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CARICOM SECRETARY-GENERAL ATTENDS UN FORUM ON INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY

Posted: 14 June 2018 - Press Releases
On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other Heads of
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Need for climate change financing in SIDS highlighted at CHOGM 2018

Posted: 21 April 2018 - Regional News
Rt. Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, this morning used the international platform of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to reinforce the need for financing for
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CARICOM SG briefed by his Commonwealth counterpart ahead of Summit

Posted: 17 April 2018 - Press Releases
Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was this morning briefed by Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Patricia Scotland on the issues before this week's Commonwealth Heads of
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Clinton Global Action Network on post-disaster recovery launched with CARICOM participation

Posted: 03 April 2018 - Press Releases
Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque were among high profile participants at the formal launch of the Clinton Global Initiative
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Tourism Congress to address theme of building resilience in tourism sector

Posted: 14 March 2018 - Regional News
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (March 12, 2018) – When the XXIV Inter-American Congress of Ministers and High-Level Authorities of Tourism opens on Wednesday, March 21 at the Guyana
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CARICOM needs very concessional financing for climate resilience - Secretary-General LaRocque says

Posted: 27 February 2018 - Press Releases
  The Caribbean Community’s goal of creating a climate resilient region requires significant grant funding and very concessional financing, CARICOM
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Building a climate-resilient Community among matters for CARICOM 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting

Posted: 22 February 2018 - Press Releases
The Caribbean Community’s push to build a more climate-resilient Community following the devastating 2017 hurricane season is among matters for deliberation by CARICOM Heads of Government at
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PM Skerrit calls for “collaborative approach” for first climate resilience nation

Posted: 21 February 2018 - Regional News
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has said a collaborative approach is needed to realize the government’s idea of making Dominica the first climate resilient country in the world.Speaking
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Dominica hurricane damage survey likely to help reduce disaster risk worldwide

Posted: 15 February 2018 - Regional News
The biggest natural disaster to ever hit the Caribbean island of Dominica is now likely to provide guidelines for reducing the risk globally of disaster from hurricanes.Scientists led by disaster
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SIDS must never be denied concessional financing for climate resilience -SG

Posted: 15 February 2018 - Regional News
  “It is crucial to increase the level of investment of climate finance for health.” - CARICOM Secretary-General,Caribbean Community
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‘Building back better’: a resilient Caribbean after the 2017 hurricanes

Posted: 31 January 2018 - Article
Building back better’ after a disaster intuitively makes sense, but it is challenging and requires a deep understanding of the causes of disaster, recovery processes and future climate and
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CARICOM, UN Environment discuss closer cooperation

Posted: 29 January 2018 - Press Releases
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has expressed strong interest in strengthening its collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to improve environmental
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St. Kitts and Nevis receives support for hurricane recovery effort

Posted: 10 January 2018 - Press Releases
St. Kitts and Nevis’ post-hurricane recovery efforts were boosted on Monday, January 8, 2018 when the Government of the State of Qatar made a financial contribution to the Government of the
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A year that will have a lasting impact – CARICOM Secretary-General

Posted: 27 December 2017 - Press Releases
End  of  Year Messageby the Secretary-Generalo f theCaribbean Community (CARICOM)Ambassador Irwin LaRocque There is no doubt that the events of 2017 will have a lasting
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Bahamas PM warns region at great risk of climate change

Posted: 05 December 2017 - Regional News
  NASSAU, The Bahamas, Dec 5, CMC – The 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) has begun here with Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis noting
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Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support, urgent climate action – UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

Posted: 28 November 2017 - Press Releases
New York, 21 November 2017 – In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more
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CARICOM SG makes case for climate-resilient rebuilding of hurricane-damaged islands

Posted: 20 November 2017 - Press Releases
 CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque presenting remarks. Also at the Head Table are UNDP Administrator Mr Achim Steiner (l) and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau
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Help SIDS to help themselves – PM Chastanet issues call at COP23

Posted: 16 November 2017 - Press Releases
“I call on developed countries to help SIDS help themselves. We cannot wait till 2020 to see finance to deal with the emergency situations, build resilience in our countries as far as possible,
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CARICOM and UNDP share a side-event at COP 23

Posted: 14 November 2017 - Press Releases
CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada and his Saint Lucian counterpart Prime Minister Allen Chastanet along with CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque were part
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COP 23 - CARICOM engages Green Climate Fund Executive Director

Posted: 14 November 2017 - Press Releases
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia, the Lead Prime Ministerial Spokesman on Sustainable Development in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet and CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on
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CARICOM eyes key outcomes from UN climate change talks

Posted: 14 November 2017 - Press Releases
Mitigating climate risks and building resilience against extreme weather events underpin key areas of focus for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) during the ongoing United Nations (UN) climate talks
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Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Posted: 07 November 2017 - Press Releases
Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent Category Five Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.New Canadian
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High-level conference to mobilize resources for hurricane-ravaged CARICOM States coming in November

Posted: 28 October 2017 - Press Releases
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
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CARICOM-Mexico Summit: Joint Declaration

Posted: 26 October 2017 - Press Releases
We, the Heads of State and/or Government of the Caribbean Community Member States and Mexico, gathered in Belize City, Belize, to hold the Fourth CARICOM–Mexico Summit;Inspired by four
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Dominica Minister says Caribbean can learn from its rebuilding efforts

Posted: 19 October 2017 - Regional News
Still recovering from the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Erika two years ago, the small island of Dominica was hit by Hurricane Maria – a category five storm about a month ago.The
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CARICOM Chair begins discussions in Washington

Posted: 11 October 2017 - Regional News
Prime Minister Keith Mitchell at a meeting with World Bank team members responsible for the CaribbeanChairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. the Rt.
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‘Agriculture in Dominica, as we know it, now ceases to exist’ – OECS Commissioner

Posted: 27 September 2017 - Regional News
Hurricane Maria has destroyed the agriculture sector in Dominica. The Category Five hurricane flattened Dominica on 18 September.Both the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
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Dominica assured of continued CARICOM support – Chairman

Posted: 27 September 2017 - Regional News
CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has assured hurricane-ravaged Dominica of continued support from the CARICOM Family. Prime Minister Mitchell, along with CARICOM Secretary-General
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CARICOM Chair, Dominica PM Press Briefing

Posted: 26 September 2017 - Regional News

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CARICOM Chairman leads delegation to hurricane ravaged Dominica

Posted: 26 September 2017 - Regional News
CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell (2nd right) led a regional delegation to hurricane-ravaged Dominica on Tuesday, and met with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit (right).The
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