Meetings and Events

  • 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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  • Photo of High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond
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    High-Level Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    Date of Event: 28 May 2020 Convened by the Prime Minister of Canada, H.E. Mr. Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Mr. Andrew Holness, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the virtual event aims to advance concrete solutions to the development emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic and the social and economic crisis it triggered, will derail our chances to achieve…

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  • Photo of Second Digital Dialogue Focuses on Work, Opportunities in Post-COVID Caribbean
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    Second Digital Dialogue Focuses on Work, Opportunities in Post-COVID Caribbean

    Following the hugely successful inaugural CARICOM Digital Dialogue, the CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership will host another regional virtual session on 27 May 2020. For this discussion that begins at 10 am and concludes at 1pm, business leader, and author, Mr. Wayne Christopher Chen, LLB, JP, will be the featured speaker. The topic, ‘Jobs, work and opportunities in the post-COVID…

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  • Photo of Second CARICOM Digital Dialogue

    Second CARICOM Digital Dialogue

    Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020 Time: 10 am – 1 pm Featured Speaker: Mr. Wayne Chen, President of the Caribbean Employers Confederation Chairperson: Jennifer Britton, Deputy Programme Manager, ICT4D, CARICOM Secretariat Topic: Jobs, Work and Opportunities in the post COVID Caribbean Objectives: To support CARICOM Secretariat technical work (e.g. on the development of the HRD Strategy and the Single ICT…

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  • Photo of CXC Regional Examinations to be held in July 2020

    CXC Regional Examinations to be held in July 2020

    CSEC, CAPE and CCSLC students will be sitting their examinations in July this year. That was the decision coming out of the First Emergency Virtual Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) – Education on Friday. The meeting, chaired by Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Education, Hon. Michael Browne, was attended by Ministers of Education, senior Ministry…

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