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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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  • Statistics Integral to the Single ICT Space

    Caribbean Statistics Day is commemorated every year on 15 October; however, this year the celebration will be held within the region on Friday, 13 October 2017, under the theme: Improving the Lives of People – Advancing the Action Plan for Statistics in CARICOM. Through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools and applications, the collection, interpretation and dissemination…

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  • Photo of People will know CARICOM is working when they see, taste and feel – Bahamas Prime Minister

    People will know CARICOM is working when they see, taste and feel – Bahamas Prime Minister

    People will know CARICOM is working when they see, taste and feel – Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. The Honourable Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas has signalled his readiness to help deliver the mandates of CARICOM to provide better, healthier and more prosperous lives for the people of the Community. In doing so, the newest Member of the Conference…

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  • Regional statisticians identify 113 core Indicators for SDGs

    Regional statisticians have listed an initial 113 core Indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The statisticians identified the core Indicators during a three-day meeting held in Dominica late last month at which a CARICOM Technical Working Group (TWG) on SDGs was established. The criteria for the CARICOM recommended core Indicators include linkages to the CARICOM Five-Year…

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  • Photo of PM Mitchell pushes collaborative approach to development of high quality statistics

    PM Mitchell pushes collaborative approach to development of high quality statistics

    Prime Minister of Grenada, the Dr. the Hon. Keith Mitchell is on a mission to solicit increased support for the development of quality statistics. His mission comes in the wake of the approval of the CARICOM Statistics Action Plan last year, and as part of efforts to advance the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Prime Minister, who is CARICOM’s Lead Head…

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  • Photo of Regional statisticians seeking to further develop sector – LIVE

    Regional statisticians seeking to further develop sector – LIVE

    The region’s statisticians are today holding their ninth  Regional Statistical Research Seminar geared towards developing key recommendations  on the way forward for matters related to statistics. Today’s event concludes a week-long series of engagements for the Statisticians, gathered in Willemstad, Curacao. Between Monday and Wednesday they convened the forty-first meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS) under the theme…

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  • Photo of Message from the Secretary-General,  Caribbean Communiy (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin Larocque  on the occasion of the  Eighth Observance Of Caribbean Statistics Day 15 October 2016

    Message from the Secretary-General,  Caribbean Communiy (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin Larocque on the occasion of the Eighth Observance Of Caribbean Statistics Day 15 October 2016

    It is with great pleasure that I deliver this message on the occasion of Caribbean Statistics Day 2016. The significant role of Statistics in the development of the Community is well recognised.  The performance of Member States with respect to the real growth rate of GDP, exports and imports of trade in goods and services, the size, health status and…

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  • Photo of Region observes Caribbean Statistics Day

    Region observes Caribbean Statistics Day

    Caribbean Statistics Day will be observed on Saturday, 15 October, 2016, ahead of World Statistics Day on 20 October. The theme of Caribbean Statistics Day is Improving the Lives of People – Advancing the Action Plan for Statistics in CARICOM. For the past eight years, the Region has been observing the Day that was identified to create more awareness of the production,…

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  • CARICOM Kicks Off LMIS Training in Trinidad and Tobago

    The region is set to benefit from a major effort by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat to establish a labour market information system (LMIS) as a vital element of the smooth functioning of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). As part of this effort, the Secretariat is undertaking a series of LMIS training workshops in Member States. The first…

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  • Photo of September focus on statistics

    September focus on statistics

    The Caribbean Community( CARICOM) Secretariat earlier this month participated in a series of meetings that were geared at promoting the production and use of quality statistics in the Region. CARICOM Secretariat representatives participated in sessions on Disability Measurement Statistics in Bridgetown, Barbados, and the Caribbean Conference on Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics, also in Barbados. In remarks at the Meeting on Disability Measurement Statistics, Director,…

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