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CARICOM Trains Next Generation of Environmental Negotiators from ACP

10 November 2010: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, held a Regional Skills Training Workshop targeting the next generation of regional environmental negotiators.

The workshop was part of a capacity-building programme funded by the European Commission in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), to support African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) countries in implementing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) more effectively. It was organized by the CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD). Workshop participants engaged in negotiation briefing; articulating negotiation positions; developing draft texts; and focusing on issues relating to REDD and REDD+, finance and technology. [CARICOM Press Release]