The CARICOM Secretariat is the principal administrative organ of the Community and is headed by a Secretary General who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Community.
To contribute, in support of Member States, to the improvement of the quality of life of the People of the Community and the development of an innovative and productive society in partnership with institutions and groups working towards attaining a people-centred, sustainable and internationally competitive Community.
10th EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND (EDF) CARIBBEAN REGIONAL INDICATIVE PROGRAMME (CRIP) SUPPORT TO CARIFORUM STATES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMITMENTS UNDERTAKEN UNDER THE CARIFORUM-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT (EPA)
The 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Caribbean Regional Indicative Programme (CRIP), valued at €165 million, provides support to the Region to aid in the implementation of the CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
Under the CRIP, a €46,500,000 contribution amount has been provided to support interventions in over a half dozen technical areas under the EPA. An additional €28,300,000 has been made available for purposes of the Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP), which, in part, will contribute to support for EPA implementation. READ MORE