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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
114220
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-01-22 19:09 UTC (kim.downesagard@barbados.gov.bb)
Date of publication
2019-01-22 19:09 UTC (kim.downesagard@barbados.gov.bb)

General information
Country
  • Barbados
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification
Coordinates
Coordinates
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification
10th Floor,
Warrens Towers II
Warrens, St. Michael
Barbados, 12001
Phone:+1 246 535-4350
Fax:+1 246 535-4377
Email:kim.downesagard@barbados.gov.bb,daphne.kellman@barbados.gov.bb
Url:Biodiversity Conservation and Management
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Risk assessment and management
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
The Ministry of Environment and Drainage houses the National Focal Points for the CBD, CPB and BCH.  It also functions as the secretariat to the National Working Group on Biodiversity.  It is responsible for the administrative functions related to the Cartagena Protocol and the Biosafety Clearing House.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Animals
  • Plants
Additional contact information
Contact person
Ms Daphne Kellman
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment and National Beautification (MENB)
10th Floor, Warrens Towers II
Warrens, St. Michael
Barbados, 12001
Phone:+1 246 535-4350
Fax:+1 246 535-4377
Email:daphne.kellman@barbados.gov.bb