Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway
Activities and Outputs
- Terrestrial Protected Areas Management Training (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; January 11-16) – capacity building course for protected areas in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean which covered the design and management of protected areas, law enforcement and governance for protected areas, participatory governance of protected areas, and sustainable tourism planning and management of tourism enterprises.
- IUCN Regional Conservation Forum in Panama City, Panama; September 2 - The Caribbean Gateway was introduced during a technical session used to highlight the main goals and objectives of the BIOPAMA programme. Regional stakeholders present were given the opportunity to interact with the Caribbean RRIS platform, ask questions and provide their feedback for the continued development of the Caribbean Gateway.
- November 2014 - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (ORMACC) and the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, announced their collaboration on the Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway (Caribbean Gateway). The Gateway will support the collection, management, analysis and application of data and information relevant to protected areas and biodiversity in the Caribbean.