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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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  • Photo of INNOVATION, OPPORTUNITIES AND THE CARIBBEAN REALITY – CONSIDERATIONS FOR A REGIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE STRATEGY

    INNOVATION, OPPORTUNITIES AND THE CARIBBEAN REALITY – CONSIDERATIONS FOR A REGIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE STRATEGY

    Tuesday, 16 June 2020 10.30 am – 12.00 pm (EST) on the Caribbean Renewable Energy Community (CAREC) Platform Antecedents In anticipation of a surge in electric vehicle (EV) deployment, in 2018, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat convened the Regional Electric Vehicle Working Group as a forum through which governments, worked alongside leading regional and national actors to share experiences, lessons…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Leaders to Participate in OACPS Inter-Sessional Summit

    Caribbean Leaders to Participate in OACPS Inter-Sessional Summit

    BRUSSELS, May 30, CMC –Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados is one of two Caribbean leaders who will address the first-ever Inter-Sessional Summit of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) on transcending the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The OACP said that the summit on Wednesday, to be held virtually, will also be…

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