Regional activity center for areas and species specially protected
Caribbean Environment Program
Parc National de Guadeloupe
United Nations Environment Programme
Regional activity center for areas and species specially protected

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Welcome on the SPAW-RAC’s website


BEST 2.0 small grants call for proposal is now open !
The SPAW-Regional Activity Center is glad to announce that the BEST 2.0 Programme Small grant call for proposals ((projects < EUR 50,000 and projects < EUR 100,000) is open for the eligible (...)
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Meetings and events in 2016
January Dates Topics Place February Dates Topics Place 25-28 5ème International Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management Symposium Bohol, Philippines March Dates Topics Place 29 Feb-4 March 36th (...)
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SPAW Newsletter N°18
You can download the SPAW newsletter N°18 of March 2016.
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Accommodated by the  Parc national de la Guadeloupe  [Guadeloupe National Park] and funded by the French Government, the SPAW-RAC works under the aegis of the  Regional Coordination Unit for the United Nations Environment Programme in Kingston , to implement the  SPAW protocol  concerning the protection of marine and coastal biodiversity in the wider Caribbean region, from the Gulf of Mexico to the Caribbean Sea.

Download the detailed list of countries that have ratified the SPAW Protocol.

Carte Spaw en

Bahamas | Barbados | Belize | Colombia | Cuba | Dominican Republic | France (Guadeloupe, Guyane, Martinique, Saint-Barthélémy, Saint-Martin) | Grenada | Guyana | Netherlands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint-Eustachius, Sint Maarten) | Panama | Saint-Lucia | St Vincent and the Grenadines | Trinidad and Tobago | United States (States bordering the Gulf of Mexico; U.S. Virgin Islands; Puerto-Rico) - Venezuela