Hon. Dr. Irving McIntyre
Mr. Lloyd Pascal
|Basel Convention||In effect since 3rd August, 1998|
|Convention on Biological Diversity||Ratified 5th July, 1994|
|Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety||Ratified 13th July 2004|
|Cartagena Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment||Ratified 7th September 1990|
|International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage||Acceded August 2001|
To advise government on the development of coherent environmental policies.
To promote interest, and encourage public participation in environmental matters through public awareness activities.
To serve as the government agency with responsibility for the dissemination of information on the environment.
To undertake basic research and coordinate studies on the impacts of development projects on the environment.
To liaise with other government and private sector agencies on issues thatimpact on the environment.
To serve as the focal point for regional and international agreements on environmental issues, and monitor and report on Dominica’s compliance with the articles and decisions of the Environmental Conventions.