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Small island developing States (SIDS) Workshop on the Implementation of UNFCCC Article 6 (Education, Training and Public Awareness)


Workshop Presentations and Key Note Addresses

Opening Ceremony

(PDF) Welcome Remarks - Mr. George James- Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Physical Development
(PDF) Welcome Remarks - H.E. Mr. Bagher Asadi, SBI Chair and Chair of the workshop
(PDF) Remarks - Mr.Paul Desanker- UNFCCC Secretariat
Remarks - Mr. Arkadiy Levintanus- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
(PDF) Feature Address - Honourable Leonard Montoute, Acting Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
(PDF) Vote of Thanks - Mr. Donovan Williams- Permanent Secretary, Minister of Economic Affairs, Economic Planning and National Development

General overview
Ms. Laurence Pollier, UNFCCC secretariat  - abstract | (PDF) presentation  
Mr. Arkadiy Levintanus, UNEP - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Mr. Carlos Fuller, Deputy Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Belize - abstract | (PDF) presentation

International and regional cooperation
Ms. Tamara Logan, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Mr. Joseph McGann, CARICOM Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Mr. Cletus Springer, Organization of American States (OAS)

Public awareness, communication and access to information
Ms. Carol-Faye George, Government of Antigua & Barbuda - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Mr. Wesley Gibbings, Journalist/General Secretary of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Ms. Marcia Tinto, Environmental Management Authority (EMA), Trinidad & Tobago - abstract | (PDF) presentation

Education and public participation
Ms. Jeanette Larue, Government of the Seychelles - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Mr. Pepe Clarke, IUCN Fiji - abstract | (PDF) presentation
Ms. Fathimath Ghina, UNESCO - abstract | (PDF) presentation

Reports from the Working groups
Group A - Chair:  Ms. Marcia Tinto | Rapporteur:  Mr. Keri Herman - (PDF) Education and training 
Group B - Chair:  Mr. Edmund Jackson | Rapporteur:  Mr. Muhamed Zuhair -(PDF) Public awareness, communication, access to information and public participation 
Group C - Chair:  Mr. Cletus Springer | Rapporteur:  Mr. Constantinos Papastavros -(PDF) International and regional cooperation 

National Case Study - Guinea-Bissau
Mr. Alexandre Cabral, National Director Programme Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment | (PDF) presentation