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  • Photo of Rebuilding immediate and urgent: CARICOM SG tells pledging conference

    Rebuilding immediate and urgent: CARICOM SG tells pledging conference

    Ahead of Tuesday’s   CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference at UN Headquarters in New York, a number of participants engaged in Technical Consultations on Monday. The Pledging Conference is seeking to mobilise support and commitment of pledges to help rebuild the countries ravaged by the recent hurricanes and importantly, to assist the Region to build resilience, given its inherent vulnerabilities. Secretary-General…

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  • Photo of UN SG lauds CARICOM leadership on global issues

    UN SG lauds CARICOM leadership on global issues

    As CARICOM and United Nations meet in New York to discuss how the international body can better support the Region’s strategic goals, UN Secretary-General, H.E. Antonio Guterres has lauded CARICOM’s leadership on many pressing global issues. Speaking at the opening of the 9th Biennial CARICOM-UN General Meeting in New York on Thursday 20 July, the UN SG said: “This year…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary-General pushes development issues at UN

    CARICOM Secretary-General pushes development issues at UN

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has renewed his call for International Financial Institutions and development partners to review the criterion for access to concessionary development financing by small developing states. He told the opening of the 9th Biennial CARICOM-UN General Meeting in New York on Thursday 20 July 2017 that access based on GDP per capita was not an adequate…

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