Saint Lucia

Status on Key Actions

PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 4 - Activity completed 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 4 - Activity completed 2
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 4 - Activity completed 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1

Priority Actions

2012 - 2020

Maintain the Diversity of Ecosystem, Species and Genes
2012 - 2020
Maintain and enhance the natural productivity of ecosystmes and ecological processes
2012 - 2020
Optimize the Contribution of Natural and Environmental Resources to the Production and Trade of Economic Goods and Services
2012 - 2020
Optimise the contribution of natural and environmental resources to social and cultural development
2012 - 2020
Prevent and Mitigate the Negative Impact of Climate Change and Natural Disaster
2012 - 2020
maintain and enhance the contribution of the environment to human health
2012 - 2020
fulfill regional and itnernational responsibilities
2012 - 2020

GEF Projects

St. Lucia is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 16 countries : Antigua And Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts And Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Support to GEF Eligible Parties (LDCs & SIDs) for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD - Phase II Biodiversity 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 6,118,200 USD 5,083,637 USD
Umbrella Programme for National Communication to the UNFCCC Climate Change 2011-11-09 CEO Endorsed 11,330,000 USD 2,013,500 USD
Testing a Prototype Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (CReW) International Waters 2008-11-13 CEO Endorsed 20,380,000 USD 251,500,000 USD
Sustainable Management of the Shared Marine Resources of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) and Adjacent Regions International Waters 2007-11-16 Under Implementation 7,798,836 USD 48,300,000 USD
Building Wider Public and Private Constituences for the GEF in Latin America and the Caribbean: Regional Promotion of Global Environment Protection through the Electronic Media Multi Focal Area 2001-07-11 2004-07-01 Project Closure 998,062 USD 959,132 USD
Integrating Watershed and Coastal Area Management (IWCAM) in the Small Island Developing States of the Caribbean International Waters 2004-05-21 2011-07-01 Under Implementation 13,990,841 USD 98,269,493 USD
Ship-Generated Waste Management International Waters 1992-12-01 2003-06-30 Project Closure 13,018,000 USD 38,000,000 USD
Enabling Activity for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for St. Lucia POPs 2003-07-08 2006-12-31 Project Closure 399,900 USD 107,100 USD
Climate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas) Climate Change 2002-06-06 CEO Approved 100,000 USD 0
Assessement of Capacity-building Needs for Biodiversity, Participation in CHM and Preparation of Second National Report Biodiversity 2001-02-22 2003-12-31 Project Closure 280,400 USD 110,000 USD
Sustainable Financing and Management of Eastern Caribbean Marine Ecosystems Biodiversity 2009-06-24 CEO Endorsed 9,000,000 USD 14,800,000 USD
Building Capacity for Conducting Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments in the Caribbean Region Climate Change 1999-12-23 CEO Approved 117,744 USD 0
Implementing Integrated Land Water and Wastewater Management in Caribbean SIDS Multi Focal Area 2012-06-07 Council Approved 20,448,598 USD 118,006,108 USD
Mitigating the Threats of Invasive Alien Species in the Insular Caribbean Biodiversity 2008-02-22 CEO Endorsed 2,799,887 USD 3,084,247 USD
Implementation of Pilot Adaptation Measures in coastal areas of Dominica, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines Climate Change 2006-03-31 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 2,400,000 USD 4,000,000 USD
Caribbean Renewable Energy Development Programme Climate Change 2000-07-01 2009-12-31 Project Completion 4,776,000 USD 12,450,000 USD
OECS Protected Areas and Associated Sustainable Livelihoods Biodiversity 2004-03-22 2011-07-31 Under Implementation 3,924,000 USD 3,871,000 USD
Caribbean: Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Climate Change 2001-12-07 2009-03-30 Project Closure 5,345,000 USD 4,300,000 USD
Caribbean Planning for Adaptation to Global Climate Change (CARICOM) Climate Change 1995-05-04 2002-11-29 Project Closure 6,825,000 USD 0
National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management Multi Focal Area 2004-04-12 2006-10-31 Project Closure 190,000 USD 79,000 USD
National Biodiversity Strategies, Action Plan, and the First National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity and Participation in the Pilot Phase of the CHM Biodiversity 1998-02-03 2005-12-31 Project Closure 169,600 USD 0 USD
Enabling St. Lucia to Prepare its First National Communication in Response to its Commitments to UNFCCC Climate Change 1997-08-06 IA Approved 169,900 USD 0

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
System-level Expression of Interest for independent member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) 03 05 2010 Partially Funded $11,746,500 USD $6,703,500.00
My Island My Community: A Public Awareness and Behaviour Change Program for Climate Change for the OECS 22 02 2010 Not Funded $1,500,000 USD $0.00

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  • United Nations Environment Programme