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  • Photo of CARICOM SG highlights ongoing, significant regional initiatives to tackle biodiversity challenges

    CARICOM SG highlights ongoing, significant regional initiatives to tackle biodiversity challenges

    Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, on Monday outlined the ongoing initiatives the Community is undertaking to tackle global challenges, especially those related to the environment. The Secretary-General was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the Sub-Regional Dialogue on National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Workshop on Target 3 of the Global Biodiversity Framework…

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  • Photo of CARICOM celebrates International Girls in ICT Day 2024, 25 April

    CARICOM celebrates International Girls in ICT Day 2024, 25 April

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will celebrate International Girls in ICT Day this year with a hybrid event on 25 April 2024, that will be anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. The CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership and the Restore a Sense of I Can (RSC) organisation will partner to host this year’s observance under the theme ‘Inspiring Youth Innovation, Leading…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Equipping Youth to Tackle Climate Change and Health Challenges

    CARICOM Equipping Youth to Tackle Climate Change and Health Challenges

    Thursday 18 April 2024 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Empowering CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYAs) and other Youth Leaders with technical knowledge and expertise to confront the global challenge of climate change is a main goal of the upcoming “CARICOM Climate Change and Health Orientation and Training for CYAs and Youth Leaders” which will take place from 23-26 April at the…

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  • 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 Field trials on the horizon for Sargassum-derived fertiliser

    Field trials on the horizon for Sargassum-derived fertiliser

    (Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism Press Release)—A multi-country mission to monitor progress with the regional Sargassum Products for Climate Resilience Project, funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has recently concluded. Representatives from the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited (PFR) met with key partners in Barbados,…

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  • Photo of CARICOM, CAC sign Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Agriculture, Regional Trade

    CARICOM, CAC sign Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Agriculture, Regional Trade

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Central American Agricultural Council (CAC) have signed a cooperation agreement to improve agricultural development and strengthening agriculture trade ties between CARICOM and the Central American Integration System (SICA). Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, and Lucrecia Rodríguez Peñalba, Executive Secretary of CAC , SICA’s agricultural body, signed the agreement on 19 March 2024 at the…

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

    CARICOM, CITES Secretariats raise awareness, build capacity on wildlife conservation 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 “My Health, My Right”: World Health Day 2024

    “My Health, My Right”: World Health Day 2024

    On 7 April, the world celebrates World Health Day to raise awareness and encourage action on global health issues. The theme for this year’s commemoration, “My Health, My Right”, emphasises the importance of affordable, accessible, and high-quality healthcare services for all, including addressing inequalities and investing in resilient health systems for CARICOM Member States. By investing in these health systems,…

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  • Photo of CIF GUYANA 2024 PROMISES MORE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR GLOBAL INVESTORS AND REGIONAL BUSINESSES

    CIF GUYANA 2024 PROMISES MORE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR GLOBAL INVESTORS AND REGIONAL BUSINESSES

    Less Talk. More Business – that’s what global investors, along with regional business leaders, and innovators can expect from the Caribbean Investment Forum (CIF) 2024 when it is held from July 10 – 12, 2024 in Georgetown, Guyana. CIF, now in its third year, is an annual forum created by the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) that draws global…

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  • Photo of Message from the Caribbean Community on the passing of The Rt. Hon. Michael de la Bastide

    Message from the Caribbean Community on the passing of The Rt. Hon. Michael de la Bastide

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) mourns the loss of the Right Honourable Mr. Justice Michael de la Bastide who passed away on 30 March 2024. Mr. Justice de la Bastide was the first President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), a role to which he applied his extensive knowledge of the law and administration. He will be remembered for establishing…

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