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  • Photo of PAHO kicks off EU Funded Regional Health and Climate Change Programme

    PAHO kicks off EU Funded Regional Health and Climate Change Programme

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office officially kicked off the new €6.85 million European Union funded initiative on climate change and health with the first Regional Partner Dialogue. This virtual session, held on June 29th, brought together representatives from five regional organisations to facilitate discussions on the critical first steps towards implementation of the project across all CARIFORUM member…

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  • Photo of Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    Regional Electric Mobility Actors Charged to ‘Get Started’

    (Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Press Release, 25 June, 2020 |Bridgetown, Barbados) –  Stakeholders in the energy and transportation sectors were charged not to wait until a comprehensive plan and perfect conditions are available in order to get started on the Regional Electric Vehicle Strategy during an online discussion, which focused on innovation opportunities and the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Priority Areas Coordinating Committee (PACC) Convenes Virtual Meeting to Discuss the Continuity of HIV Services during COVID-19

    Wednesday, 24 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 continues to examine strategies to sustain the HIV and AIDS response in the Caribbean region despite disruptions from the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The 39th Meeting…

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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 Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    CARICOM Girls in ICT Partnership Hosts First Digital Dialogue on International Girls in ICT Day

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Girls in ICT Partnership will host an online regional event to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day on 23 April, 2020. International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) initiative and is observed every year on the fourth Thursday of April, under the theme: ‘Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes’. The main objective is to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Chairman engages key stakeholders during Guyana visit

    CARICOM Chairman engages key stakeholders during Guyana visit

    CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados, paid a visit to Guyana on Monday during which, among other things, she engaged CARICOM Secretariat staff and was awarded the Order of Roraima by the President of Guyana. The Chairman was met on arrival in Guyana by Foreign Minister Dr Karen Cummings and CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. The Chairman and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat, CCREEE Launch Energy Innovation Challenge

    CARICOM Secretariat, CCREEE Launch Energy Innovation Challenge

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) have launched the CARICOM Energy Innovation Challenge. The Challenge – which is open to teams of primary and secondary school students – invites submissions detailing students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) and the importance of a STEAM lab to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat launches solar project for Headquarter’s Building

    CARICOM Secretariat launches solar project for Headquarter’s Building

    A project that will see the CARICOM Secretariat’s Headquarters Building in Georgetown, Guyana generating 100 percent of its electricity needs through a Photovoltaic Power Generation System was launched with a sod-turning ceremony on Monday. The Project, being funded by the Government of Japan, will include: Installation of 400 kilowatt  of solar photovoltaic power generator to provide electricity to the Secretariat building;A…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters going solar

    CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters going solar

    The CARICOM Secretariat is moving towards 100 percent renewable energy for its Headquarters Building in Georgetown Guyana, with construction of a Photovoltaic Power Generation System set to commence on Monday 20 January 2020. The Project is part of a wider initiative called ‘The Introduction of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation System in Guyana and CARICOM’, being financed by the Government…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat to launch state of biological diversity report in Egypt

    CARICOM Secretariat to launch state of biological diversity report in Egypt

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is set to launch, internationally, the recently released study report on the state of biodiversity management in the Caribbean. The report will be launched in Egypt on 23 November to an international audience at a United Nations Environment (UN Environment) event, on the side-lines of the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological…

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