July 24, 2021

Global artists bring world together in “Imagine” moment during Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

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23 Jul 2021 – Global artists Angélique Kidjo, Alejandro Sanz, John Legend, Keith Urban and the Suginami Children’s Choir brought all five continents together in today’s Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Hundreds of millions of people watched an emotional performance of “Imagine”, written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

Yusra Mardini and Tachlowini Gabriyesos announced as flagbearers of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team

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23 Jul 2021 – The two athletes who will be carrying the Olympic flag on behalf of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are swimmer Yusra Mardini and marathon runner Tachlowini Gabriyesos. Mardini, who competed at Rio 2016 as part of the first Refugee Olympic Team, expressed her […]

Council of Ministers of Human and Social Development Meeting to be held in Dominica

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Monday, November 11, 2019 — The 5th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Human and Social Development of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in the Commonwealth of Dominica from 12-13 November 2019. The media are invited to the Opening Ceremony scheduled to convene on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 p.m instead of 8:30 a.m at […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris attends the Caribbean Development Bank’s 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors and delivers remarks at Opening Ceremony

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June 5th, 2019St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, who holds a seat on the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), is attending its 49th Annual Meeting, which is taking place from June 5thto 6th, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain, Trinidad.  Financial Secretary for the […]

Council of Ministers’ Meeting for Environmental Sustainability to be held in Martinique

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COMES 6) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in Martinique from 15-17 May 2019, under the theme “Towards a Sustainable Caribbean Society.” WHAT The 6th Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability Meeting brings together Government Officials, Representatives of International and Regional […]

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 […]

Barbados: Caribbean Week of Agriculture starts Mon Oct 8

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From Barbados GIS The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will host theCaribbean Week of Agriculture, from Monday, October 8, to Friday, October 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). During the week, there will be a number of activities, including a plenary session, workshops, seminars, presentations by FAO, CARDI and IICA, as well […]

Regional Work-planning Meeting for Child Protection Focal Points

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Port of Spain: On 14th August 2018, the Office of the Prime Minister (Gender and Child Affairs) together with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hosted the first Regional Work-Planning Meeting for Child Protection Focal Points in the Caribbean. This meeting which takes place from August 14 to 16, 2018, will engage eleven (11) Regional […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]