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  • Seven-year Regional statistics capacity-building project launched

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     A Cdn$19.5M project aimed at building the statistical capacity in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was launched recently in Grenada. The Project for the Regional Advancement of Statistics in the Caribbean (PRASC), funded by the Canadian Government, is a seven-year initiative that begins this month. It is geared at strengthening the statistical system of the…

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  • Photo of CDB to help countries gather poverty data more effectively

    CDB to help countries gather poverty data more effectively

    Inadequate or outdated data have hindered the fight against poverty in some Caribbean countries, including those of the Eastern Caribbean. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), along with partners, will be working together to get a better picture of the effect of poverty by improving its Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) programme over the next five years.              The new CPAs will…

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  • CARICOM Secretariat hosts statistics workshop in Kingstown

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana)      In its continuing quest to train personnel and boost the profile of statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the CARICOM Secretariat will host a Training Workshop on Merchandise Trade Statistics in Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Statisticians from across the Region will gather in Kingstown from 26 January-5 February, 2015, for the workshop that…

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  • Photo of Remarks By Ambassador Colin Granderson, Assistant Secretary-General,  Foreign And Community Relations   at The Opening Of The  Thirty-Ninth Meeting Of The Standing Committee  Of Caribbean Statisticians   (27 -29 October 2014)

    Remarks By Ambassador Colin Granderson, Assistant Secretary-General,  Foreign And Community Relations   at The Opening Of The Thirty-Ninth Meeting Of The Standing Committee Of Caribbean Statisticians   (27 -29 October 2014)

    It is an honour for me to welcome you on behalf of the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to this week of meetings devoted to Statistics.  Today’s Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS) and Thursday’s Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the Regional Census Coordinating Committee (RCCC) will no doubt be the high points of your annual gathering.…

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  • Guyana to host 39th Meeting of Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians today

    GUYANA will be hosting the 39th Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS) and the 24th Regional Census Coordinating Committee (RCCC) meeting which opens today at the Princess International Hotel, Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD). This is the first time Guyana is hosting the regional meetings. The meetings have been held in St. Kitts and Nevis (2013), Grenada…

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  • Photo of Message From The Secretary-General,  Caribbean Community (Caricom) Ambassador Irwin Larocque   On The Occasion Of The  Observance Of Caribbean Statistics Day 15 October 2014

    Message From The Secretary-General,  Caribbean Community (Caricom) Ambassador Irwin Larocque   On The Occasion Of The Observance Of Caribbean Statistics Day 15 October 2014

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) 15 October 2014 marks the Sixth Observance of Caribbean Statistics Day in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).  The first observance of Caribbean Statistics Day arose out of a decision of the Thirty-Third Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS) which agreed to this Day being commemorated on 15 October 2009, as a mechanism…

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  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs). GOPA Worldwide Consultants will undertake the project that is funded by the European Union (EU) under the Tenth European Development Fund (EDF).…

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  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The latest step in this regard is a consultancy, funded by the European Union (EU) under the Tenth European Development Fund (EDF) CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and Economic Integration Programme.…

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  • Region needs to be prepared for data revolution

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) seeks to position itself to take advantage of the data revolution, it has been cautioned to prepare for an increased demand for information and a difference in the way it is collected and disseminated. Participants at a High Level Forum on Statistics held 26 May in Grenada were of…

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  • Photo of Professional statisticians’ body gets Board of Directors

    Professional statisticians’ body gets Board of Directors

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Dr. Philomen Harrison, Project Director, Regional Statistics, CARICOM Secretariat, is the President of the Board of Directors of the newly formed Caribbean Association of Caribbean Statisticians (CAPS). Dr. Harrison was named President at the first meeting of the CAPS held in St. George’s, Grenada, on Thursday.  The other Members of the Board are: Vice…

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