sustainable development

  • Photo of LIAT looks to minimum revenue guarantees for viability – CARICOM Business

    LIAT looks to minimum revenue guarantees for viability – CARICOM Business

    The Antigua and Barbuda government says every territory to which the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, flies to will be asked to purchase shares in the new company as efforts continue to revitalise the embattled airline. In a statement, the Government noted that “in the proposed new LIAT, thesalaries, wages and other emoluments will take up a smaller part of its…

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  • Photo of Opening Remarks by CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General Mr Joseph Cox to the 103rd Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Environment and  Sustainable Development, 23 June 2022

    Opening Remarks by CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General Mr Joseph Cox to the 103rd Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Environment and Sustainable Development, 23 June 2022

    Honourable Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, and Chair of the COTED – Environment, Mr. Shawn Edward Honourable Ministers of Environment and Sustainable Development Representatives of CARICOM Member States Representatives of the OECS Commission Representatives of Associate and Community Institutions Special Invited Guests CARICOM Secretariat Colleagues It is my distinct honour to welcome you to the One…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG wraps up official visit to Saint Lucia

    CARICOM SG wraps up official visit to Saint Lucia

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Her Excellency Carla Barnett ended her official visit to Saint Lucia on Wednesday during which she met with the Prime Minister Honourable Philip Pierre, members of Cabinet, the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Allen Chastanet, the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors and paid a visit to the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School. “This was a very good and…

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  • Photo of PAHO kicks off EU Funded Regional Health and Climate Change Programme

    PAHO kicks off EU Funded Regional Health and Climate Change Programme

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) office officially kicked off the new €6.85 million European Union funded initiative on climate change and health with the first Regional Partner Dialogue. This virtual session, held on June 29th, brought together representatives from five regional organisations to facilitate discussions on the critical first steps towards implementation of the project across all CARIFORUM member…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat to launch state of biological diversity report in Egypt

    CARICOM Secretariat to launch state of biological diversity report in Egypt

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is set to launch, internationally, the recently released study report on the state of biodiversity management in the Caribbean. The report will be launched in Egypt on 23 November to an international audience at a United Nations Environment (UN Environment) event, on the side-lines of the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological…

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  • Photo of Green Climate Fund affirms its partnership with CDB

    Green Climate Fund affirms its partnership with CDB

    (Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) – The Green Climate Fund and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on Friday signed a legal agreement to open doors for more climate finance projects in the Caribbean Region. The signing of the Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) took place on the margins of the Green Climate Fund’s Caribbean Structured Dialogue meeting in Grenada, and which brought…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretariat releases biodiversity management ‘report card’

    CARICOM Secretariat releases biodiversity management ‘report card’

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has recorded a significant milestone with the release of a report on the state of biodiversity management in the Region. The report examines how CARICOM Member States have progressed in meeting their commitments under the Aichi Biodiversity Targets within the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Titled: The State of Biodiversity in the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Use collective strength to push SIDS priorities, CARICOM SG urges

    Use collective strength to push SIDS priorities, CARICOM SG urges

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is urging close collaboration between Caribbean Small Island and Low-lying Developing States (SIDS) and those in the Indian Ocean and Pacific States to achieve greater results when SIDS development priorities   come before a global forum next year  . The Secretary-General made the point during the Opening Ceremony for a meeting of Caribbean SIDS preparing  for…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and UNDP share a side-event at COP 23

    CARICOM and UNDP share a side-event at COP 23

    CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada and his Saint Lucian counterpart Prime Minister Allen Chastanet along with CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque were part of a Caribbean Community delegation at a CARICOM-UNDP side event at the COP 23 now taking place in Bonn , Germany. CARICOM, with support from the UNDP, will host a high-level Pledging Conference…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG lauds Saint Lucia’s leadership role on Sustainable Development on  its 38th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM SG lauds Saint Lucia’s leadership role on Sustainable Development on its 38th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended the Caribbean Community’s congratulations to Saint. Lucia on its 38th anniversary as an independent nation. In a message to  Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet, Ambassador LaRocque expressed the Community’s appreciation for Saint Lucia’s contributions at all levels of CARICOM and specifically its leadership role on the important issue of Sustainable Development.  Saint. Lucia…

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