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Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional meetings

Regional coordination arrangements

The SAICM regional focal point for Latin America and the Caribbean is Mr. Philip Piles (Barbados). The region is represented by the Governments of Panama and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on the Executive Board of the SAICM Quick Start Programme (QSP). Terms of reference for the regional focal point and representatives on the QSP Executive Board were agreed at the region’s first meeting, held in Panama City from 14 to 16 February 2008. The region also agreed at its first meeting on terms of reference for a regional coordinating committee, whose members met for the first time in Port of Spain from 11 to 13 June 2008.

Regional QSP projects

Stakeholders in the region are participating in the SAICM QSP projects.