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    CARICOM, United Nations Recommit To Achieving SDGs In The Region

    (Joint Press Release by CARICOM Secretariat and the United Nations Caribbean) On Tuesday, 12 July 2022, Her Excellency Dr. Carla Barnett, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) received Mr. Roberto Valent, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Development Coordination Office (DCO) of the United Nations. The CARICOM Secretary-General and UN Regional Director talked about their respective organisations’ work on…

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  • UNICEF says court ruling could have ‘devastating impact’ on thousands of children of Haitian descent

    UNITED NATIONS, CMC – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that a ruling by the Constitutional Court in the Dominican Republic depriving Dominican-born persons of Haitian descent of their right to citizenship could have a “devastating impact” on thousands of children. “Without a nationality, stateless children can be denied access to basic social protection programmes, cannot earn education…

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  • UN, Latin American leaders stress regional cooperation for global peace

    (Miami Herald) – UNITED NATIONS Hoping to improve peace and security around the world, Argentine President Cristina Fernández led a day-long Security Council meeting Tuesday where she and other leaders said regions in turmoil could learn from how Latin American and the Caribbean have settled internal conflicts. “The lessons that we have learned, in terms of our regional and sub-regional…

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    To ensure a Caribbean fit for children, a regional response to the UN Special Session on Children is being crafted at a One Day Meeting of CARICOM Ministers with Responsibility for Children. The main purpose of the Meeting is to provide an opportunity for the Region to examine the “regional framework for the implementation of children’s rights and human development…

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