Call For Talks On Managed Migration Policy

Barbados Minister of Home Affairs and Information, Wilfred Abrahams (Photo via BGIS)

(Barbados Government Information Service Press Release) A call has been made for CARICOM member states to hold frank discussions on managed migration to support each other’s developmental priorities.

(Barbados) Minister of Home Affairs and Information, Wilfred Abrahams, made this call as he addressed a two-day workshop on: Migration and Migration Policy in the Caribbean at the Radisson Aquatica Resort this morning.

The workshop was organised by CARICOM IMPACS, the CARICOM Secretariat in partnership with the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) and through funding from the United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration.

Minister Abrahams noted that while Barbados was identified as the most densely populated country in the region, the Republic of Suriname, Guyana, Belize, Bahamas and Dominica were recorded as being the least densely populated countries.

“A frank discussion on how to manage migration can support those economies whose growth rate is exponential must be held in this region. No one should be left behind,” he stated.

Read more at: Barbados Government Information Service

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