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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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  • Photo of CARICOM Digital Dialogue

    CARICOM Digital Dialogue

    THEME: Regional Resilience: ICT, STEM and Youth  Chairperson: Jennifer Britton, Deputy Programme Manager, ICT4D, CARICOM Secretariat The CARICOM Digital Dialogue is organized by the CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership. The Partnership was endorsed by the Ministers responsible for ICT at the Seventy-Ninth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), held on…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Girls in ICT Partnership will host an online regional event to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 23 April, 2020. International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) initiative and is observed every year on the fourth Thursday of April, under the theme: ‘Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes’. The main objective is to…

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  • Photo of International Girls in ICT Day 2020

    International Girls in ICT Day 2020

    Date of Observance: April 23,2020 The global celebration of Girls in ICT Day, when ITU and thousands of partners and supporters all around the world get together to promote the exciting career opportunities waiting for girls and young women in the tech sector

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  • Photo of 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government

    31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government

    Venue: Barbados \ Date: 18-19 February 2020 Heads are expected to examine among other matters the status of implementation of provisions of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). In this regard, they are expected to have an engagement with representatives of the Region’s Private Sector, Labour and Civil Society. Among other pressing economic development matters, the Meeting is expected…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Heads to tackle wide-ranging agenda at Barbados Meeting

    CARICOM Heads to tackle wide-ranging agenda at Barbados Meeting

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government meet in Barbados, 18-19 February 2020, with issues ranging from current public health concerns to strengthening ties with Africa before them.  The Heads of Government are also expected to have an exchange of views with the Prime Minister of Canada Mr. Justin Trudeau. This 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Mia…

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  • 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government

    Stepped-up CSME implementation among matters for Saint Lucia Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government The 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be held in Saint Lucia, 3 – 5 July 2019, with implementation of measures to enhance the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) expected to be high on the…

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  • Ocean Governance and SIDS Sustainable Development

    Ocean ecosystem goods and services are critical for the survival in all countries, especially in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) such as those comprising the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Effective ocean governance is essential if those ecosystem services are to be sustained for present and future generations; the purpose of all SDG14 targets. Effective ocean governance requires arrangements that are ecosystem-based…

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