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  • Photo of EU/PAHO/CARIFORUM Climate & Health Project Builds Capacity with Health Co-Benefits Training

    EU/PAHO/CARIFORUM Climate & Health Project Builds Capacity with Health Co-Benefits Training

    Bridgetown, Barbados, 7 June 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – During a recently held European Union (EU), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), [1]CARIFORUM Health Co-Benefits webinar, representatives from 16 CARIFORUM countries, South America, North America and Europe, received an introduction to four WHO/PAHO tools to support the generation of evidence around the immediate health benefits from climate mitigation. The more common mitigation strategies…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG’s Address – Launch of EU/CARIFORUM Climate Change and Health Project in the Caribbean

    CARICOM SG’s Address – Launch of EU/CARIFORUM Climate Change and Health Project in the Caribbean

    ADDRESS BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE on the occasion of the LAUNCH OF EU/CARIFORUM CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH PROJECT IN THE CARIBBEAN “Impact of Climate Change and Health on CARICOM, Small Island Developing States” Dr. Irving McIntyre, Minister of Health, Wellness and New Health Investments,  Commonwealth of Dominica; Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director, Pan-American Health Organization, World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO);…

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  • Photo of One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    One step closer to new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORs, OCTs

    A new framework for dialogue among CARIFORUM, FCORS and OCTs is closer to being completed following a consultation that was held in Barbados over the past few days.   The forum, which is facilitating the establishment of the framework that is expected to improve coordination and collaboration among CARIFORUM and the overseas territories, has met its objectives, according to some…

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  • Photo of Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname  with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation – Faith Leaders to establish the main goals for an Inter-Religious Faith Leaders Network in Suriname with emphasis on contributing to end AIDS

    The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), with funding from the CARIFORUM 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme of Support for Wider Caribbean Cooperation will host the Suriname National Faith Leaders Consultation in Suriname on the 19 and 20 October 2018.  This Consultation is a follow-up to a series of engagements with faith leaders in Suriname under the PANCAP…

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  • Photo of NAO Representatives of CARIFORUM States, regional organizations being trained to implement EDF-funded projects

    NAO Representatives of CARIFORUM States, regional organizations being trained to implement EDF-funded projects

    Representatives of National Authorizing Offices of CARIFORUM States and regional organizations/institutions involved in EDF-funded programmes are currently in Guyana for a training programme for projects funded by the European Development Fund. The event is being held at the Grand Coastal Hotel and is being facilitated by the Caribbean Forum of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (CARIFORUM). It began on…

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  • Photo of European Union steps up support for Caribbean countries

    European Union steps up support for Caribbean countries

    Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the EU and from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) are meeting in Brussels on 16-17 July. In the margins of the 2nd EU-CELAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, Stefano Manservisi, Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, has signed three new agreements with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and CARICOM Affairs of Dominica, Francine…

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  • Photo of Great benefit in strengthened regional relations – CARIFORUM DG, EU Ambassador

    Great benefit in strengthened regional relations – CARIFORUM DG, EU Ambassador

    A Regional Consultation on effective platforms for Wider Caribbean Dialogue being hosted by the CARIFORUM Directorate has been described as a timely initiative by the CARIFORUM Director General, Mr. Percival Marie, and the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation in Barbados, Her Excellency Daniela Tramacere. They were speaking at the opening of the consultation which is being held at the…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Customs officials begin three-day workshop in Georgetown

    CARIFORUM Customs officials begin three-day workshop in Georgetown

    A Regional Workshop aimed at building capacity in the Caribbean Forum of African Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM), began this morning at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. The Regional Workshop on the Single Administrative Document (SAD) and Customs Valuation brings together stakeholders from CARIFORUM States’ Customs Administrations. It is being facilitated by Mr. Paul Hilaire, Team Leader, and Mr. Martin…

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  • Photo of Name change on the horizon for ACP Grouping

    Name change on the horizon for ACP Grouping

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Georgetown Agreement, which was signed in the capital of Guyana in 1975, bringing into being the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group, is undergoing a wide-ranging revision that could result in the 79-member grouping being referred to as the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACP). Last week, diplomats from the ACP region met…

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  • Photo of CARIFORUM to host Regional Consultation on effective platforms for Wider Caribbean Dialogue in Barbados this week

    CARIFORUM to host Regional Consultation on effective platforms for Wider Caribbean Dialogue in Barbados this week

    The Caribbean Forum of the Group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States (CARIFORUM) will host a consultation to assess the development of a Framework for an effective platform for structured and continuous dialogue between CARIFORUM and the French Caribbean Outermost Regions (FCORs) and British and Dutch Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs).  The consultation will be held at the Radisson…

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