y el Desarrollo del Medio Ambiente Marino de la Región del Gran Caribe  25 al 27 de octubre de 2012

Primera Reunión de las Partes Contratantes al Protocolo relativo a la Contaminación Proveniente de Fuentes y Actividades Terrestres en la Región  del Gran Caribe (FTCM)  24 de octubre de 2012

Séptima Reunión de las Partes Contratantes (COP7) al Protocolo relativo a Áreas y Flora y Fauna Especialmente Protegidas (SPAW) en la Región del Gran Caribe   23 de octubre de 2012

Quinta Reunión del Comité Asesor Científico y Técnico  (STAC) al Protocolo SPAW,  22 de octubre de 2012

Punta Cana, República Dominicana

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Français

Quinzième Réunion Intergouvernementale du Plan d’action pour le Programme pour l’environnement des Caraïbes Et Douzième Réunion des Parties contractantes à la Convention pour la protection et la mise en valeur de l’environnement marin de  la Grande Région Caraïbe  25-27 Octobre 2012
Première Réunion des Parties contractantes au Protocole concernant les pollutions issues de sources et d’activités terrestres (LBS) dans la Grande Région Caraïbe
24 Octobre 2012

Septième Réunion des Parties contractantes au Protocole concernant les aires et les espèces spécialement protégées (SPAW) de la Grande Région Caraïbe 23 Octobre 2012

Cinquième Réunion du Comité consultatif scientifique et technique (STAC) du Protocole SPAW  22 Octobre 2012

Punta Cana, République dominicaine

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Travel and Accommodation Information

Delegates whose participation will be sponsored by the Secretariat need not make hotel or airline reservations; this will be done by the Secretariat.  All other delegates and participants from CEP Member Governments, other UN organisations, and other governmental or non-governmental observers are expected to meet the full costs of their participation in the Meeting.   Such additional delegates and observers are expected to make their own hotel arrangements and may find accommodation at the host hotel, the Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, Dominican Republic  

http://www.dreamsresorts.com/drepb/

The negotiated rate is US $128 (single) US$89 (double) for the Deluxe Tropical room and US $147 (single) US$ 113 ( double) for the Preferred Club Deluxe Tropical room. These rates remain constant for any party attending our meetings, however to access these discounted rates ensure that you specify with the hotel that you are a participant of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Coordinating Unit’s Intergovernmental Meeting.

Rooms and rates are subject to availability.

Contact Information:

Dreams Palm Beach
Cabeza de Toro; P. O. Box 68;
Higuey, Dominican Republic

Hotel Direct:
Tel: (1) 809 552 6000
or (1) 809 687 5747
Fax: (1) 809 468 2151

Email: info.drepb@dreamsresorts.com

 
Additionally all participants MUST fill in the REGISTRATION FORM and send it back to the secretariat by the deadline of 16th July 2012.

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Cliquez ici pour télécharger le formulaire d'inscription. - Français

Documents

1.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/1
Provisional Agenda
2.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/2
Provisional Annotated Agenda
3.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/3
Draft Workplan and Budget for the Caribbean Environment Programme for the 2013-2014 Biennium
4.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.31/3
Decisions of the Seventh Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 23 October 2012
5.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.32/4
Decisions of the First Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (LBS Protocol) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 24 October 2012
6.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/4
Recommendations of the Sixth Ordinary Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Regional Activity Centre/Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information and Training Centre RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe, Willemstad, Curacao, 9-10 May 2012
7.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/5
Report of the Fifteenth Intergovernmental Meeting on the Action Plan for the Caribbean Environment Programme and Twelfth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 25
Updated December 18, 2012

1.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.1
Provisional List of Documents
2.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.2
Provisional List of Participants
To be prepared during the meeting
3.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.3
Report of the Chairperson of the Monitoring Committee and President of the Bureau of Contracting Parties
4.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.4
Report of the Executive Director of UNEP on the Implementation of the 2010-2012 Workplan and Budget of the Caribbean Environment Programme
5.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.30/4 Rev.2
Rules of Procedure for the Convention and Financial Rules for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region (Cartagena Convention)
6.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/3
Report of the Working Group on the Evaluation of Protected Areas Proposed for Listing Under the SPAW Protocol
7.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.4
Report of the SPAW Regional Activity Centre (SPAW-RAC) in Guadeloupe: RAC Operations and Budget for the period 2010-2012
8.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.5
Update on the Caribbean Marine Protected Areas Management Network and Forum (CaMPAM) and its Major Activities (includes supplement on the Caribbean Challenge Project)
9.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.6
Report on the Implementation of Activities in Support of the Action Plan for the Conservation of Marine Mammals (MMAP)
10.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.7
The GEF Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) Reef Biodiversity and Reef Fisheries Pilot Project: An Update of its Major Achievements
11.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.8
Status of Development of the Regional Strategy for the Control of the Lionfish Invasion in the Wider Caribbean Region
12.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.9
Report of the Regional Workshop on Marine Mammal Watching in the Wider Caribbean Region (includes the Overarching Principles and Protection Guidelines for Marine Mammal Watching in the Wider Caribbean Region), Panama City, Panama, 19-22 October 2011
13.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG. 34/INF.10
Annotated Format for Presentation Reports for the Areas Proposed for Inclusion in the SPAW List
14.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG. 34/INF.11
Report from the Government of France on the Manatee Reintroduction Project in Guadeloupe, French West Indies
15.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/INF.13
The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus Striatus): The Urgent Case for Regional Conservation and Management
16.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/7
Recommendations of the Fifth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 22 October 2012
17.
A/CONF.216/L.1
The Future We Want
18.
UNEP (DEPI)/RS.14 /WP.2.RS
Ecosystem Approach to the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans
19.
UNEP (DEPI)/RS.14 /WP.4.RS
Blue Carbon – Opportunities for the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans
20.
UNEP (DEPI)/RS.14 /WP.9.RS
The Oceans Compact Healthy Oceans for Prosperity: An Initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General
21.
UNEP (DEPI)/RS.14 /INF.1.RS
Green Economy in a Blue World
22.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG. 33/INF.4/ Rev.1
Report of the Activities for the LBS Regional Activity Centres IMA (Trinidad and Tobago) and Cimab (Cuba) for 2010-2012
23.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/4
Report of the First Meeting of the Scientific, Technical and Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (LBS) Protocol in the Wider Caribbean Region, Oranjestad, Aruba, 5-7 June 2012
24.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/INF.5/Rev.1
Report of the Interim Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
25.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/INF.6
CEP Technical Report 52: Domestic and Industrial Pollutant Loads and Watershed Inflows in the Wider Caribbean Region (Updated CEP Technical Report No. 33)
26.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.32/INF.9/ Rev.3
Template for National Reporting on the Cartagena Convention and its Protocols
27.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.5
Summary of National Reports of Contracting Parties to the Convention
28.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.6
Report of the Sixth Ordinary Meeting of the Steering Committee to the Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Oil Spills in the Wider Caribbean Region, Willemstad, Curacao, 9-10 May 2012 (including Annex 1-The Strategic Plan 2012-2013 for Regional Activity Centre, REMPEITC Caribe (RAC/REMPEITC
29.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.32/REF.5/ Rev.2
Regional Strategy to Minimize the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms and Pathogens in Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments in the Wider Caribbean Region
30.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.33/INF.7
RAC-REMPEITC Activity Report: Development of a GIS-Based Database for Maritime Traffic in the Wider Caribbean Region
31.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.32/INF.3
GEF IWCAM Final Project Report
32.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/INF.10
GEF Project Proposal: Implementing Integrated Land, Water & Wastewater Management in Caribbean SIDS (PIF)
33.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/INF.11
GEF REPCar Final Project Report
34.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.32/INF.4
GEF CReW Final Inception Report, Kingston, Jamaica, February 7-8, 2012
35.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.33/INF.17
Workshop Summary for Regional Experts Workshop on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Montego Bay, Jamaica, September 26-30, 2011
36.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.29/5
Report of the Sixth Meeting of the Contracting Parties (COP) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 5 October 2010
37.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.30/6
Report of the Fourteenth Intergovernmental Meeting on the Action Plan for the Caribbean Environment Programme and Tenth Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 6-9 October 2

1.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR WG.34/7
Recommendations of the Fifth Meeting of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) to the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) in the Wider Caribbean Region, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, 23 October 2012
2.
UNEP/GCSS.X/10
Proceedings of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its Tenth Special Session
3.
UNEP/LAC-IGWG.XVIII/10
Final Report of the XVIII Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean, Quito, Ecuador, 31 January–3 February 2012
4.
IAEA, 2011
Report of the Assessment Meeting for the Project: Use of Nuclear Techniques to Address the Management Problems of Coastal Zones in the Caribbean Region (RLA/7/012)
5.
UNEP, 2012
Draft Report of Third Intergovernmental Review Meeting on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Pollution (GPA) and Manila Declaration on Furthering the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities. Manila, 25–27 January 2012
6.
UNEP(DEPI)/RS.9/6
Global Strategic Directions for the Regional Seas Programmes 2008-2012: Enhancing the Role of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans
7.
UNEP, 2012
Directory of Focal Points of the Caribbean Environment Programme. CEP Information Paper
8.
UNEP, 2012
Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region, Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Oil Spills, Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife and the Protocol Concerning Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities
9.
UNEP/GC/3/Rev.3, 1988
Rules of Procedure of the Governing Council of UNEP
10.
UNEP, 1983a
Action Plan for the Caribbean Environment Programme. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 26
11.
UNEP, 2012
UNEP Year Book: Emerging Issues in our Global Environment
12.
UNEP(DEPI)/CAR IG.24/CRP.9 Rev.1
Guidelines for Establishment and Operation of Regional Activity Centres and Regional Activity Networks for the Cartagena Convention
13.
UNEP DEPI GPA, 2011
Global Partnership on Waste Management - Marine Litter Work Plan - 2012-2016
14.
STAP, 2011
Marine Debris as a Global Environmental Problem: Introducing a solutions based framework focused on plastic. A STAP Information Document. Global Environment Facility
15.
STAP, 2012
Impacts of Marine Debris on Biodiversity: Current Status and Potential Solutions. A STAP Document. Global Environment Facility & Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity