The Regional Activity Centre for the Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife for the Wider Caribbean Region
Caribbean Environment Program
Parc National de Guadeloupe
United Nations Environment Programme
Home > Newsletter > 2014 > N°13 July 2014

N°13 July 2014

All the versions of this article:

You will find below a summary of the July 2014 release, in english. Click on the picture to download the newsletter.


Tenemos el placer de presentarle el boletín del CAR SPAW, que se publica en Inglés. Abajo hay un resumen del número de Julio 2014. Para descargar pulse en la imagen.


Vous trouverez ci-dessous le sommaire du numéro de Juillet 2014 en anglais. Cliquez sur l'image pour télécharger.



cover N°13



News of the month
Coral reef conservation

Focus on
Lionfish workshop

Ongoing projects

  • Invasive Alien Species Management Strategies Workshop : Learning and sharing best practices between northern islands protected areas
  • Joint IWC/SPAW Workshop to address collisions between marine mammals and ships with a focus on the wider caribbean
  • Towards the completion of the UNEP/Spain Lifeweb project : Development of Scenarios for Transboundary Marine Mammal Management in the Wider Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 23&24 April 2014

SPAW Pas / CaMPAM news

  • Update on the ECMMAN project
  • Factsheets available in August for the 18 Protected Areas listed under SPAW Protocol
  • The process to list new Protected Areas under
  • SPAW at COP 8 (November 2014) is ongoing
  • New on-line tools available to generate statistics and search through SPAW Protected Areas data
  • The five projects funded as part of the cooperation program for the Protected Areas listed under the SPAW Protocol are now completed
  • The SPAW/CaMPAM mentoring programme has started as a pilot project


  • Jean Wiener, FoProBiM Director, honored by President Martelly and Minister of Environment Thomas on Earth Day in Haiti
  • Call for contributions to the 67th GCFI is on going
  • Building MPA Management Capacity and Coral Reef Resilience in the Caribbean’s Mesoamerican Reef Region
  • New call for proposals under the EU LIFE instrument
  • CBD workshop in Belize for capacity-building on ecosystem conservation and restoration


Upcoming events

Useful links