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  • Photo of Launch of the Enhanced TVET Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda – Remarks by Mr Leo Titus Preville

    Launch of the Enhanced TVET Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda – Remarks by Mr Leo Titus Preville

    Remarks by Mr. Leo Titus Preville Programme Manager, CARICOM Single Market, CSME Unit at the Launch of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building “Enhanced Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda” Thursday, 07 April 2022, 10:00 A.M Salutation Hon. E. P Chet Greene, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade; Hon.…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM launches new classification tool

    CARIFORUM launches new classification tool

    Today, the CARIFORUM Directorate and the CARIFORUM Intellectual Property and Innovation Project – CarIPI, announce the launch of a new consultation tool, Caribbean TMclass, a regional interface of TMclass, the classification tool developed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and IP Offices of the EU Member states, and which is already being used by more than 80 IP…

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  • Photo of Statement of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM  on the Ex-Post Evaluation of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA

    Statement of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM on the Ex-Post Evaluation of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA

    The Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM wishes to put on record, the Region’s concerns with a number of ‘findings’ of the Study commissioned by the European Commission, the “Ex-post Evaluation of the EPA between the EU and its Member States and the CARIFORUM Member States”. As a region, we are particularly troubled that in spite of the detailed concerns raised…

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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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