Projects and Initiatives

  • CARICOM-UNWomen Project “Caribbean Artists Against Gender Based Violence”

    These creative products feature Caribbean Artists from Belize, Guyana and Suriname “UNiTEing” to End Violence Against Women, a project undertaken by CARICOM with support from UN WOMEN in 2011 in Suriname. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to raising awareness on Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the Caribbean and in promoting positive attitudes and behaviour towards a…

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  • CARICOM Education for Employment Project in Latin America and the Caribbean

    The project aims to contribute to economic growth through a more competitive, productive and gender-equitable workforce in the Caribbean. It aims to strengthen Caribbean institutional capacity to implement, promote and conduct quality assurance of gender-sensitive occupational standards, workforce certification, and demand-driven technical and vocational education and training (TVET). This results in increased and more meaningful employment for TVET graduates and…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Hub – Capacity Building related to the Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries

    Caribbean Hub – Capacity Building related to the Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries

    PROJECT DOCUMENT There are more than one hundred MEAs of relevance to the Caribbean, and while Caribbean countries are parties to and strong supporters of many of these MEAs, their provisions have not been fully incorporated into national legislation, in many countries. Notwithstanding, MEAs represent a good platform through which national environment and sustainable development goals may be realised and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Civil Society Project

    CARICOM Civil Society Project

    The CARICOM Civil Society Project which is funded under the 9th European Development Fund (EDF) Caribbean Integration Support Programme (CISP) commenced in March 2010. It’s primary goal is facilitating regional Civil Society participation and engagement in the Caribbean Integration Process, including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The Project comprises two (2) main components: – Country National Consultations –…

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  • Photo of HIPCAR Project

    HIPCAR Project

    Enhancing competitiveness in the Caribbeanthrough the harmonization of ICT Policies,Legislation and Regulatory Procedures Start: 2008 Ended: 2013 HIPCAR Project was conceived by the ITU, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Caribbean Telecommunication union (CTU) in response to requests from CARICOM States and other ICT stakeholders who saw the need for a more unified approach to the subject.HIPCAR was designed…

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  • Photo of Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)

    Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)

    What is PANCAP? The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS, PANCAP, was established by a Declaration of CARICOM Heads of Government on 14 February 2001 in response to the threat of HIV to sustainable human development. PANCAP is a Caribbean regional partnership of governments, regional civil society organisations, regional institutions and organisations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and contributing donor…

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  • UWI-CARICOM Project

    The UWI-CARICOM ProjectThis a collaboration between the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus), Jamaica and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat to facilitate informed perspectives by CARICOM nationals and the international community on the policy implication of positions taken by our major organs on a range of regional development issues. Specifically the project is designed to enable the UWI and…

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  • CARICOM Traveller’s Cheques Facility (1980-1993)

    The original Treaty of Chaguaramas had prescribed that member states explore ways of harmonizing their monetary, exchange rate and payments policies in the interest of smooth functioning of the Common Market. Up to the late 1970s the various CARICOM countries established a compensation procedure to favour the use of the member states currencies. The procedure was aimed at ensuring monetary…

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