October 15, 2018

Exhibition Invitation: “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change”

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From OECS Thursday, October 4, 2018 — A ground-breaking exhibition to raise public awareness of the impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States is being held at the Saint Lucia Harbour Club from the 8th – 12th October. Under the theme: “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change” the interactive exhibition is […]

Irma Diaries puts a face to the impacts of climate change

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From OECS Thursday, September 20, 2018 — Brussels, Belgium — The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States in Brussels hosted the Author Angela Burnett in the presentation and reading of her book The Irma Diaries on Monday, 17th September 2018. The event was attended by representatives of EU as well as diplomats from the Latin […]

Videoship to showcase Media Beach Global News Exchange at Public Media Alliance and Caribbean Broadcast Union Annual General Assembly

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VideoShip Enterprise Ltd., a global leader in advanced workflow and Content Distribution Network (CDN) services for the broadcast, film and cable industries, is showcasing their Media Beach Global News Exchange technology at the Public Media Alliance (PMA) Global Conference and the Caribbean Broadcast Union (CBU) 49th Annual […]

Joint declaration by the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states and the EU on climate change

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We, the ACP-EU Council of Ministers, Representing 107 countries from Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific and the European Union, committed to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Guided by the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement; In pursuit of the full and effective implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris […]

ILAND resilience get creative with climate change & sustainable land management

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OECS Communication Friday, May 4, 2018 — The OECS/GCCA ILAND Resilience Project is launching a major Climate Change and Sustainable Land Management awareness initiative in the form of whiteboard animations. Climate Change is one of the most topical issues globally and it is a major concern for Small Island Developing States like the OECS Region. […]

Climate change may scuttle Caribbean’s post-hurricane plans for renewables

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By Masaō Ashtine From Renewable Energy World Puerto Rico lost electricity again on April 18, seven months after Hurricane Maria first knocked out the island’s power grid. For people in some remote rural areas, the blackout was more of the same. Their power had yet to be restored. The dangerous fragility of Puerto Rico’s energy systems has put […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Worsening consequences of Climate Change

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By Sir Ronald Sanders (This commentary is excerpted from the writer’s presentation to the Caribbean Actuarial Association’s 27th annual conference in Nassau, Bahamas on 30 November 30 on Political and Economic Challenges Confronting the Caribbean) The effects of Climate Change, particularly sea-level rise, is an overwhelming problem for the Caribbean that needs urgent attention.  Delay […]

Jamaica engages Caribbean on Climate Change and World heritage

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ByKimberly Ramkhalawan From Magnetic Media Jamaica, May 30th 2017: Jamaica is currently playing host nation to the region’s first symposium on Climate Change and World Heritage. This year’s theme, “Rallying for the protection of Culture and Heritage in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) under a sustainable 21st Century climate change agenda”. The aim, to bring […]

The future of work in the Caribbean – Shaping the future we want

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Kingston (ILO News) Around 150 representatives from governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, academia and civil society organizations from all over the region, participated today in a broad discussion focused on what the future of work would look like in the Caribbean and how we want to shape it. In opening of the Caribbean Future of […]

Cayman Islands national energy policy consult begins

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In 20 years 70 percent of electricity generated in the Cayman Islands could come from renewable sources states a new draft energy policy on which Government is seeking public feedback. The Planning Ministry today (Tuesday 7 February 2017) launched a two week consultation period on the document, which is available from the publications section of […]