Meetings and Events

  • 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
    COVID-19

    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
    COVID-19

    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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  • Photo of CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet to coordinate foreign policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

    CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet to coordinate foreign policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

    CARICOM Foreign Ministers were reminded of the importance of regional foreign policy coordination in the current uncertain times, as they opened the 23rd Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) via videoconference, Wednesday. CARICOM Secretariat’s Assistant Secretary-General, Ambassador Colin Granderson in reminding the meeting of the global health, social and economic crisis in the form of the…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT:   Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM),  via  Video Conference, 5 May 2020
    COVID-19

    STATEMENT: Tenth Special Emergency Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), via Video Conference, 5 May 2020

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), met virtually on 5 May 2020, specifically to continue their efforts to harmonise their responses to and policies on the multifaceted impact of COVID-19. Heads of Government welcomed a presentation from a Regional Working Group which indicated that the pandemic was largely contained in the Region due to the decisive action by…

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  • Photo of Webinar on Enabling agricultural investment in Caribbean for effective response, post-COVID-19 recovery
    COVID-19

    Webinar on Enabling agricultural investment in Caribbean for effective response, post-COVID-19 recovery

    The FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean has taken the task to coordinate and carry out a series of discussions, through online conferences, focused on the effects of COVID-19 on the agri-food system.The fifth webinar of the FAO-COVID-19 and Food Systems Series, co-organized with the strategic collaboration of the CARICOM Secretariat, will focus on “Enabling agricultural investment…

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