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  • Photo of CDB, EU, CROSQ Enabling Greater Market Access

    CDB, EU, CROSQ Enabling Greater Market Access

    (Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) Export-oriented businesses in Barbados, Dominica, and St Kitts and Nevis will be offered globally standardised testing at domestic laboratories as early as next year, says Daniel Best, Director, Projects Department at the the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The Bank has partnered with the European Union (EU) and the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) to upgrade…

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  • Photo of Efforts being made to promote a results-oriented culture in the Region

    Efforts being made to promote a results-oriented culture in the Region

    Laying the Foundation for Better Results Through Monitoring and Evaluation:The Caribbean Community Secretariat and the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank Announce Partnership to Collaborate Around Better Policy Results (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – 21 January 2020) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group have agreed to…

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  • Photo of Call for submissions – CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub!

    Call for submissions – CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub!

    Share your research and experiences in renewable energy and energy efficiency with a regional audience. The CARICOM Energy Knowledge Hub is an information and knowledge management framework developed to ensure that appropriate, reliable and high-quality information is available and accessible within the region.The insight from your research, reports and project experiences may be of benefit to others. By submitting your papers…

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  • Photo of CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine
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    CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’ Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

    The Caribbean Public health Agency (CARPHA), with funding from the European Union (EU), has entered into an agreement with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to support Member States’ participation in the COVAX Facility. This will be done through assistance with the required down payment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which is the administrator of the COVAX Facility. The Facility…

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  • Photo of CARPHA Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response – VIDEO

    CARPHA Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response – VIDEO

    The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has released a video to highlight its frontline work in the Region’s fight against the COVID-19. The six-minute video titled: CARPHA – Leading the Caribbean’s COVID-19 Response, also includes testimonial on CARPHA’s role in its Member States, including from Heads of Government. CARPHA has been conducting COVID-19 laboratory tests for its Member States with…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Formulating Energy Security Strategy

    CARICOM Formulating Energy Security Strategy

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is moving to formulate an energy security strategy. To this end, a group is to be established to immediately begin working on the strategy, focusing on regional energy integration matters. Regional energy integration and security were among key matters around which there was significant agreement when CARICOM Minsters of Energy met during a special session of…

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  • Photo of Baseline Report for CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy to be launched Tuesday

    Baseline Report for CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy to be launched Tuesday

    The CARICOM Secretariat, in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank, will hold the  Virtual Launch of the CARICOM Baseline Report for Phase 1 of the C-HRD 2030 Strategy on Tuesday 6 October 2020. The report provides a snapshot of the region’s readiness to report on Key Performance Indicators for Phase One of the Regional Action Plan for implementation 2017-2021. It…

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    Advance Digital Transformation – Prime Minister Mitchell

    Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. The Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell, has called for regional leaders to adopt a new strategy towards achieving digital transformation. Sitting in Grenada, Prime Minister Mitchell was addressing the 23rd General Conference of Ministers of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) on Tuesday, 22 September 2020. Dr Mitchell is the Lead Head of Government in the CARICOM Quasi…

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  • Photo of Practitioners in Education to get Opportunity in Designing Authentic Assessment

    Practitioners in Education to get Opportunity in Designing Authentic Assessment

    Classroom teachers across the Basic Education Sector and Teacher Educators are being given an opportunity to design authentic assessment activities to meet the challenges and opportunities of online teaching and learning. The CARICOM Secretariat has organised a Designing Authentic Assessment  workshop for 1 October from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. ECT via Zoom.  The workshop will be facilitated by Dr Camile…

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  • Photo of Webinar on: Leveraging Digital Government and Spearheading Innovative Digital Solutions to address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Caribbean SIDS

    Webinar on: Leveraging Digital Government and Spearheading Innovative Digital Solutions to address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Caribbean SIDS

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges confronting Small Island Developing States (SIDS) resulting in a new array of issues, which could potentially inhibit the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SAMOA Pathway. The pandemic calls for unprecedented action. It requires more than ever innovative and collaborative measures by all countries and the global community to contain the spread…

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