May 13, 2021

Caribbean ministers celebrate ECLAC 70th anniversary with focus on holistic approach to development

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The 27th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) took place in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia last Friday (27 April 2018) and brought together senior decision makers from across the Caribbean, to address the most pressing issues currently facing the subregion. Recognizing the invaluable contribution made by the Economic Commission for Latin America […]

Caribbean countries aim to seek compensation for climate chang

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From The Daily Herald PHILIPSBURG–Compensation from industrial nations will be sought by Caribbean nations for losses related to global warming, especially for its impact on the region’s mainstay – tourism. Caribbean representatives are slated to meet in Mexico in June to formulate an “adequate” compensation package to present to the representatives of industrialized nations, Finance […]

Senior government officials address Sustainable Development priorities of the Caribbean

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The Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado, opened the 26th session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee in Saint Kitts and Nevis. (April 22, 2016) “National ownership, strong integrated policy planning, and effective institutional coordinating mechanisms are required to foster partnerships and enhance programme implementation as the Caribbean embarks on the 2030 Agenda […]

The Caribbean’s development trajectory and debt outlook to be discussed in Saint Kitts and Nevis

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From ECLAC A proposal to address the Caribbean’s high debt burden and strategies to achieve sustainable development in the region will be the focus of discussions when two important meetings of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC): the Caribbean Development Roundtable (CDR) and the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) convene […]