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  • Photo of JOINT COMMUNIQUE: First Meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee

    JOINT COMMUNIQUE: First Meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee

    The first meeting of the CARIFORUM – United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement’s (EPA) Trade and Development Committee took place via videoconference on 7 October 2021. The meeting, chaired by CARIFORUM, was attended by representatives from Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Belize; The Commonwealth of the Bahamas; The Commonwealth of Dominica; The Dominican Republic; Grenada; The Republic of Guyana; Haiti, Jamaica; Saint…

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  • Photo of EU/PAHO/CARIFORUM Climate & Health Project Builds Capacity with Health Co-Benefits Training

    EU/PAHO/CARIFORUM Climate & Health Project Builds Capacity with Health Co-Benefits Training

    Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 June 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – During a recently held European Union (EU), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), [1]CARIFORUM Health Co-Benefits webinar, representatives from 16 CARIFORUM countries, South America, North America and Europe, received an introduction to four WHO/PAHO tools to support the generation of evidence around the immediate health benefits from climate mitigation. The more common mitigation strategies…

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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 CARIFORUM DG urges training participants to use what they have learnt in their jobs

    CARIFORUM DG urges training participants to use what they have learnt in their jobs

    Director General of CARIFORUM Mr. Percival Marie has urged participants on a training course that was conducted for implementers of EDF funded projects to utilize the training they have received in their everyday jobs. Mr. Marie was speaking at the closing ceremony of a 10-day training programme for projects funded by the European Development Fund . The programme concluded on Wednesday, October 9, 2018,…

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  • Photo of No need to fear Brexit – UK diplomat assures

    No need to fear Brexit – UK diplomat assures

    The United Kingdom’s (UK) top envoy in the Eastern Caribbean is assuring that the UK’s relationship with the region will not be adversely affected by its pending exit from the European Union (EU). In fact, British High Commissioner Janet Douglas said a trade deal was currently being worked on which is similar to that which currently exists. The UK has…

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  • CARIFORUM and EU reaffirm commitment to trade and development partnership

    CARIFORUM and European Union (EU) trade officials held a one-day meeting in Grenada on Thursday 21 November, at which they reaffirmed the two regions' commitment to their close trade and development partnership. The two sides discussed progress made so far in putting the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) into practice. The EPA aims to promote trade and investment, underpin regional…

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  • Ensure projects agreed upon, adress challenges of Member States – Secretary General urges CARIFORUM Ministers

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, on Thursday urged CARIFORUM Ministers to ensure projects agreed upon address challenges faced by Member States. He was speaking during the Twenty-first Meeting of the CARIFORUM Council of Ministers held in Grenada on October…

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  • CARIFORUM Platform to be Strengthened, says New DG

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    Mr. Percival Marie, a national of the Commonwealth of Dominica, assumes office on August 1 as Director-General of the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States (CARIFORUM) Directorate in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat. He replaces Mr. Ivan Ogando Lora. Mr. Marie who has been appointed for a period of three years…

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  • EPA and CSME Standby Facilities launched

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) (The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Standby Facility represents a new paradigm for collaboration between Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) States and the European Union (EU), as does the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and Economy (CSME) Standby Facility with respect to collaboration between CARICOM States and the EU. The Director-General…

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