St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Photo of New Year’s Message from Incoming Chairman of the  Caribbean Community Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

    New Year’s Message from Incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

    As the Caribbean Community enters this New Year 2019, it is with a renewed vigour and determination to maintain the momentum with which we ended 2018. This is the final year of our first five-year Strategic Plan and preparations have already begun for the second Plan which will build on the accomplishments of its predecessor. There is no doubt that…

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  • Photo of Prime Minister Harris meets CARICOM Secretary-General ahead of assuming CARICOM Chairmanship and hosting 30th Inter-Sessional

    Prime Minister Harris meets CARICOM Secretary-General ahead of assuming CARICOM Chairmanship and hosting 30th Inter-Sessional

    Bassterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, OPM – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris met today, Monday, December 17th, 2018, with the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in the Office of the Prime Minister at Government Headquarters. Prime Minister Harris said it was a special privilege to receive a visit from CARICOM’s Secretary-General.  Chef de Cabinet in…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM/EU Capacity Building Workshop on Restorative Justice ends with loud praise for the Initiative

    CARIFORUM/EU Capacity Building Workshop on Restorative Justice ends with loud praise for the Initiative

    (CARICOM Secretariat) The Regional Train-the-Trainer Workshop on Restorative Justice, using the Sycamore Tree Project methodology ended on 4 December, in Georgetown, Guyana. The initiative targetted officials from the government Criminal Justice System and non-govermental organisations working in rehabilitation, across the Region. This capacity building initiative is an activity of the Crime and Violence Prevention and Social Development Project within the…

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  • Photo of Implementation  of the Pétion Ville Declaration, a human rights imperative

    Implementation of the Pétion Ville Declaration, a human rights imperative

    This is the position of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Assistant Secretary-General for Human and Social Development Dr. Douglas Slater, in a statement to mark the observance of International Day for Persons with Disabilities, on 3 December 2018. According to Dr. Slater, the implementation of the Pétion Ville Declaration “will not only contribute towards the achievement of a number of the…

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  • Photo of Band to gather to protect, empower and uplift all persons with disabilities – says Chair of  Advisory Panel for CARICOM Disabilities

    Band to gather to protect, empower and uplift all persons with disabilities – says Chair of Advisory Panel for CARICOM Disabilities

    The  call of Ms. Kerryann Ifill, Chair of the Advisory Panel for CARICOM Disabilities (APfCD), in a message to observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, is for “all governments and citizens of the Region to band to gather to protect, empower and uplift all persons with disabilities who are blessed to live among us!. Ms. Ifill lauded the appointment of  CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Disability respects no one says CARICOM Special Rapporteur on Disabilities

    Disability respects no one says CARICOM Special Rapporteur on Disabilities

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Special Rapporteur on Disabilities (CSRoD), Senator Dr. Floyd Morris, in a statement to observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2018, drew attention to the thin separation between being abled and being disabled. Calling for persons with disabilities to be treated with “dignity and respect” the CSRoD alluded to the high levels of violence…

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  • Photo of St Kitts/Nevis gets Results-based Management sensitization

    St Kitts/Nevis gets Results-based Management sensitization

    St. Kitts and Nevis is benefitting from sensitization seminars on the CARICOM Results-Based Management (RBM) system. A CARICOM Secretariat team, led by Deputy Secretary-General Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, is in Basseterre to conduct the seminars which are targeting a wide cross section of stakeholders including Parliamentarians, Permanent Secretaries, International Development Partners, representatives of Regional Institutions, Corporate Planners, the Private Sector, Non-Governmental…

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  • Photo of Secretary-General highlights Region’s work against Gender-based Violence

    Secretary-General highlights Region’s work against Gender-based Violence

    As the Region joins the global observance of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, progress has been identified in the important area of data collection on discrimination and violence against women and children and the analysis of underlying causes. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque noted the development in a message to mark the occasion. “I am happy to report…

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  • Photo of Take control, include populace, make projects bankable – Energy Experts at CSEF VI

    Take control, include populace, make projects bankable – Energy Experts at CSEF VI

    Take full control of the development of renewable energy (RE) in the Region. Include the general populace in the dialogue and processes that will lead to the further development of the sector. Make RE projects bankable. Those were some of the key takeaways from Day One of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF) VI now underway at the Belize Ocean…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG emphasises importance of trade, economic policy implementation

    CARICOM SG emphasises importance of trade, economic policy implementation

    The current uncertain international trade arena emphasises the importance of agreement on and implementation of collective trade and economic policies, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said Thursday.Most importantly, the Secretary-General said, was advancing the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The Secretary-General was at the time addressing delegates at the opening of the Forty-Seventh Meeting of the…

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