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CARICOM Bureau holds meeting


Posted in: Press Releases | 26 May 2017 | 124

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    CARICOM Chairman, President Granger of Guyana  hosting a meeting of the Bureau of the Conference, via video conference, from the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, Friday.

    The Bureau is a Sub-Committee of the Conference of Heads of Government, comprising the Incoming, Incumbent and Outgoing Chairpersons of the Conference, identified in accordance with the approved Rotation Schedule for the Chairmanship of the Conference.

    Its principal responsibilities include:

    Initiating proposals for development and approval by the Ministerial Councils;
    Updating the consensus of Member States on issues determined by the Conference. That is,undertaking the necessary preparatory consultations among Member States and other stakeholders to assist Heads of Government in arriving at decisions;
    Facilitating implementation of Community decisions, both at the regional and local levels, in an expeditious and informed manner; and
    Providing guidance to the Secretariat on policy issues.

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