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Enhancing beaches

Sandwatch project:
Community-based responses to beach management:
  • Regional Caribbean workshop on coastal erosion held in Cuba, Feb '04
  • Empowering communities about beach management in Flic and Flac, and Le Morne, Mauritius, Oct '06
  • Controlling beach access, Seychelles, Nov '03
Island to island exchange of wise practices for beach management:
  • Cuba and San Andres Archipelago, Feb '05
Adopt a beach programme:
  • San Andres Archipelago, '04
Monitoring beaches:
  • San Andres Archipelago, island-wide beach monitoring, May '04, Jun '06
  • Seychelles, involving hotels in beach monitoring, Jul '03
Promoting understanding of coastal vegetation and coral reefs:
  • Poster (produced by Bluepeace), Maldives, Jun '06
Beach clean-ups and related activities:
  • Dominica, local beach clean-up and related activity, '03-'04
  • St. Kitts and Nevis, international coastal clean-up and Back Chat group, Sep '04
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines, international coastal clean-ups, Jul '03, Sep '04, Jun '06;
  • Cook Islands - video clip on keeping beaches clean in Mitiaro, Apr '04
Internet discussions on the Small Islands Voice Global Internet Forum

To get involved, contact :


Coastal Regions and Small Islands Platform
UNESCO, Paris, France
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08

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