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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat launches #IAMCARICOM Campaign

    CARICOM Secretariat launches #IAMCARICOM Campaign

    On the margins of the Tenth Meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Committee of Ambassadors held in Guyana, on Thursday, 21 November 2019, the CARICOM Secretariat launched the ‘I AM CARICOM’ Communications Campaign. The multi-media campaign is designed to improve the visibility of CARICOM, promote the CARICOM identity, increase citizens’ engagement with the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and…

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  • Photo of More than 170 countries worldwide get set to promote tech studies to girls and women on ‘Girls in ICT Day’

    More than 170 countries worldwide get set to promote tech studies to girls and women on ‘Girls in ICT Day’

    Digital skills give an advantage in a competitive job market, provide a higher salary and enhance career mobility for girls and women in increasingly digital societies ​Geneva 24 April 2019 — Tomorrow, 25 April, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the global technology community and an expected 170+ countries will celebrate ‘Girls in ICT Day’, an international day observed by the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat, partners, celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2019 via Online Campaign

    CARICOM Secretariat, partners, celebrate Girls in ICT Day 2019 via Online Campaign

    Tomorrow, on International Girls in ICT Day, the CARICOM Secretariat will embark on an online celebration of girls and young women in ICT and will use the opportunity to launch the programme for 2019-2020. International Girls in ICT Day, an initiative backed by all ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Dubai, 2018), aims to encourage and empower…

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  • Photo of CARICOM signs on to Mechanism of Montevideo following talks in Uruguay on situation in Venezuela

    CARICOM signs on to Mechanism of Montevideo following talks in Uruguay on situation in Venezuela

    The governments of Mexico, Uruguay and CARICOM, in response to the call of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, agree that the most appropriate way to address the complex situation that prevails in Venezuela is through dialogue for a negotiation, from a position of respect for International Law and Human Rights. The historical stance of our countries…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led Conference on the Situation in Venezuela to be held Thursday in Montevideo

    CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led Conference on the Situation in Venezuela to be held Thursday in Montevideo

    OPM St. Kitts-Nevis – The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his delegation touched down on Tuesday in Montevideo, Uruguay, where a CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led conference on the situation in Venezuela is set to take place Wednesday, 6 February. This afternoon, the Uruguayan Foreign…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    CARIFORUM Capacity Building Intervention starts:  Youth investment, policies and prevention programmes, partnerships emphasised

    The importance of investing in youth, including treatment and rehabilitation for those who are using and addicted to alcohol and other drugs, was underscored at the Official Opening of the Regional Adolescent Training Workshops on 4 February 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago. To this end, partnerships, relevant policies and adolescents’ prevention programmes, among others, were emphasised by speakers who represented…

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  • Photo of After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    After record Sargassum influx, CRFM initiates fact-finding study in CARICOM States

    The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has initiated a regional fact-finding study to document the record-breaking influx of Sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean Sea in 2018, and the impacts this phenomenon has been having on countries in the region since 2011. The fact-finding survey is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), that has coordinated official development assistance from…

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  • Photo of One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    A new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORS and OCTs is closer to being completed following a consultation that was held in Barbados over the past few days.   The forum, which is facilitating the establishment of the framework that is expected to improve coordination and collaboration among CARIFORUM and the overseas territories, has met its objectives, according to some…

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  • Photo of Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    Visit of Delegation of CARICOM Member States to the UN Secretary-General

    On Monday, 28 January 2019 a delegation of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), comprising Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris, Chairman of CARICOM, the Hon. Mia Mottley and Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Ministers of St. Kitts and Nevis, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, respectively, and the Hon. Peter David,  Foreign Minister of Grenada, H.E. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General, as well…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Delegation to meet UN Secretary-General on crisis in Venezuela

    CARICOM Delegation to meet UN Secretary-General on crisis in Venezuela

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis leads a delegation from the Community to meet with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General His Excellency Antonio Guterres on Monday morning to discuss the crisis in Venezuela. The meeting will take place at UN Headquarters, New York USA. Prime Minister Harris will be…

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