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  • Photo of Opening remarks delivered by EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod

    Opening remarks delivered by EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod

    It is a real pleasure to be here with you today and deliver some opening remarks at this Preparatory meeting to the CARIFORUM Civil Society Consultative Committee.   The    text   of   the    EU-CARIFORUM   Economic   Partnership Agreement is extremely clear in reserving a fundamental role to the  Consultative  Committee.  The overall objective is to promote dialogue and ensure that the voice…

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  • Photo of Opening remarks delivered by Carlos Wharton, Director – EPA Implementation Unit, CARIFORUM Directorate, CARICOM Secretariat

    Opening remarks delivered by Carlos Wharton, Director – EPA Implementation Unit, CARIFORUM Directorate, CARICOM Secretariat

    – Mr. Remwick Rose, Chairman of the CARIFORUM Representatives of Civil Society; – Ambassador Mikael Barfod, Head of the EU Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean; – Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen  On behalf of the Director-General of the CARIFORUM Directorate, Mr. Percival Marie, I would like to thank CARIFORUM Civil Society for inviting the CARIFORUM Directorate to this important…

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  • CARIFORUM states build public procurement capacity

    Public procurement practitioners and policy-makers in Trinidad and Tobago will enhance their expertise in public procurement at a five-day CARIFORUM/EU training course, scheduled for 14-18 December, 2015 in Port-of-Spain. An output of the 10th EDF funded CARIFORUM/EU Capacity-Building Project, the training is one of several to be held throughout CARIFORUM member states, over the life of the project. Targeting current…

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  • Photo of Conformity Assessment Bodies

    Conformity Assessment Bodies

    Conformity Assessment Bodies across CARIFORUM States were encouraged on Monday to work together to build a stronger network to improve the quality and ease of regional and international trade. The advice came from CEO of the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), Mr. Deryck Omar, as the first ever Caribbean Conformity Assessment Week kicked off in Trinidad and…

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  • Photo of Opening speech from H.E. Mr Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

    Opening speech from H.E. Mr Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

    Honourable Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Grenada and CARIFORUM High Representative, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies the Ambassadors and Other Representatives of CARIFORUM States, Distinguished Members of National Delegations, Distinguished Director General of CARIFORUM, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to be here in Georgetown, Guyana for the third meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM – EU EPA Council.…

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  • Photo of Joint Communiqué : Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council

    Joint Communiqué : Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council

    The Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Council under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) took place in Georgetown, Guyana, on 16 July 2015. The Meeting was held under the chairmanship of Hon. Oliver Joseph, Minister of Economic Development, Planning, Trade, Cooperatives and International Business of Grenada.   Several CARIFORUM States were represented at the Ministerial level. The EU…

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  • The way ahead for the EU-CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement

    Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Trade Mrs. Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Trade, European Commission: Opening Speech to the Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner for Trade 3rd meeting of the EU-CARIFORUM Joint EPA Council Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you in Georgetown, capital of Guyana. I'm happy to because it's my first…

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  • Photo of Hon. Oliver Joseph addresses the Opening Ceremony of the Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council

    Hon. Oliver Joseph addresses the Opening Ceremony of the Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Third Meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Council under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) got underway this morning at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre in Liliendaal, Guyana. The Meeting is being held under the chairmanship of Hon. Oliver Joseph, Minister of Economic Development, Planning, Trade, Cooperatives and International Business of Grenada.  …

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  • Photo of Regional forum to focus on policy making

    Regional forum to focus on policy making

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun. 17, CMC – Representatives from 19 Employers’ Organizations from the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean will participate in a regional forum entitled “Facilitating Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in Regional Development and Integration Processes”. The June 22-24 meeting is part of an EU-funded Project1, implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to strengthen the capacity of the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Caribbean food production industry to receive US$469,000 in additional support

    Caribbean food production industry to receive US$469,000 in additional support

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has pumped an additional US$469,000 into the region’s specialty food sector via a supplemental grant to the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) under the Caribbean Aid for Trade and Regional Integration (CARTFund) Programme, which is funded by Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID). The region’s specialty foods include a range of…

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