caricom youth ambassadors

  • Photo of SG commits to building a strong partnership with Youths, in first public engagement

    SG commits to building a strong partnership with Youths, in first public engagement

    New CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett’s first public appearance since her Installation has been with the Region’s Youth. Dr Barnett presented remarks at the Opening Ceremony of a CARICOM Youth Ambassadors’ Orientation Programme on Thursday 26 August 2021. See her full remarks below: Representatives of International Organisations;Members of the Diplomatic Corps;Directors of Youth of CARICOM Member States;Members of the Executive…

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  • Photo of U.S. Embassy, CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Reach Thousands with Virtual Professional Development Workshop

    U.S. Embassy, CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Reach Thousands with Virtual Professional Development Workshop

    Last week, more than 5,000 persons across the Caribbean and as far away as the UK tuned into the virtual Professional Development Series, hosted by the U.S. Embassy and the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYA). The three-part series, which was streamed on the Embassy’s Facebook Live platform, provided aspiring professionals across the region with lessons on resume writing, interview skills, and…

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  • Photo of What CARICOM means to me – CARICOM Youth Ambassadors have their say on CARICOM Day

    What CARICOM means to me – CARICOM Youth Ambassadors have their say on CARICOM Day

    CARICOM Youth Ambassadors used the 4 July CARICOM Day anniversary for some reflection on the meaning of CARICOM to the people of the Caribbean Community. Several of the CYAs shared their thoughts in the series of video clips below: Saint Lucia’s CARICOM Youth Ambassador Ezbai Francis HAPPY CARICOM DAYHAPPY CARICOM Day – A message from Saint Lucia's CARICOM Youth Ambassador…

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  • Photo of CARICOM ASG highlights progress in Youth Development

    CARICOM ASG highlights progress in Youth Development

    Assistant Secretary General In Charge of Human and Social Development at the CARICOM Secretariat Dr, Douglas Slater  has highlighted a number of areas where progress has been made in youth development in the Region. Dr. Slater was speaking at the opening ceremony for a CARICOM Youth Ambassadors Orientation and Capacity Building Workshop. The event is being held at the CARICOM Secretariat in…

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  • Photo of Youngsters encouraged to make personal commitment to action

    Youngsters encouraged to make personal commitment to action

    Youngster across the Region were encouraged to make a personal commitment to  action in a recent Youth Day message delivered by Dr. Hilary Brown, Programme Manager, Culture and Community Development at the CARICOM Secretariat. She delivered the message in Belize on Friday on behalf of Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community. See text from the message below: Good Morning It’s wonderful to be…

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  • Photo of Regional Youth Leaders urged to help shape solutions for climate change and other issues

    Regional Youth Leaders urged to help shape solutions for climate change and other issues

    Participants at the fourth staging of the  Caribbean Youth Leaders’ Summit in Belize were encouraged to help shape the framing of solutions for issues such as climate change, reproductive health rights and reparations for native genocide slavery.  This charge was given to them by Programme Manager for Culture and Community Development at the CARICOM Secretariat Dr. Hillary Brown.  She was making remarks at…

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  • Photo of In Youth Day message: CYAs emphasise sustainable development, poverty elimination

    In Youth Day message: CYAs emphasise sustainable development, poverty elimination

    Today is being celebrated as International Youth Day! In a message to commemorate the day the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors have emphasised the significance of sustainable development and the importance of collaborative efforts to eliminate poverty. Please see the CYAs’ message below. The CARICOM Youth Ambassadors (CYA) Corps is dedicated to addressing the many social issues affecting the Caribbean youth today. Our…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG, youth hold wide-ranging discussions

    CARICOM SG, youth hold wide-ranging discussions

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is currently engaging the Region’s youth on a wide range of subjects. The 5th social media interaction, hosted by CARICOM Youth Ambassadors, is being held ahead of the Thirty-Seventh Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM which opens Monday in Georgetown, Guyana. The engagement is anchored at the CARICOM Secretariat.The special focus…

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  • Photo of CEBO ‘ambassador’ in Silicon Valley for entrepreneurship summit

    CEBO ‘ambassador’ in Silicon Valley for entrepreneurship summit

    St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy PM Richards presents support to Ms. Elliott for her travel to Silicon Valley. (Photo courtesy the Department of Youth Empowerment)[/caption] St Kitts and Nevis entrepreneur Anastasha Elliott is in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, USA, where she will learn about and explore first-hand what the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) has to offer. While there, she will also…

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  • Photo of Launch of Human Resource Development Commission proof leaders improving CARICOM’s education system – Youth Ambassador

    Launch of Human Resource Development Commission proof leaders improving CARICOM’s education system – Youth Ambassador

    CARICOM Youth Ambassador from Barbados, Zuwena Perry believes that CARICOM leaders have shown evidence of their commitment to improving the Region’s education system. She expressed this sentiment during the launch of the Human Resource Commission at the Caribbean Development Bank in Barbados on Thursday evening. According to Ms. Perry the launch of the Human Resource Development Commission was proof that…

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