Sustainable development

Foreign Policy and Community Relations

  • Photo of ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES BENEFITING FROM SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

    ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES BENEFITING FROM SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

    Member countries of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are currently receiving additional technical support to complement their on-going initiatives toward establishing a clearer path to a more sustainable energy future. Such technical support has been made possible through grant funding in excess of US $1.5 million provided by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the Secretariat to…

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  • BARBADOS HOSTS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Stakeholders in the field of renewable energy and sustainable development are meeting in Barbados from Wednesday 9 May to explore and exchange ideas on how solar energy and solar thermal systems could be utilised more efficiently in the Region. Jointly coordinated by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Caribbean Solar Energy Society (CSES)…

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  • ADAPT FOREIGN POLICY COORDINATING TO CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) foreign policy coordination in a constantly changing international climate was the common thread running through the addresses at the Fifteenth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) in Paramaribo, Suriname, Thursday 3 May 2012. The two-day meeting was preceded by a formal opening ceremony that was addressed…

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  • PEOPLE AT THE HEART OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: CARICOM ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS

    (Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The region’s sustainable development rests heavily on its human capital. This is the consensus of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers and other officials at the 39th Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on the Environment and Sustainable Development. The meeting which opened in Georgetown, Guyana on Friday, was mandated…

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  • CARICOM ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS MEET TO TACKLE RIO+20 AGENDA

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The 39th Special meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), slated for Georgetown, Guyana on Friday, will provide the last ministerial platform for environment and sustainable development ministers to frame a regional strategic approach for the upcoming Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Set for the Rio de Janeiro on…

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  • PANCAP MEETS UNDER THE THEME ENHANCING COUNTRY OWNERSHIP AND SUSTAINABILITY

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) More than 120 representatives of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), including one Head of Government and several ministers, will meet for the Partnership’s Eleventh Annual General Meeting on 18 November 2011, in The Bahamas. The venue of the meeting is the British Colonial Hilton, Nassau. A key highlight of this…

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  • Saint Lucia to Inaugurate and Chair CARICOM Task Force on Sustainable Development

    The island's Minister for Sustainable Development, Hon. Dr. James Fletcher will chair the high-level meeting. The Government of Saint Lucia, on Thursday 19th June 2014, will host the first meeting of a High-Level CARICOM Task Force on Sustainable Development in the Conference Room of the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting.  Saint Lucia’s Minister for Public Service, Sustainable Development,…

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  • CARICOM SECRETARY-GENERAL (AG) CALLS FOR PLEDGES TO HAITI TO BE HONOURED

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) “The world’s pledged generosity to Haiti has little value until and unless it translates into improved conditions for the people of that country.” This is the view of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Acting Secretary-General as she received, on Thursday, Letters of Credence from the Plenipotentiary Representative  of Italy to CARICOM, His Excellency Paolo Serpi,…

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  • GREATER SUPPORT NEEDED FROM MINUSTAH IN HAITI’S RECOVERY, PJ PATTERSON

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Special Representative of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government on Haiti, the Most Honourable Percival Patterson, on Wednesday, impressed upon the United Nations Security Council the need to expand the focus of the its stabilisation mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH to giving greater support to the reconstruction program of that earthquake ravaged country. Mr Patterson…

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  • TAKE OPPORTUNITIES IN HAITI – PATTERSON CHALLENGES CARICOM INVESTORS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Investments and Capital Markets Conference in Jamaica on Wednesday was visionary and timely as participants had the opportunity to infuse new impetus into the 1989 Grande Anse decision to create a Regional Capital Market, the Most Hon. Percival J. Patterson, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Special Representative to Haiti said. At Grand Anse, Grenada, Heads…

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