Sub-regional Conference on the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

 (Castries - Saint-Lucia) 
From 27-03-2008   To   28-03-2008

    This Conference is a direct follow-up to the meeting held in Quito, Ecuador in November 2007. Ten participants from Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines take part in this event.

    The objectives are to:

    • enhance awareness in Barbados and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) of the importance of ratifying the Convention;
    • increase the countries’ capacity to deal with issues involved in the ratification process, and
    • develop an advocacy plan for promoting the ratification of the Convention in the Caribbean.

    • Start date - Local time: 2008-03-27 8:00 am
    • End date - Local time: 2008-03-28 8:00 am
    • Event Location  :  Castries, Saint-Lucia
    • Name of Contact 1  :  Kwame Boafo, UNESCO Kingston Office
    • E-mail address  :
    • Country  :  Saint-Lucia