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  • Photo of SG’s Remarks – Inaugural Meeting of CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group

    SG’s Remarks – Inaugural Meeting of CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group

    REMARKS BY the SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE ON THE OCCASION OF THE INAUGURAL MEETING OF THE CARICOM-CANADA FOREIGN MINISTERS’ GROUP Via videoconference 19 FEBRUARY 2021 Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada; Honourable Eamon Courtenay Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration of Belize; Dr. the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of…

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  • Photo of Meeting of the CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers postponed

    Meeting of the CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers postponed

    The Inaugural Meeting of the CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group which was scheduled to be held virtually on 13 January 2021, has been postponed. The Meeting was expected to discuss the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic;  economic recovery and inclusive growth; and climate resilience and sustainability.  A new date is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.  This meeting signals…

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  • Photo of TWENTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS (COFCOR), VIRTUAL, 7-8 MAY 2020

    TWENTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS (COFCOR), VIRTUAL, 7-8 MAY 2020

    COMMUNIQUÉ The Twenty-Third Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held virtually on the 7-8 May 2020, under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Dr. Claude Joseph, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Haiti. The COFCOR was attended by the Honourable E. P. Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign…

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  • TWENTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS (COFCOR), VIRTUAL, 7-8 MAY 2020

    OPENING ADDRESSES Opening Remarks by Ambassador Irwin LaRocque Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Twenty-Third Meeting of the COFCOR (virtual) 7-8 May 2020 His Excellency Dr. Claude Joseph, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Haiti and Incoming Chair of the COFCOR;Hon. Peter David, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Grenada and Outgoing Chair of the COFCOR;Foreign Ministers of the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet to coordinate foreign policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

    CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet to coordinate foreign policy amid COVID-19 pandemic

    CARICOM Foreign Ministers were reminded of the importance of regional foreign policy coordination in the current uncertain times, as they opened the 23rd Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) via videoconference, Wednesday. CARICOM Secretariat’s Assistant Secretary-General, Ambassador Colin Granderson in reminding the meeting of the global health, social and economic crisis in the form of the…

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  • Photo of Communique: Twenty-First Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Nassau, The Bahamas, 7-8 May 2018

    Communique: Twenty-First Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Nassau, The Bahamas, 7-8 May 2018

    The Twenty-First Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) convened in Nassau, The Bahamas on 7-8 May 2018, under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Darren Allen Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas. The COFCOR was attended by the Honourable E.P. Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade  and Immigration…

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  • Photo of Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) – Statement on the Situation in Venezuela

    Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) – Statement on the Situation in Venezuela

    Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) gathered in Bridgetown, Barbados, at the Twentieth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) deliberated on the changes taking place in the international environment as well as in their wider regional environment and on their implications for the coordinated foreign policy positioning of their countries. They reiterated the importance they…

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  • Photo of Communique – 20th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Bridgetown, Barbados, 18 – 19 May 2017

    Communique – 20th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Bridgetown, Barbados, 18 – 19 May 2017

    The Twentieth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) took place in Bridgetown, Barbados on 18-19 May 2017, under the Chairmanship of Senator the Honourable Maxine McClean, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados. The COFCOR was attended by the Honourable H. Charles Fernandez, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade …

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  • Photo of Incoming COFCOR Chair Stresses Unity

    Incoming COFCOR Chair Stresses Unity

    BGIS, Bridgetown: – The present and future global environment demand that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) engages in a process of “evaluation, revision and consolidation”. This advice was given by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, while addressing the opening ceremony of the Twentieth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), at the Lloyd…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG says regional integration provides resilience

    CARICOM SG says regional integration provides resilience

    The strength of the regional integration movement provides a solid platform upon which the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) can build its resilience within a global environment constantly in flux. That sentiment was expressed by the Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, earlier today, Thursday 18 May 2017, when he addressed the opening of the 20th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community…

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