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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat launches video documentary series on Regional Migration Policy

    CARICOM Secretariat launches video documentary series on Regional Migration Policy

    The CARICOM Secretariat, in collaboration with regional partners and with technical support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is developing a Regional Migration Policy.  In part one (1) of “Migration4Development,” Sherwin Toyne-Stephenson, Programme Manager, Crime and Security, CARICOM Secretariat, explains the process involved in creating the policy and why full stakeholder involvement is crucial. Brendan Tarnay, Program Officer –…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-HeDPAC Partnership to address Human Health Workforce, Resilient Health Systems, and Local Manufacturing of Medical Products

    CARICOM-HeDPAC Partnership to address Human Health Workforce, Resilient Health Systems, and Local Manufacturing of Medical Products

    “The HeDPAC Initiative has emerged as an important opportunity for the global South to work together to further strengthen the healthcare services provided to the people of these regions. Championed by Her Excellency Mia Amor Mottley and His Excellency Paul Kawage, the CARICOM Secretariat acknowledges that it seeks to address common, high-priority issues with mutually beneficial solutions.” Alison Drayton, Assistant…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Trade Ministers meet in Georgetown for 58th COTED

    CARICOM Trade Ministers meet in Georgetown for 58th COTED

    CARICOM Ministers with responsibility for trade began a two-day meeting on Tuesday 14 May at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. Senator the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry of Trinidad and Tobago, is the Chair the 58th Regular Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED). At the opening session, Minister Gopee-Scoon highlighted the matters…

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  • Photo of Second Workshop Held to Develop Regional Migration Policy

    Second Workshop Held to Develop Regional Migration Policy

    The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration Workshop for the Caribbean was convened 1-2 November 2023 at the United Nations House, Bridgetown, Barbados.  Representatives from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Caribbean, European Union (EU) International Partnerships and regional stakeholders met to further discuss the development of a Regional Migration Policy. Initial development of the…

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  • Photo of Process to develop Regional Migration Policy Progressing

    Process to develop Regional Migration Policy Progressing

    Regional stakeholders have made progress with the development of a Regional Migration Policy, the focus of a workshop on migration in the Caribbean, convened 1-3 November 2023 at the United Nations House, Bridgetown, Barbados.  The workshop was facilitated by the CARICOM Secretariat and the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS) in collaboration with the International Organization for…

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  • Photo of Regional Policy Being Developed to address Migration Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities

    Regional Policy Being Developed to address Migration Priorities, Challenges and Opportunities

    Friday, 1 September 2023 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Developing a “Regional Approach” to migration was the focus of a two-day workshop (24-25 August 2023) facilitated by CARICOM in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Bridgetown, Barbados. Regional stakeholders, including representatives from CARICOM Implementing Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), CARICOM Standing Committee of Chiefs of Immigration…

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  • Photo of CSME, food security, climate finance top agenda of CARICOM Summit in The Bahamas

    CSME, food security, climate finance top agenda of CARICOM Summit in The Bahamas

    The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME); food security; climate change and climate finance; health; and security will be among the major topics when Heads of Government of CARICOM Meet in The Bahamas, 15-17 February. The three-day Meeting will be held under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Hon. Philip Davis. It opens at the Atlantis Resort,…

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  • Photo of Sir William Arthur Lewis (Virtual) Distinguished Lecture: Sustained Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic – The Lewis Model, presented by CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett

    Sir William Arthur Lewis (Virtual) Distinguished Lecture: Sustained Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic – The Lewis Model, presented by CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett

    Salutations I am deeply honoured to present the Sir W. Arthur Lewis Distinguished lecture this year under the theme “Sustained Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic: The Lewis Model”.  In our region and across the world, we are preoccupied with building a post-pandemic economic recovery notwithstanding the persistence of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  I recall the great pride I felt as an undergraduate in…

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  • Photo of Launch of the Enhanced TVET Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda – Remarks by Mr Leo Titus Preville

    Launch of the Enhanced TVET Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda – Remarks by Mr Leo Titus Preville

    Remarks by Mr. Leo Titus Preville Programme Manager, CARICOM Single Market, CSME Unit at the Launch of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building “Enhanced Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) Framework for Certification in Antigua and Barbuda” Thursday, 07 April 2022, 10:00 A.M Salutation Hon. E. P Chet Greene, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade; Hon.…

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  • Photo of Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Approximately fifty high school students from Belize and Guyana participated in a merged on-line classroom on Monday, that was taught by Ms. Eletha Stewart-Johnson of Queen’s College in Guyana. This was the first leg of a pilot activity on teaching regional integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms and Ms. Stewart-Johnson taught the class of Mr. Abdiel Medina of the…

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