Antiguan Attorney-at-Law, Andrea A. Jacobs was nominated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the coordinator for the first ever Caribbean Environment and Climate Change Lawyers Network (CECCLN). Firstly, and as part of its mandate in the progressive development of international environmental law, UNEP through its Division of Environmental Law and Conventions has developed guidebooks on various aspects of climate change law, including on adaptation, and in conjunction with UNDP, for Low Emissions Climate Resilient Development Strategies (LECRDS). Secondly, the objectives of the CECCLN are to facilitate the integration of the legal dimension in environmental issues, including climate change; to strengthen the integration of the legal dimension in the work of the form of Ministers for Latin America and the Caribbean and, the strengthening of environment law dimensions in environmental and sustainable development …

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