Youth Development

  • Grenada implements CEBO with support from CARICOM Spain Initiative

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The first Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity Workshop (CEBO) workshop being implemented with funding from the CARICOM-Spain Citizen Security Initiative is currently underway in Grenada. CEBO is a tool to engage, inspire and create entrepreneurial interest and action among young CARICOM nationals in and out of school and from all walks of life.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat celebrates girls in ICT with interactive session, exhibit

    CARICOM Secretariat celebrates girls in ICT with interactive session, exhibit

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     An interactive session, hosted by the CARICOM Secretariat to commemorate Girls in ICT Day, opened this morning at the Secretariat’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. The Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan in her remarks to the gathering noted that observance of the day at the Secretariat showed continued solidarity with the…

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  • Opening Remarks by Deputy Secretary General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, Phd at The Workshop to Mark ‘Girls in ICT Day 2014 CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters 24 April 2014

    It is an honour and a pleasure for me to welcome you today – both to the Secretariat and to the first Secretariat observance of Girls in ICT day. In observing this day with you – we show continued solidarity with the  United Nations and the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU’s) call for action to empower women and girls to meet…

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  • Celebrating girls in ICT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)      Girls in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are preparing to join their counterparts worldwide on Thursday 24 April, to call attention to the opportunities available to them in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). On Thursday, International Girls in ICT Day will be observed under the theme Expanding Horizons And Changing Attitudes. The…

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  • Photo of Young People Urged to Take Up Reparation Struggle

    Young People Urged to Take Up Reparation Struggle

    Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles, has charged young people across the Caribbean to take up the reparation struggle and carry on the conversation until the region has received justice. “This subject is going to go forward and we are going to have justice only when young people step up and play their role,” Professor Beckles said.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

    CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Sonia Boddie, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Youth Ambassador for the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, was a part of the youth contingent selected from across the region, to participate in the Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and Aids (PANCAP) Caribbean Consultation on Justice for All and Human Rights Agenda, convened under the theme “Advancing Justice for ALL…

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  • Photo of CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

    CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Sonia Boddie, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Youth Ambassador for the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, was a part of the youth contingent selected from across the region, to participate in the Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and Aids (PANCAP) Caribbean Consultation on Justice for All and Human Rights Agenda, convened under the theme “Advancing Justice for ALL…

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  • Photo of Linden girls learn more about ICT

    Linden girls learn more about ICT

    – as NFMU hosts Tech Day Camp                                   International Girls in ICT Day is an initiative backed by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member states to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). On Wednesday, the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) held a Tech…

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  • Youth Involvement in ICT is Key to Regional Integration

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) acknowledges the key roles of both young people and ICT play in the regional integration movement that aims to enhance the standards of living and work across the region. In 2006, at the Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government the Conference mandated the establishment of a CARICOM Commission on Youth Development (CCYD) which was…

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  • Photo of CEBO continues with Training of Trainers Workshop in Trinidad and Tobago

    CEBO continues with Training of Trainers Workshop in Trinidad and Tobago

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat led Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) programme continued with a training of trainers workshop in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday (7 April). The project which is being funded under the CARICOM- Spain Citizen Security project is intended to enhance the capacity for sustainable livelihoods among youth by…

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