Meetings and Events

  • Photo of Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the opening ceremony of the Biodiversity Sub-Regional Dialogue and Workshop, 15 April 2024

    Remarks by Dr. Carla N. Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, at the opening ceremony of the Biodiversity Sub-Regional Dialogue and Workshop, 15 April 2024

    Honourable Vickram Bharrat, M.P., Minister of Natural Resources of Guyana; Representatives of Caribbean Governments; Representatives of Regional and International Organisations; Mr. Joseph Cox, Assistant Secretary General, Economic Integration, Innovation and Development and Other Members of Staff of the CARICOM Secretariat; Special Invitees; Distinguished Delegates; I am pleased to welcome you to Georgetown, Guyana, the home of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, CITES Secretariats raise awareness, build capacity on wildlife protection in Dominica and Grenada

    CARICOM, CITES Secretariats raise awareness, build capacity on wildlife protection in Dominica and Grenada

    Dominica and Grenada are now better equipped to manage and protect trade in wildlife following workshops the CARICOM Secretariat organised recently to ensure compliance with multilateral environmental agreements. The workshops provided technical support to develop national, legal framework and institutional guidelines to implement the Convention on International Trade in Endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to which all…

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  • Photo of CARICOM HEALTH MINISTERS ENDORSE CARIBBEAN MOVES INITIATIVE

    CARICOM HEALTH MINISTERS ENDORSE CARIBBEAN MOVES INITIATIVE

    In a powerful display of unity and commitment, CARICOM Ministers of Health collectively endorsed the proposed “Caribbean Moves” (CM) framework and implementation plan. They also expressed their support for including the initiative under the current standard Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) agenda item for subsequent Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) Health meetings. The decision to endorse the movement was made…

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  • Photo of Joint Statement, Saudi Arabia-CARICOM Summit, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Joint Statement, Saudi Arabia-CARICOM Summit, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    At the kind invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Leadership of Saudi Arabia and the Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met in Riyadh, on 16 November 2023 for the inaugural Saudi Arabia-CARICOM Summit. The Summit was co-chaired by His Royal Highness Prince…

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  • Photo of Keynote Address by CARICOM Secretary-General at ‘CARICOM at Fifty’ Symposium

    Keynote Address by CARICOM Secretary-General at ‘CARICOM at Fifty’ Symposium

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Dr. Carla Barnett, delivered the keynote address Friday morning (14 April 2023) at the opening ceremony of a symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of the Caribbean Community being observed this year. The virtual symposium, titled ‘CARICOM at the Crossroads: Rising to the Challenge of a New Era’, was organised by the CARICOM Secretariat in collaboration with the…

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  • Photo of Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue begins Monday

    Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue begins Monday

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will hold a Regional Symposium addressing Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue, 17-18 April 2023, at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad and Tobago. Under the theme, ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’, the symposium seeks to promote dialogue and regional action…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, United Kingdom commit to closer cooperation

    CARICOM, United Kingdom commit to closer cooperation

    The Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Carla Barnett, has called for stronger commitments by the international community to reverse the impacts of global warming, which threatens the very survival of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). She also called for SIDS to have access to concessional development financing, based on their special circumstances, which include their vulnerability to catastrophic climate-related…

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  • Photo of MEDIA ADVISORY:  Regional Symposium on ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Regional Symposium on ‘Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge’

    A Regional Symposium on “Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge” will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on the 17-18 April, 2023. The Symposium will be hosted by the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley and will be attended by CARICOM Heads of Government. Representatives…

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  • Photo of Heads seeking collaborative approach on regional transportation

    Heads seeking collaborative approach on regional transportation

    CARICOM Heads of Government will explore working with companies servicing the Caribbean to find a solution to the current transportation woes facing the Community. “We’re looking at what kind of construct we can bring into play, recognising that there are existing companies that are servicing our islands, and how we can work with those existing entities to seek to alleviate…

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  • Photo of Remarks By Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General of CARICOM, at the Fiftieth Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers

    Remarks By Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary-General of CARICOM, at the Fiftieth Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers

    Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Public Service of The Bahamas; Other Honourable Ministers and Other Heads of Delegation; All Staff of the Secretariat; Distinguished Delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen. I welcome all of you to this Fiftieth Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers with a wish is for a productive, successful and prosperous 2023. As we…

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