Christopher Corbin

Coordinator, UNEP, Cartagena Convention Secretariat

Christopher Corbin

Coordinator, UNEP, Cartagena Convention Secretariat

Biography

Christopher Corbin is the Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Cartagena Convention Secretariat based in Kingston, Jamaica. He assumed these duties as of 2022.

Chris has been with UNEP since 2004 as the Programme Manager for its Assessment and Management of Environmental Pollution (AMEP) Sub-Programme. Chris facilitated the development of and co-authored the region’s first Regional Marine Litter Action Plan and Regional Marine Litter Strategy as well as the first State of Convention Area Report on Marine Pollution.

Mr. Corbin, a Saint Lucian national, has over 30 years of national and regional programme and project management experience and has been involved in several intergovernmental processes and discussions for improving oceans governance, solid waste and water resources management in the Wider Caribbean Region. Ongoing and new projects which he oversees include promoting the use of circular economy approaches for the management of wastewater and solid waste including plastics.

All session by Christopher Corbin

General Session I: Planet

10:30 - 11:45
Radisson Grenada