COHSOD

  • Photo of Statement 28th Special COHSOD 12th May 2021

    Statement 28th Special COHSOD 12th May 2021

    The Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Council of Human and Social Development (COHSOD) met in Special session on Tuesday 12 May to examine concerns related to the administration of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Exams for 2021. The concerns arose out of recommendations made to CXC at a meeting of the COHSOD in March 2021.    COHSOD, in noting that the authority…

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  • Photo of Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    In recognition of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the education sector, candidates registered for CAPE®, CSEC® and CCLSC®  will sit these Exams during the period June/July 2021. Ministries of Education will receive the results in the last week of September. CARICOM Ministers of Education reached those and other critical agreements for the Administration of the 2021 CAPE…

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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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  • OPENING REMARKS BY DR. EDWARD GREENE, ASST. SECRETARY-GENERAL, HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM), TO THE TENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (COHSOD) ON HEALTH, THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, 28 APRIL 2004, TOBAGO

    It is my pleasure to welcome you all on behalf of the Directorate of Human and Social Development and indeed the entire CARICOM Secretariat. I wish in particular to thank you Minister and your staff at the Ministry of Health for making the arrangements for hosting this meeting. I also wish to express great pleasure that The Hon. Orville London…

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  • CARICOM INVITATIONAL GAMES SET FOR TRINIDAD 2009

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) The Thirteenth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has adopted a recommendation by the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) for the quadrennial staging of what will be known as The CARICOM Invitational Games. The first games are set for 2009 after the Olympics in Trinidad…

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  • CARICOM SETS FRAMEWORK FOR ROLE OF EDUCATION IN HIV/AIDS RESPONSE

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) A Special Meeting of the CARICOM Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on 9-10 June 2006 agreed on a framework of action for a more positive role of the national and regional educational sectors in HIV and AIDS response. The meeting, which also included representatives…

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  • COMMUNITY COUNCIL PLANS FOR CARICOM SUMMIT

      (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Eighteenth Meeting of the Caribbean Community Council of Ministers will take place on Friday 19 May in Georgetown, Guyana. The Council is expected to consider the agenda and arrangements for the Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM slated for 3-6 July in St Kitts and Nevis. The…

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  • BRAZIL TO SUPPLY OECS MEMBER COUNTRIES WITH ANTI-RETROVIRAL DRUGS

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Persons living with HIV/AIDS in Member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will soon benefit from the supply of anti-retroviral drugs which is being provided by Brazil for the next five years. Prime Minister, the Hon Dr. Denzil Douglas, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) lead Prime Minister with responsibility for Human Resources,…

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  • THIRTEENTH COHSOD RECOMMENDS STRATEGIES FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) The Thirteenth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), ended on Friday, 28 October with wide ranging recommendations for the development of the Region’s youth, particularly in light of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) scheduled to come on stream in January 2006. The COHSOD which focussed…

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  • COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE THIRTEENTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (COHSOD), 26-28 OCTOBER, 2005, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

    The Thirteenth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which focussed on Youth, Sports and Drugs, was convened at Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana on 26-28 October 2005 under the theme, “Youth in the CSME: Perspectives, Prospects and Challenges.” Hon. Reginald Farley, Minister of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Barbados chaired…

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