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  • Photo of Climate Change is a numbers game that we must understand- Environment Minister, The Bahamas

    Climate Change is a numbers game that we must understand- Environment Minister, The Bahamas

    “Climate Change is a numbers game, and we have to understand what the numbers mean and what they mean for our future,” said the Hon. Vaughn Miller, Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources of The Bahamas.He was at the time delivering remarks at the opening of a capacity-building workshop for environment and Climate Change statistics and indicators on 12…

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  • Photo of Opening Remarks by Dr. Armstrong Alexis, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, on the Third Regional Workshop on the CARICOM Core SDGs Indicators

    Opening Remarks by Dr. Armstrong Alexis, CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, on the Third Regional Workshop on the CARICOM Core SDGs Indicators

    CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Dr. Armstrong Alexis, on Monday, 20 November 2023, made remarks at the opening of the Third Regional Workshop on the CARICOM Core Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Indicators in Trinidad And Tobago. Please read his remarks below: Representatives from CARICOM Member States, Associate Members, Partners, Staff of the Central Statistical Office, Trinidad and Tobago, Ladies and Gentlemen. It…

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    Stats News and Views

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 31, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 23 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM. The…

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    COVID-19

    Tracking COVID-19 Pandemic in CARICOM

    The outbreak of the COVId-19 disease was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, with the earliest known case with symptoms being revealed on 1 December 2019.  It was later declared as a Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization on 30 January 2020, and, subsequently,  as a pandemic on 11 March 2020.  As of 24 April 2020, close to three…

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  • Photo of St. Kitts and Nevis joins other CARICOM Member States in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2018

    St. Kitts and Nevis joins other CARICOM Member States in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2018

    (SKNIS): Staff from the Department of Statistics in St. Kitts and Nevis used Caribbean Statistics Day (CSD), observed on October 15 under the theme: “Building Resilience of the Caribbean Community”, to engage in a one-day retreat aimed at increasing efficiency and enhancing the working environment.   “The idea is to promote the use of statistics and heighten the interest of…

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  • Regional statisticians meeting in Georgetown to prepare for 2020 Census

    Member States begin their census exercises from next year until 2022. The statisticians and other stakeholders began a week-long meeting at the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday. Their activities include a meeting of the Regional Census Coordinating Committee (RCCC) and a Training Workshop in Census Management and Planning. The RCCC sessions are aimed at improving the readiness of Member States for…

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  • Photo of Heads of Government endorse Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS)

    Heads of Government endorse Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS)

    The Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have endorsed the framework for the Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS). The RSDS is being developed to strengthen and improve the availability of quality statistics for evidence-based decision-making across the Region. It is considered to be the Region’s gateway to building resilience and achieving sustainable development that is anchored on…

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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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  • CARICOM Regional Statistics Strategy advances to the Conference of Heads of Government

    Ministers responsible for CARICOM affairs have recommended that the Strategic Framework of the CARICOM Regional Strategy for the Development of Statistics (RSDS) be placed before CARICOM Heads of Government for endorsement at their July 2018 Meeting in Jamaica. The recommendation came after the Ministers deliberated on the Strategic Framework of the CARICOM RSDS during the Forty-Second Meeting of the Community…

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  • Photo of Message by the CARICOM Secretary-General on Caribbean Statistics Day

    Message by the CARICOM Secretary-General on Caribbean Statistics Day

    MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY (CARICOM) AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE   ON THE OCCASION OF THE NINTH OBSERVANCE OF CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 15 OCTOBER 2017 This year’s observance takes place against the background of another significant achievement for Regional Statistics. CARICOM Heads of Government at their Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting (July 2017) endorsed the preparation of a Regional Strategy for the…

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