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Chair of CARICOM

Current Chair of the Caribbean Community
Dr. Hon. Keith Mitchell

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Irwin LaRocque

Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Community
Ambassador Irwin LaRocque

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In Focus
How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away
How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away

 OP-ED By Irwin LaRocque and Achim Steiner* Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning... Read more

Bolstering Resilience for Vulnerable Countries
Bolstering Resilience for Vulnerable Countries

In light of the devastation caused by the recent hurricanes, and the anticipation of more frequent events of a similar nature, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an official COP23 Side Event on ‘Bolstering Resilience for Vulnerable... Read more

CARICOM, UN Chiefs, Heads of Government call for support to build back better in Caribbean

  New York, 15 November 2017 – After two back-to-back category five hurricanes swept across the Caribbean two months ago cutting a swathe of destruction, taking lives and impacting livelihoods, recovery costs are estimated at over US$3billion. In some of the most impacted island states... Read more

High-level conference to mobilize resources for hurricane-ravaged CARICOM States coming in November

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will hold a High-level Donor Conference on 20-21 November at UN Headquarters in New York to mobilise international resources for its Members devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.This initiative is aimed at... Read more

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