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  • Photo of Practitioners in Education to get Opportunity in Designing Authentic Assessment

    Practitioners in Education to get Opportunity in Designing Authentic Assessment

    Classroom teachers across the Basic Education Sector and Teacher Educators are being given an opportunity to design authentic assessment activities to meet the challenges and opportunities of online teaching and learning. The CARICOM Secretariat has organised a Designing Authentic Assessment  workshop for 1 October from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. ECT via Zoom.  The workshop will be facilitated by Dr Camile…

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  • Photo of Webinar on: Leveraging Digital Government and Spearheading Innovative Digital Solutions to address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Caribbean SIDS

    Webinar on: Leveraging Digital Government and Spearheading Innovative Digital Solutions to address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Caribbean SIDS

    The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges confronting Small Island Developing States (SIDS) resulting in a new array of issues, which could potentially inhibit the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SAMOA Pathway. The pandemic calls for unprecedented action. It requires more than ever innovative and collaborative measures by all countries and the global community to contain the spread…

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  • Photo of VIRTUAL SECURITY CONFERENCE 2020

    VIRTUAL SECURITY CONFERENCE 2020

    From 27 – 31 July 2020, CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) will host the first ever Virtual Security Conference in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), under the heading of ‘Securing Our Caribbean Community Within The Era Of Covid-19 and Beyond’. The crisis presented by coronavirus (COVID-19) is unprecedented in CARICOM. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Governments across…

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  • Photo of TAPSEC Hosts Free Virtual Training for Financial Institutions in Evaluating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Investments

    TAPSEC Hosts Free Virtual Training for Financial Institutions in Evaluating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Investments

    The Technical Assistance Programme for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (TAPSEC) is hosting a free two-day online training on “Evaluating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments in the Caribbean” from July 23-24, 2020. The training, hosted on Microsoft TEAMS, runs daily from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Aimed at enabling financial institutions with tools to boost renewable energy technology projects, the training…

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  • Photo of Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    Overview On July 15th each year, the UNESCO-UNEVOC celebrates and recognizes World Youth Skills Day (WYSD). World Youth Skills Day is used to recognize the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship, and to highlight the crucial role of skilled youth in addressing current and future global challenges. The rapid global technological advancement…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

    CARICOM Reparations Commission Steps up Advocacy for Reparatory Justice

    The CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) will convene a virtual media engagement on 6 July to update the media on recent developments in CARICOM‘s push for reparatory justice for the historical crimes of native genocide and African enslavement in the Caribbean region. The media engagement comes in the wake of recent public statements of “apology” and “regret” by some European states…

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  • 20th Special Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, July 3, 2020

    This Twentieth Special Meeting of CARICOM Heads will be held via video conference beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Caribbean time. Speeches and Remarks PM Gonsalves Praises CARICOM Achievements, says Challenges Must Strengthen Movement Remarks by the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, as outgoing Chair of CARICOM, during the 20th Special Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, July…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads of Government Meet on Friday – Handover of Chairmanship to feature

    CARICOM Heads of Government Meet on Friday – Handover of Chairmanship to feature

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government will hold a special conference on Friday, July 3, which will see Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley handing over the six-month CARICOM Chairmanship to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  This Twentieth Special Meeting of CARICOM Heads will be held via video conference beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Flag Raised At Barbados Government Headquarters

    CARICOM Flag Raised At Barbados Government Headquarters

    Government Information Service, Bridgetown, Barbados – Barbados now has the CARICOM flag flying “at the seat of power” at Government Headquarters. The flag was raised today by Barbados’ Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), David Comissiong, during a short ceremony in the presence of a number of representatives of Caribbean associations, resident here. Ambassador David Comissiong Ambassador Comissiong said that…

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  • Photo of Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    (Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Press Release, 25 June, 2020 |Bridgetown, Barbados) –  Stakeholders in the energy and transportation sectors were charged not to wait until a comprehensive plan and perfect conditions are available in order to get started on the Regional Electric Vehicle Strategy during an online discussion, which focused on innovation opportunities and the Caribbean…

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