Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean: The Role of the Ocean

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[Jan. 15, 2018]: Report on "Implementing the Ocean Sustainable Development Goal in the Wider Caribbean: state of play and possible ways forward" by Lucia Fanning and Robin Mahon now available here ...
[Oct. 3, 2017]: Oceans of Knowledge Workshop, 7 Nov. 2017, London, see web announcement
[Sep. 4, 2017]: GEO-XIV Plenary Side Event: Earth Observations in Support of SDG Implementation and Monitoring in Small Island States and Developing Countries, October 24, 2017, Washington D.C., see web page

The Program Committee and the Local Organizing Committee are currently under development.

Workshop Program Committee

  • Hans-Peter Plag, Old Dominion University, IEEE, GEO Blue Planet Initiative (Co-Chair)
  • Paul DiGiacomo, NOAA, GEO Blue Planet Initiative (Co-Chair)
  • Emily Smail, NOAA, AquaWatch, GEO Blue Planet Initiative (Co-Chair)
  • Hon. Saboto Caesar & Jai Rampersad, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Lorna Inniss, Monica Borobia-Hill, Christopher Corbin, Caribbean Environment Programme - UN Environment
  • Danielle Evanson, UNDP, Lorenzo Harwood UNDP and OECS
  • Rose Alabaster, Waterlex
  • Douglas Cripe, GEO Secretariat
  • Argyro Kavvada, NASA, EO4SDGs
  • Frank Muller-Karger, University of South Florida, MBON/GEOBON
  • Gabrielle Canonico, NOAA, MBON/GEOBON
  • Rene Garello, OES/IEEE
  • Alan Evans, International and Strategic Partnerships Office, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  • Martin LeTissier, Shona Paterson, FutureEarthCoasts

Local Organizing Committee

  • Hon. Saboto Caesar (Chair)
  • Jai Rampersad
  • Hans-Peter Plag
  • TBD

This workshop is sponsored by:

under grant 80NSSC17K0241