July 24, 2021

Member States of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are set to benefit from the implementation of two European Union (EU) Funded Projects

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021 — Member States of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are set to benefit from the implementation of two European Union (EU) funded projects: The Biodiversity Support Programme for ACP Coastal Environments (BioSPACE) and the Integrated Landscape Approaches and Investments in Sustainable Land Management in the OECS (ILM). BioSPACE contributes to the sustainable development of […]

OECS Commission to support consumer protection under the 11th EDF

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — The 11th European Development Fund (EDF) will provide a new boost to the OECS’s commitment to implementing this framework, and advance the improvement of conditions for consumers. Under the 11th EDF the OECS will be executing several initiatives aimed at improving the Consumer Protection environment in the region. This includes activities aimed at […]

Montserrat: OECS congratulates Premier Taylor-Farrell on election victory

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Statement from the OECS Commission Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends warm congratulations to Premier Easton Taylor-Farrell on the victory of his party at the just concluded national elections in Montserrat. Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules, welcomed the newly elected Premier stating, “I […]

Immigration officers receive training on OECS free movement of citizens

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By Angelica. A. O’Donoghue, Assistant Director-General of Communications, Office of the Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister, Antigua and Barbuda Friday, November 8, 2019 — ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA — In an effort to continuously train and develop staff, the Chief of Immigration in Antigua and Barbuda, Ms. Katrina Yearwood, held a sensitisation session with her officers on aspects […]

World Polio Day marks a major milestone towards polio eradication

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From World Health Organization The independent Global Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication (GCC) has declared wild poliovirus type 3 to be globally eradicated. Announced today on World Polio Day, this is a major milestone in the global effort to rid the world of all poliovirus strains and ensure that no child will ever […]

OECS Music Talk comes to Saint Lucia

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Thursday, August 29, 2019 — The OECS Competitive Business Unit (CBU) continues its Music Mentorship and Artiste Development Programme in Saint Lucia with the third installment of the OECS Music Talk series, featuring four well-known local music mentors and well over 20 mentees, today Thursday 29 August at the Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. The OECS Music Talk is […]

Government of Chile offers Masters Scholarship in Development and International Cooperation

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 — The Government of Chile, through its Chilean Agency for International Cooperation and Development, has announced the Horizontal Cooperation Scholarship Call for the Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation in Santiago, Chile from March 2020 to February 2022. All Member States of the Caribbean Community are invited to submit nominations of suitably […]

OECS Music Talk continues in Grenada

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OECS Media Statement Thursday, July 25, 2019 — Roseau, Dominica – The OECS Competitive Business Unit (CBU) continued its Music Mentorship and Artiste Development Programme in the Spice Isle, Grenada, with the second installment of the OECS Music Talk series, on Wednesday 24 July, at the Grenada Trade Center. Music Talk is a programme targeting emerging musical talents […]

OECS honours longstanding seasonal agricultural workers

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32 workers recognised for 15+ years of service at ECLS event Friday, July 19, 2019 — Leamington, Ontario, Canada: Longstanding farm workers with the Canada Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP) were honoured for their years of dedicated service at the inaugural Eastern Caribbean Liaison Services (ECLS) Worker Recognition and Employer Appreciation Event, held in Leamington, Ontario, on […]

CARDI Saint Lucia to host workshop on Market Intelligence as a Strategy to better manage Climatic Variability Risks

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By Andrea K. Veira CARDI Representative for Saint Lucia Monday, May 27, 2019 — The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Saint Lucia will welcome specially invited participants to a one day workshop aimed at strengthening capacity in the agricultural sector in Saint Lucia through the examination of market trends linked to climate change, such […]