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  • Photo of CARICOM’S ROLE CRUCIAL IN SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OCEANS

    CARICOM’S ROLE CRUCIAL IN SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OCEANS

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), has been an active participant in the negotiations for the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) Agreement, a global Treaty approved by the United Nations General Assembly in June 2023. This Treaty focuses on the sustainable use and management of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdictions. CARICOM worked with other States and civil society organisations to achieve a…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Mr. Joseph Cox, CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, on the Occasion of the Launch of the 18th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

    Remarks by Mr. Joseph Cox, CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, on the Occasion of the Launch of the 18th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

    ‘Climate Smart Agriculture for a Sustainable Future’ is not just our theme; it is our mission. It encapsulates our dedication to creating a resilient agricultural sector that can withstand the vagaries of climate change while providing for our people. It is about building a future where our actions today foster a legacy of abundance and sustainability for generations to come.‘…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Dr. Armstrong Alexis, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, on the Occasion of the Launch of the 18th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

    Remarks by Dr. Armstrong Alexis, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, on the Occasion of the Launch of the 18th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

    “Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2024 will be a pivotal event for agriculture stakeholders and an opportunity to forge partnerships, share knowledge and commit to actions that will safeguard our Region’s agriculture production, and at the same time protect our precious natural resources. I am hopeful, that the events staged for CWA 2024 will provide stakeholders with an ideal opportunity to…

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  • Photo of Special COTED Meeting Discusses Transportation Matters

    Special COTED Meeting Discusses Transportation Matters

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ministers with responsibility for Transportation, met on Thursday, 6 June for a special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development that dealt with transportation matters. Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Lead for Transportation in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet, chaired the half-day, virtual meeting that saw the participation of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Team Holds Talks with UNFCCC Executive Secretary

    CARICOM Team Holds Talks with UNFCCC Executive Secretary

    The practical ways that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat can support the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in its preparations for COP 29 was a key topic when a CARICOM team held talks with the UNFCCC. The discussions on Monday 27 May, were held during the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States in Antigua and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG attends high-level breakfast hosted by UNGA President

    CARICOM SG attends high-level breakfast hosted by UNGA President

    Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, on Tuesday 28 May, attended a high-level breakfast hosted by His Excellency Dennis Francis, President of the United Nations General Assembly President (UNGA). Discussions at the event focused on sea level rise. The event was held on the margins of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) Conference in Antigua and Barbuda. Here are…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Statement on the Designation of a Prime Minister in Haiti

    CARICOM Statement on the Designation of a Prime Minister in Haiti

    The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcome the news of the designation of a Transitional Prime Minister in Haiti. The unanimous election of Dr. Garry Conille by the Transitional Presidential Council (TPC), following a selection process with nominations from several stakeholder sectors, is another important step forward on the path to free and fair elections and the…

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  • Photo of COMMUNIQUÉ issued at the conclusion of the 27th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Roseau, Dominica, 23-24 May 2024

    COMMUNIQUÉ issued at the conclusion of the 27th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Roseau, Dominica, 23-24 May 2024

    The Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held in Roseau, Dominica from 23-24 May 2024, under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Dr. Vince Henderson, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business, Trade and Energy of the Commonwealth of Dominica. The COFCOR was attended by the Honourable Frederick Mitchell, Minister of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General continues bilateral engagements in Antigua and Barbuda

    CARICOM Secretary-General continues bilateral engagements in Antigua and Barbuda

    Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, on Tuesday continued rounds of bilateral meetings in Antigua and Barbuda that focused on support to CARICOM, sustainable development, climate change and foreign policy matters. The Secretary-General engaged in talks with Norway, Romania, and Japan on the margins of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) in Antigua and Barbuda.  CARICOM Secretary-General,…

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  • Photo of Remarks by Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the Plenary Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States

    Remarks by Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the Plenary Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States

    As CARICOM, and all SIDS, continue to bear the brunt of global climate change – climate change that we do not cause – we are alarmed by the apparent drawback by some in the international community from the ambition necessary to limit increases in global temperature to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. Mr. President,                 The 15 Member States and five…

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