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CARICOM Consultation seeks areas for regional collaboration on local needs

GIU (adapted) – How can Montserrat better support the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and how can the community support us? This question will be put on the table starting on Thursday, September 5 at the two-day CARICOM Consultation on the reformation and development of its five-year strategic plan.

by Dr. Gwendoline Williams of Trinidad & Tobago and her team will lead the consultation. The primary outcomes of the consultations will be Montserrat’s contribution to CARICOM’s five-year strategic plan and the development of the future vision and focus for the CARICOM Secretariat.

In Montserrat, there will be five group sessions iinvolve: Senior Officers of Government, Department Heads, Statutory Bodies and Companies, NGO’s, Community Business Organizations, Private sector Representatives, Civil Society, Youth and Youth leaders, the church and the media.

Some areas to be discussed in the hopes of establishing the priorities for Montserrat in relation to CARICOM support are agriculture, in particular food and nutrition security; Crime and Security; Energy security; Intra-regional transport; Environment and climate change; Economic growth and development; Youth; and ICT.

The government is encouraging family and friends in the Diaspora to log on this Friday starting at 9 a.m. to view and also contribute to the conversation via Skype video chat or email. More information can be found on www.zjb.gov.ms/watch.

A release from the GIU informs that the UK Government assisted with funds for a full review of the organization which celebrates 40 years of existence this year. Montserrat has been a full member since May , 1974.

 

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GIU (adapted) – How can Montserrat better support the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and how can the community support us? This question will be put on the table starting on Thursday, September 5 at the two-day CARICOM Consultation on the reformation and development of its five-year strategic plan.

by Dr. Gwendoline Williams of Trinidad & Tobago and her team will lead the consultation. The primary outcomes of the consultations will be Montserrat’s contribution to CARICOM’s five-year strategic plan and the development of the future vision and focus for the CARICOM Secretariat.

In Montserrat, there will be five group sessions iinvolve: Senior Officers of Government, Department Heads, Statutory Bodies and Companies, NGO’s, Community Business Organizations, Private sector Representatives, Civil Society, Youth and Youth leaders, the church and the media.

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Some areas to be discussed in the hopes of establishing the priorities for Montserrat in relation to CARICOM support are agriculture, in particular food and nutrition security; Crime and Security; Energy security; Intra-regional transport; Environment and climate change; Economic growth and development; Youth; and ICT.

The government is encouraging family and friends in the Diaspora to log on this Friday starting at 9 a.m. to view and also contribute to the conversation via Skype video chat or email. More information can be found on www.zjb.gov.ms/watch.

A release from the GIU informs that the UK Government assisted with funds for a full review of the organization which celebrates 40 years of existence this year. Montserrat has been a full member since May , 1974.