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  • Photo of Remarks by the CARICAD Executive Director on the Observance of Public Service Day, Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

    Remarks by the CARICAD Executive Director on the Observance of Public Service Day, Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

    The Caribbean Centre for Develop Administration (CARICAD) joins the rest of the world as we celebrate UN Public Service Day 2020. This year, as the Novel Coranavirus continues to have a global impact, we acknowledge the stellar contribution being made by the public service in the midst of this pandemic. Click here  to read this year’s message from CARICAD’s Executive Director…

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  • Photo of NAP Managers and CSOs urged to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to advance the   HIV gains for the Caribbean

    NAP Managers and CSOs urged to use COVID-19 as an opportunity to advance the HIV gains for the Caribbean

    Monday, 22 June 2020 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic,  convened a virtual three-day meeting of National AIDS Programme (NAP) Managers, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Key Partners, 16 – 18 June 2020 to discuss the…

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  • Photo of Redesigning Education: Conversation Around Educational Leadership – June 26, 2020

    Redesigning Education: Conversation Around Educational Leadership – June 26, 2020

    This forum provides an opportunity for education leaders to have a conversation about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – their successes, their challenges, their recommendations for moving forward, and the opportunities that this COVID-19 pandemic provides for their growth and development. Target Audience: Educational leaders across all levels of the education system, including leaders in Special Education, Technical, Vocational…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat Official urges sustainable use of marine ecosystems as Region reopens

    CARICOM Secretariat Official urges sustainable use of marine ecosystems as Region reopens

    The CARICOM Secretariat’s Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, Dr Douglas Slater, has urged the Region to use coastal and marine ecosystems in a sustainable manner, as it emerges from the collective COVID-19 lockdown. Speaking on Tuesday June 9th to environmental and biodiversity stakeholders, Dr Slater said the Region must harness the same levels of integration and innovation it did…

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  • Photo of Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Redesigning Education: Conversations Around Educational Leadership

    Educational Leaders across all levels of the education system are invited to register for this Forum (see poster below). It provides an opportunity for education leaders to have a conversation about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – their successes, their challenges, their recommendations for moving forward, and the opportunities that this COVID-19 pandemic provide for their growth and development.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM celebrates World Environment Day

    CARICOM celebrates World Environment Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is joining the global community in celebrating World Environment Day under the theme It’s Time for Nature. The CARICOM Secretariat’s is marking the occasion with the second in a series of five Webinars entitled: The way forward for the Caribbean in Shaping the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, on Tuesday 9 June 2020. Targeting the region’s environmental…

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  • Photo of COVID-19 in Haiti Prisons: CARICOM IMPACS and the United Kingdom Taking Urgent Measures to Control the Spread

    COVID-19 in Haiti Prisons: CARICOM IMPACS and the United Kingdom Taking Urgent Measures to Control the Spread

    Haiti has recorded twenty-six (26) cases of COVID-19 in three (3) of its twenty two (22) prison facilities (as of 2 June 2020). Over ten thousand prisoners are currently housed inside Haiti’s penitentiary facilities which is almost eight times the holding capacity making it the most overcrowded in the Caribbean. Responding to the request from Haiti Prison Authorities to support…

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  • Photo of CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission for St. Kitts and Nevis General Elections

    CARICOM mounts Election Observation Mission for St. Kitts and Nevis General Elections

    At the invitation of the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has fielded a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the General Elections which will be held in that country on Friday, 5 June 2020. The three-member Mission will be headed by Mr. Gasper Jean Baptiste, Chief Elections Officer of Saint Lucia, who has…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Health Ministers to hold Emergency Meeting on deadly Coronavirus

    CARICOM Health Ministers to hold Emergency Meeting on deadly Coronavirus

    The Region’s Health Ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Monday 3 February on the novel Coronavirus which the World Health Organisation has now classified as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The novel Coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wahun City, Hubei Province, China, started in December 2019 and, up to this week about eight thousand cases have been…

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  • Photo of The UWI Activates Coronavirus Response Plan

    The UWI Activates Coronavirus Response Plan

    Today, The UWI will host a Vice-Chancellor’s Forum which will offer informed analysis and perspectives. The  programme will include remarks from Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and feature UWI health experts along with Dr Joy St. John, CARPHA’s Executive Director.It begins at 1:00 pm (Jamaica)/2:00 pm (Eastern Caribbean) at The UWI Regional Headquarters, and will be carried live on UWItv’s…

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