Stirring opening to CARICOM Inter-Sessional – Video highlights

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The Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) opened Thursday morning at the Marriott Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana.

Speakers at the Opening included CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque,  Prime Minister of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, and CARICOM Chairman and President of Guyana, HE David Granger.

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CARICOM Intersessional Meeting opens Thursday morning in Georgetown

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The Twenty-Eighth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) takes place at the Marriott Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana on 16 – 17 February, 2017.

An Opening Session will be held from 9:00 a.m. on Thursday 16 February at the Meeting Venue.

Accredited Media Representatives are invited to cover the Opening Session.


Remarks will be delivered by:

  • Secretary-General, Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque
  • Outgoing Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government, Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica
  • Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government, His Excellency Brigadier (Ret’d) David A. Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana

 

Please make every to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the session to facilitate security clearance and the set up of equipment.

Economic development, crime and international relations among key issues for Inter-Sessional

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Economic Development, Crime and Security and International Relations are among the key issues for discussion by CARICOM Heads of Government at their Twenty Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting  in Georgetown Guyana, 16 – 17 February 2017.

CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque  briefed the media  during a press Conference at the CARICOM Headquarters in Georgetown on Monday.

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Turks and Caicos Islands to host CDB’s 47th Annual Meeting

 

The CDB delegation during an official visit to the Premier of Turks and Caicos Islands on February 3, 2017. From left to right: Dr. William Warren Smith, President, CDB; Hon. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson, Premier, Turks and Caicos Islands; Yvette Lemonias-Seale, Vice-President (Corporate Services) and Bank Secretary, CDB; and Volville Forsythe, Assistant Bank Secretary, CDB. (Photo via CDB)
The CDB delegation during an official visit to the Premier of Turks and Caicos Islands on February 3, 2017. From left, Dr. William Warren Smith, President, CDB; Hon. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson, Premier, Turks and Caicos Islands; Ms. Yvette Lemonias-Seale, Vice-President (Corporate Services) and Bank Secretary, CDB; and Mr. Volville Forsythe, Assistant Bank Secretary, CDB. (Photo via CDB)

 

Grand Turk, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS –  The Turks and Caicos Islands will host the 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Dr. William Warren Smith, CDB President, made the announcement on February 3, during an official visit with the country’s Premier, Hon. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson.

Approximately 500 delegates are expected to attend the Meeting, which will take place May 24 and 25, 2017. Participants will include Ministers and Government officials, private sector representatives, members of civil society and academia, and media. The flagship event will highlight the impact of the Bank’s investments in its 19 borrowing member countries (BMCs). In addition, stakeholders will take part in strategic discussions on resolving some of the Caribbean Region’s most pressing economic and social development issues.

“We extend our appreciation and thanks to the Government and people of the Turks and Caicos Islands for agreeing to host the Bank’s 47th Annual Meeting. This is the second time that TCI is hosting this event.  We see this as a strong show of support for our institution and the work we do in helping to drive economic and social development across the Caribbean Region,” said Dr. Smith.

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