Trinidad and Tobago

trinidadytobagoIn 2000, the National Earth Charter Committee was established in Trinidad and Tobago, through an initiative of the tropical Re-Leaf Foundation. The committee was composed of representatives from different organizations and from all major sectors: indigenous people groups, women, youth, farmers, the business community, and academia.

In 2011, the Cropper Foundation, in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Office for the Caribbean, organized a regional workshop for the Caribbean, on Education for Sustainable Development in Port of Spain, capital of Trinidad and Tobago. The ECI Secretariat was invited to present the Earth Charter in one of the plenary talks on good practices.