Call for Participants: Caribbean Training for Trainers 2015

18 December 2014

The 11th edition of the Caribbean Marine Protected Area Management (CaMPAM) Training of Trainers on Marine Protected Area Management regional course will take place from 16 to 25 February 2015 in Grenada. The EU-funded BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) programme is collaborating with the UNEP-CEP/SPAW CaMPAM Network and the Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Network (ECMMAN) project to deliver this course, and the Grenada Fisheries Division will provide local support to facilitate the training.

This regional course is developed by the UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP-CEP) as part of the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol activities to build marine protected area capacity.

The 2015 edition is targeting the English speaking Caribbean. Funding is available for participants from the following countries: Barbados, Belize, The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Participants from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be funded by the CaMPAM-ECMMAN small grants awarded to these countries. Applicants from the French, Dutch, UK and US Caribbean Territories are also invited but are not eligible for funding assistance from the programme organisers.

How to apply for this course:

Submit your resume and cover letter to Hyacinth Armstrong-Vaughn ( and Georgina Bustamante (

The cover letter should include the following information: institutional affiliation and position, managerial experience in MPAs/MMAs, professional strengths and capacity needs, previous training received, affiliation to CaMPAM network and the support of your institution to attend the course.

The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday 07 January, 2015. Successful candidates will be notified by Friday 9 January, 2015.

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