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  • Photo of SPOUSES OF CARICOM LEADERS ACTION NETWORK (SCLAN) APPOINT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    SPOUSES OF CARICOM LEADERS ACTION NETWORK (SCLAN) APPOINT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Executive Directors of the Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) are pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline Dragone as the new Executive Director, effective March 1, 2019. Ms. Dragone will be responsible for leading the Coordinating Mechanism beginning with the implementation of the project activities under the Gilead Sciences Inc. grant…

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  • Photo of International Day of the Girl Child 2018: A Skilled Girlforce Need of the Hour

    International Day of the Girl Child 2018: A Skilled Girlforce Need of the Hour

    International Day of the Girl Child 2018 is being observed today i.e. 11th October 2018 across the globe and puts the spotlight on enhancing skillset of girls so they enter the future workforce on equal terms as their male counterparts. (News18) To raise awareness of the issues and challenges that girls are vulnerable to worldwide, the United Nations declared 11th…

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  • Photo of SCLAN, PANCAP collaborate on health, well-being of women, children, adolescents

    SCLAN, PANCAP collaborate on health, well-being of women, children, adolescents

    (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat):  The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) and the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) hosted a special forum as a side event during the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, 24 September, 2018. The Forum was titled “Pressing forward for the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents”. It was designed…

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  • Photo of Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) gets Grant Funding from Gilead Sciences Inc.

    Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) gets Grant Funding from Gilead Sciences Inc.

    The Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN) is pleased to announce the receipt of grant funding from Gilead Sciences Inc. for initiatives under the theme “Transforming Lives through Innovation: Implementation of high-impact prevention programs for adolescents, young men and women”. The Grant will facilitate the establishment of the SCLAN Secretariat that will be housed in Belize, and two demonstration projects in Belize…

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  • Photo of Regional Workshop on Intra family and Domestic Violence

    Regional Workshop on Intra family and Domestic Violence

    A Regional Workshop on Intra-family and Domestic Violence is currently being held at the CARICOM Secretariatin Georgetown, Guyana. The Regional Workshop, which is being held 20-22 June, targets statisticians and gender experts from all CARICOM Member States, as well as policy makers, law enforcement officers and shelter managers who work with victims/perpetrators of domestic/family. At the end of the workshop, it is expected that participants will be able to…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat salutes women, girls in ICT, STEM fields

    CARICOM Secretariat salutes women, girls in ICT, STEM fields

    Girls in ICT photo via International Telecommunications Union (ITU)   The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat takes pleasure in commemorating “Girls in ICT day” 2018 with the rest of the world and takes the opportunity to salute all women and girls in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This day places focus on the…

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  • Photo of Observing International Women’s Day 2018 at the CARICOM Secretariat

    Observing International Women’s Day 2018 at the CARICOM Secretariat

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat joined the world in observing International Women’s Day last Thursday. A Forum under the theme Gender Equality: A Pre requisite for Progress was organised by the Human and Social Development  (HSD) Directorate of the Secretariat and the Secretariat’s Staff Association at the Georgetown-based headquarters. In remarks at the Forum, Mr. Timothy Odle, President of the Staff Association pointed out that 66%…

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  • Photo of Message from Ambassador Irwin LaRocque Secretary-General, Caribbean Community  on the occasion of International Women’s Day 8 March 2018

    Message from Ambassador Irwin LaRocque Secretary-General, Caribbean Community on the occasion of International Women’s Day 8 March 2018

    It is a distinct honour and pleasure for me to celebrate our women and girls across the Caribbean Community on the occasion of the 107th Anniversary of International Women’s Day.  International Women’s Day affords us the opportunity to reflect on gender equality and the advancement of women and to continue to #PressForProgress as this year’s theme and call to action…

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  • Photo of SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

                                    SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Chair of the  Spouses of the Caribbean Leaders Action Network (SCLAN), H.E. Kim Simplis Barrow, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize and Special Envoy for Women and Children in Belize…

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  • Photo of CARICOM seeking support for women, teenage girls and children

    CARICOM seeking support for women, teenage girls and children

    he prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis had the ear of former US President Bill Clinton yesterday at a Clinton Global Initiative event in New York City. Timothy Harris was there in his capacity as CARICOM’s lead head on human resources, health and HIV/AIDS, holding discussions aimed at promoting and safeguarding the sexual and reproductive health of women, adolescent…

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