September 16, 2019

The Caribbean and the Blue Economy: We need YOU for the UNDP Accelerator Lab!

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Monday, March 25, 2019 — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a valued development partner of the OECS is innovating and accelerating development and they now need three (3) forward thinking, creative, passionate persons to join their team.  UNDP has launched 60 accelerator labs around the world creating the largest innovation network on the planet. […]

OECS hosts National Consultations for Multi-Purpose Identification System

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Monday, March 25, 2019 — Four OECS Member States are one step closer to the implementation of a Multi-Purpose Identification System (MPID) that is expected to enhance access to government services, reduce transaction costs and improve business competitiveness. The MPID is designed to consolidate many government issued identification cards such as the National Identification Card; National […]

Five female student entrepreneurs from OECS advance to the finals of the TEECA Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

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Friday, March 22, 2019 — The Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean (TEECA) Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinal boot camp held in Saint Lucia last week ended successfully with five female student entrepreneurs from the OECS selected by the jury for the finals. The two-day event was dedicated to OECS tertiary level students who had applied to […]

Invitation to launch & public consultation of OECS development strategy

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OECS Media Alert: ‘Its Your Future – Its Your Say’ Public Consultation on the OECS Development Strategy Thursday, March 21, 2019 — The OECS Commission in conjunction with its extensive stakeholders over a period of two years has developed a leading Development Strategy for Member Nations of the OECS to tap into the immense economic opportunities […]

Statement by the OECS on the recent escalation of the United States action towards Cuba

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — The Authority of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) meeting in Special Session in Guadeloupe on March 15, 2019: NOTING the renewed intensification in the application of the Helms-Burton Act by the United States Government through its decision to lift the suspension of Article III of the Act for a period […]

Accession of Guadeloupe to the OECS: “History and geography have conspired to bring us to this moment…”

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — A new chapter of cooperation has commenced between Guadeloupe and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States promising to open up new social, cultural and economic opportunities for citizens across the growing regional grouping of independent and non-independent countries. With the recent accession of the French Territory to the OECS inter-regional ties are being […]

Communiqué: Special Meeting of the OECS Authority for Accession of Guadeloupe to Associate Membership of the OECS

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Sunday, March 17, 2019 — A Special Meeting of the OECS Authority was held on March 14th and 15th 2019 at La Créole Beach Hôtel, Gosier and the Mémorial ACTe Museum, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, under the Chairmanship of Dr. the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Heads of Government and Representatives of Government […]

Livestream of the Ceremony of the Accession of Guadeloupe to the OECS on March 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM (GMT-4 AST))

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 — Official Ceremony of the Accesion of Guadeloupe to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (www.oecs.int).  WHAT The OECS Authority consisting of Heads of Government are meeting in a special session in Guadeloupe from 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an Associate Member of the Organisation. The Accession […]

Guadeloupe to accede to associate membership of OECS at Opening Ceremony for Special Meeting of OECS Authority on March 14, 2019

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Friday, March 8, 2019 — The OECS Authority is scheduled to meet in special session in Guadeloupe on 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an associate member of the Organisation. The accession of Guadeloupe will take place with the signing of an agreement to that effect during the Opening Ceremony for […]

New Cuban Ambassador accredited to the OECS

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Accreditation of H.E Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the OECS Wednesday, March 6, 2019 — The accreditation of H.E Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States today took place at OECS Commission. OECS Director General, H.E. Dr. Didacus Jules was presented with […]