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  • Photo of CARIFORUM Regional Adolescent Training Workshops opens:  Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation critical to advance economic development

    CARIFORUM Regional Adolescent Training Workshops opens:  Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation critical to advance economic development

    Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat Assistant Secretary-General (ASG), Dr. Douglas Slater, emphasised the critical link between human resource development and economic development and, in this regard, the importance of treatment and rehabilitation for persons with problematic drug use and misuse. The ASG was speaking at the Opening of the Regional Adolescent Training Workshop earlier today, in Trinidad and Tobago. “Human resource…

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  • Photo of Implementation  of the Pétion Ville Declaration, a human rights imperative

    Implementation of the Pétion Ville Declaration, a human rights imperative

    This is the position of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Assistant Secretary-General for Human and Social Development Dr. Douglas Slater, in a statement to mark the observance of International Day for Persons with Disabilities, on 3 December 2018. According to Dr. Slater, the implementation of the Pétion Ville Declaration “will not only contribute towards the achievement of a number of the…

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  • Photo of WICB-UWI to “Rally Round Dominica”

    WICB-UWI to “Rally Round Dominica”

    Rally Round Dominica – that is the name of the Celebrity T20 Cricket Match which will be jointly hosted by the West Indies Cricket Board and the University of the West Indies in order to help raise funds to support Dominica after the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika. According to Professor Eudine Barriteau Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the…

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  • Photo of CARIFESTA XII closes on a high!

    CARIFESTA XII closes on a high!

    The twelfth edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts CARIFESTA XII has come to a close. The ten-day mega cultural event ended with a closing ceremony at the Kiosque Ocide Jeanty in Champs Mas, Haiti on Sunday night. The night’s activities included a culmination of performances from various Caribbean groups that have performed throughout the festival. There were also closing…

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  • Photo of Message by Dr. Douglas Slater, Assistant Secretary-General Human and Social Development  on the Occasion of World Water Day  22 March 2015

    Message by Dr. Douglas Slater, Assistant Secretary-General Human and Social Development on the Occasion of World Water Day 22 March 2015

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    World Water Day is being observed on 22 March 2015 under the themeWater and Sustainable Development. Its observance is an important reminder of the central function of water in all facets of our existence. The provision of reliable potable water is essential for food and nutrition security, environmental sustainability, industrial and economic development, and…

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  • Photo of Partnerships crucial for water sustainability – CARICOM ASG

    Partnerships crucial for water sustainability – CARICOM ASG

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown)     At the world celebrates International Water Day on March 22, 2015, Assistant Secretary-General, Directorate of Human and Social Development, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Ambassador Douglas Slater, has underscored the importance of partnerships in achieving sustainable water management. In a message to mark the occasion, Dr. Slater noted that partnerships remained one of the means of…

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