POLICY, LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SOLID AND SHIP-GENERATED WASTE IN THE CARIBBEAN
World Bank, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
July 1998 – June 1999
Retained to undertake the Policy, Legislation and Regulations Component of the Solid and Ship-Generated Waste Management Project.
Project Manager of multi-disciplinary team that developed the national policies, legislation/regulations and institutional structures for the management of solid wastes and wastes generated from cruise ships for the States of Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Provided the principal legal draftsmen for the development and drafting of Marine Pollution Management Bill and Waste Management Bill for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which established:
(i) Comprehensive legal and institutional structures for the implementation of a number of international and regional environmental treaties, including the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78), the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, and the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region; and
(ii) Comprehensive environmental impact assessment (EIA) and development approval processes for waste management facilities/operations and to regulate marina development and discharges into the marine environment