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Jamaica Institute

of Environmental

Professionals

The Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals (JIEP), formed in 2000, is a professional association of qualified persons who work in the environmental field. Members include scientists, engineers, consultants, social scientists, lawyers, educators and economists.  Learn more...
   
Bokkle Party

JIEP Bokkle Party

Dear JIEP Members,

Please join us to celebrate a successful 2013 and to welcome a new year at the JIEP "Bokkle" Party #5 on Saturday January 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM. Bring a bottle of your drink of choice and a game you wish to play.

Click here for more details.

   
JIEP Speaker's Forum

The JIEP Speakers Forum:

Members and the wider public were invited to the final Speaker's Forum for 2013. This was held on Thursday December 12, 2013, 6 pm, at the Medallion Hall Hotel, Kingston.

Our panel of presenters discussed best environmental assessment practices and considerations relevant to the proposed Logistics Hub.

   
Apr. 2013

Check out the latest issue of the Environmental Professional's Quarterly

Our latest newsletter on the activities and membership of the JIEP as well as the environmental profession on a whole in Jamaica.  Click here for more...

   
Mr. Learie Miller

JIEP Spotlight

This is our quarterly member-feature where we will focus briefly on the life and work of one of our members who have made significant contributions to environmental research and policy in Jamaica.

For this quarter our spotlight is on Mr. Learie Miller: one of the few Jamaicans who has professional designations in both land-use planning and the environmental fields, Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP), Registered Professional Planner (RPP), and Canadian Certified Environmental Professional (EP).  Read on...

   
Renewal Notice

Membership Renewal Fees:

The JIEP would like to remind all its members that since January 1, 2014 all membership subscriptions are now due.  New applicants who were processed in the last quarter of 2013 (i.e. October - December 2013) and have paid all relevant fees will be exempt from this year's tariff.  Invoices will be sent out shortly highlighting owed amounts.  

For a breakdown of our fee structure please visit our membership page, here. For current methods of payment; click here.

   
JIEP Speaker's Forum - Barry Wade

JIEP Speaker's Forum:

The Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals had a Public Forum to discuss the following critical topic: "LANDLESSNESS, SQUATTING AND ENVIRONMENTAL REFUGEES IN JAMAICA: A ROLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS".  Click here for more information and presentation material...

Click here to answer a short questionnaire on this event...

   
Conference proceedings

Conference Presentations from the JIEP Fifth Biennial Conference on the Environment

The success of this year's conference could not have been possible without the several highly relevant, thought provoking and socio-environmentally poignant presentations that were made over the two-day knowledge-fest.  Click here to view them...

   
Professional Certification

Professional Certification for Members of JIEP

Following on one of JIEP’s mandates for continued professional development of its members, the JIEP held a series of meetings with members in 2006 to determine their needs and requirements in this area. Other professional organizations such the Geological Society that had experience with professional certification were invited to share their experiences.  More...