Youth Development

  • CARICOM Secretary General to host social media interaction with youth on Tuesday

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque will host a social media interaction with youth across CARICOM on Tuesday between 6:00 and 8:00pm. The main topic for discussion will be the CARICOM Youth Development Action Plan (CYDAP) which was developed to guide national policy, integrated planning and action regarding youth. The Action…

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    CARICOM USES ANIMATION TO HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST YOUTH CRIME AND VIOLENCE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Twenty Trinidadian youngsters learned how animation principles can be used to create animated stories about their life and how they perceive their future. Squash and stretch, anticipation and staging were among twelve basic principles of animation explained to the young participants at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Trinidad and Tobago during a one-day…

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  • Photo of CEBO initiative expected to continually benefit Guyanese youth

    CEBO initiative expected to continually benefit Guyanese youth

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Regional Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) now being introduced in Guyana is expected to be an initiative that will continually benefit Guyanese youth.  That’s the word from Director, Human Development at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Ms. Myrna Bernard on Monday during the opening of a CEBO training of trainers workshop…

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  • REMARKS BY AMBASSADOR COLIN GRANDERSON, ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) SECRETARIAT CLOSING CEREMONY CARIFESTA XI 25 AUGUST 2013, PARAMARIBO, SURINAME

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) It is a great pleasure and privilege for me to be here with all of you at the Closing Ceremony of the Eleventh Caribbean Festival of Arts and to deliver these brief remarks on behalf of the Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, H.E Mr. Irwin LaRocque.  This has been a very vibrant and…

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    Innovation is alive and well at CARIFESTA XI

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)  Two of the most innovative aspects of CARIFESTA were declared open on Monday in Paramaribo, Suriname with the Caribbean Market Place for the Arts and the Youth Village. President of Suriname, His Excellency Desire Bouterse, First Lady Ingrid Bouterse and Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, left their vehicles behind and…

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  • CARICOM YOUTH AMBASSADORS RETURN FROM INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM SELIGER 2013 IN RUSSIA

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Tamira Browne (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Patrice Harris (St. Kitts and Nevis) and Jamonn Roberts (Barbados) returned from the International Youth Forum Seliger 2013 held in Russia from the 21st – 28th July, 2013. The Forum had representation from 130 countries and mobilised 3000 participants. During the Forum, the Ambassadors…

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  • YOUTHS TWEET FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) United, cohesive, productive, enabling, progressive! That’s the kind of Community in which youth of the Region wish to live. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) youths took to the twittersphere on Sunday to share their views on the Community and their role in cementing regional integration. In the first CARICOM Twitter Relay held by the CARICOM Youth…

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  • CARICOM addresses youth gangs and violence

    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will be convening a Training Workshop on Implementation of Prevention Strategies and Actions to address Youth Gangs and Violence from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 February 2013. The workshop will be staged at the Grand Coastal Inn, Guyana with an Opening Ceremony at 9 a.m and is part of…

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  • CARICOM YOUTH DUB SOCIAL MEDIA INTERACTION A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) More than 9, 000 young people logged on to new media platforms on Thursday afternoon, to participate in a two hour social media interaction with the CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. Dubbed Live with SG and hosted by the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors, the live social media interaction facilitated by Dominican based COMESEE TV in…

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    CARICOM Youth dub social media interaction a resounding success

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     More than 9, 000 young people logged on to new media platforms on Thursday afternoon, to participate in a two hour social media interaction with the CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. Dubbed Live with SG and hosted by the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors, the live social media interaction facilitated by Dominican based COMESEE TV in…

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