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  • Photo of VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE CARICOM DIGITAL SKILLS TASK FORCE

    VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE CARICOM DIGITAL SKILLS TASK FORCE

    Wednesday, 15 September 20219:30am – 10:30 am InterludeCARICOM Song OPENING SESSION WelcomeChair: Ms. Jennifer BrittonDeputy Programme ManagerICT for Development, CARICOM Secretariat Opening RemarksDr. Carla BarnettSecretary General, CARICOM International and Regional Perspectives on Digital Skills Dr. Susan TeltscherHead, Capacity & Digital Skills DevelopmentInternational Telecommunications Union (ITU) Ms. Karine SonigoDigitalization SpecialistInternational Labour Organization (ILO) Mr. Wayne ChenPresidentCaribbean Employers’ Confederation Creative Performance Master Christin…

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  • Photo of ‘Today we are committing to forge a new more permanent alliance’ – CARICOM Secretary-General #AfricaCARICOMSummit

    ‘Today we are committing to forge a new more permanent alliance’ – CARICOM Secretary-General #AfricaCARICOMSummit

    REMARKS BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) HER EXCELLENCY CARLA BARNETT, PhD, CBE on THE occasion OF THE FIRST AFRICA-CARICOM SUMMIT , 7 SEPTEMBER 2021 CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett Chairman, Your Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya; Other Excellencies Heads of State and Government. The cycle of history has brought us together again. Centuries…

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  • Photo of First CARICOM-Africa Summit to be held 7 September

    First CARICOM-Africa Summit to be held 7 September

    History will be made on 7 September 2021, when the inaugural CARICOM-Africa Summit is held. Kenya will host the virtual event under the theme ‘Unity Across Continents and Oceans: Opportunities for Deepening Integration’. His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, will chair the Summit. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta will chair the Summit Plans for Kenya to host a CARICOM and…

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  • Photo of Statement from Bureau Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

    Statement from Bureau Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

    The Bureau of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Special Session on Friday 27 August 2021 to discuss the political and humanitarian situation in Haiti. The meeting was presided over by the Chair of Conference the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and included the other two members of the Bureau: Belize, represented…

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  • Photo of SG commits to building a strong partnership with Youths, in first public engagement

    SG commits to building a strong partnership with Youths, in first public engagement

    New CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett’s first public appearance since her Installation has been with the Region’s Youth. Dr Barnett presented remarks at the Opening Ceremony of a CARICOM Youth Ambassadors’ Orientation Programme on Thursday 26 August 2021. See her full remarks below: Representatives of International Organisations;Members of the Diplomatic Corps;Directors of Youth of CARICOM Member States;Members of the Executive…

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  • Photo of ‘I am here to serve’ – CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett

    ‘I am here to serve’ – CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett

    Address by Dr. Carla Barnett on the occasion of her installation as Eighth Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community It is with great pride and a deep sense of humility that I take this seat as the 8th Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community today. Let me express my appreciation to you, Mr. Chairman, and your colleague Heads of Government for the trust…

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  • Photo of New CARICOM Secretary-General takes up office on Monday

    New CARICOM Secretary-General takes up office on Monday

    An Installation Ceremony for the new Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Carla Barnett, will be held on Monday 16 August 2021, from 10:00 a.m. ECT. The Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Hon Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda, will welcome the new Secretary-General and bring greetings from the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government. Dr Barnett will address…

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  • Photo of The US Government donates 5.5 Million Pfizer Vaccines to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

    The US Government donates 5.5 Million Pfizer Vaccines to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

    The US Government has generously gifted the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with 5.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccines.  This is the culmination of efforts initiated by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, who as Chair of CARICOM, wrote to President Joseph Biden of the United States earlier this year requesting a supply of vaccines for…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    Caribbean Community Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The Government of Japan is supporting Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with harmonising national teaching standards with those articulated in the CARICOM Standards for Teachers, Educational Leaders, and Teacher Educators. More than 150 stakeholders participated in three, one-day orientation workshops for the Development of National Standards for the Teaching Profession…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    STATEMENT by Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise

    The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in a Special Emergency Session on Wednesday, 7 July, in the wake of the assassination of the President of Haiti. The Heads of Government are shocked and saddened by the assassination of a member of the CARICOM family, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, during the early hours of 7 July 2021.…

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