The First Caribbean Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Technology Expo and Conference is being held from 20 to 23 January 2016, at The Grenada Trade Centre in St. Georges, Grenada. The 4-day event, titled, “Energy Services from Waste: The Development of a Regional Integrated Organic Waste Management Sector”, will showcase technologies that are likely to play major role in addressing the growing waste management challenges faced by small island developing states in the Caribbean,
Climate change adaptation for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is a matter of survival. SIDS collectively contribute less than 1 percent towards global greenhouse gas emissions, and yet their water, food, energy and economic security are already extremely vulnerable to climate change impacts. Blue Guardians is a Programme of SIDS DOCK being developed as a five-year USD 44 million public-private partnership (PPP) proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to achieve the UNFCCC
SIDS DOCK, in partnership with regional development banks and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP), is preparing a funding proposal for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), to support a cross-cutting risk mitigation project initially focused on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In this connection, SIDS DOCK intends to seek a grant from the GCF’s Project Preparation Facility.
Towards a Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres: Addressing Common Opportunities and Barriers Jointly for the Benefit of All
Nationally, most developing countries have introduced ambitious policies and targets to scale up renewable energy and energy efficiency markets, industries and innovation. However, particularly in many least developed and small island countries the practical implementation progress is behind schedule, unequally distributed and has not transformed into economies of scale.
Regionally, the energy transformation tends to remain uncoordinated between
Side Event: “Energy Services from organic waste – integrated waste management solutions for coastal, marine and freshwater protection in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”
The following side event is jointly organized by the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE), the SIDS Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Organization (SIDS DOCK), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Energy Programme, and is a concrete contribution to Partnership Dialogue 2: Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and costal ecosystems.