September 21, 2019

St. V & G: Town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 — A town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change will be held on September 20th at Buccament Bay, Bay Area in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The media are invited to attend.  WHATThe town hall meeting aims to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change, migration of population and […]

UWI academics contribute to new IPCC special report on climate change and land

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Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, August 16, 2019—The IPCC, the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change, has just released its findings and recommendations on climate change and land and three academics from The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are contributors to the global report. Entitled Climate Change and Land: […]

OECS-GIZ host Town Hall Meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change in Saint Lucia

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Friday, July 26, 2019 — Residents of the coastal community of Anse-la-Raye and members of the general public in Saint Lucia had the opportunity to learn and share experiences on the topic of Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change at a town hall meeting organised by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission […]

Reporting on Climate Change in the Caribbean

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From UNESCO Twelve Caribbean journalists from the Eastern Caribbean countries gathered at the Department of Environment, in St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda for a UNESCO workshop, Doing Justice to Climate Change Issues: Handbook for Caribbean Media Workers. This capacity-building activity was organized by the UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean in partnership with the Association of […]

Jamaica’s ‘Voices for Climate Change’ spreads its message with music

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica – From reggae and dancehall music to jingles extolling the virtues of everything from laundry detergent to fast food, the way to any Jamaican’s heart is through song — prompting Panos Caribbean, a media-savvy non-governmental organisation, to take a musical approach to spread its environmental message. The organisation has […]

Planetary Security in the Caribbean region: Plan of Action on resilience

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From Planetary Security Initiative Planetary Security Initiatives are increasingly moving from analysis to action. The recently agreed upon Plan of Action (POA) on Resilience in the Caribbean, is an excellent example of how regional experts developed a list with 2-do’s to tackle the climate-security nexus in this region, including sharing knowledge, action in the field of water, […]

Twenty New Zealand Scholarships for Caribbean citizens! Apply from 15th Feb 2019!

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New Zealand High Commission Bridgetown / OECS Commission Tuesday, February 5, 2019 — The New Zealand High Commission in Bridgetown is promoting the upcoming round of applications for New Zealand Development Scholarships with twenty (20) available to eligible Caribbean citizens.  Applications open on Friday, 15 February, 2019. Background Every year, New Zealand offers up to 20 scholarships to […]

The Editor speaks: New Year’s Messages

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Much of the space taken up in the current full edition of iNews Cayman is all the New Year’s Messages. Everyone is positive and one, from our Speaker, Hon. McKeeva Bush, touts the building of 50 storey sky scrapers – even if only one is granted, he says. I can only wonder where that idea […]

1.5 critical reasons

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5 Reasons 1.5 remains critical for the Caribbean By Dizzanne Billy From Climate Tracker At COP24, we were not surprised to see contention arising between grown delegates over the use of miniscule words. It happened last year, this year, and it is with high confidence that we declare it will happen at COP25, whether it […]

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 […]