February 21, 2024

Building a Sustainable Future: Strategies for sustainable development in communities

As the world faces pressing environmental and social challenges, the need for sustainable development has never been more critical. Communities play a vital role in shaping a sustainable future, and implementing effective strategies for sustainable development is key to creating resilient, thriving, and harmonious societies. Let’s explore various strategies for sustainable development in communities and discuss […]

UWI Researchers cop US $300,000 to study nature-based coastal solutions

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Wednesday, April 17, 2023 — Researchers at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are pleased to have secured US $300,000 to conduct much needed research into designing sustainable, nature-based coastal solutions. The grant by Future Earth will fund research in Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Barbados and Jamaica […]

The UWI announces Dr Beverly-Anne Carter’s Professorship

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Monday, January 23, 2023—The Office of Administration at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to recognise the Professorship appointment of Dr Beverly-Anne Carter who retired in October 2022.  Professor Carter earned her promotion to the highest academic rank at the institution following a rigorous assessment […]

The UWI Open Campus issues first set of Verifiable Credentials

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Tuesday, October 26, 2021 — Thirty-one persons from across the Caribbean became the first cohort to benefit from a Verifiable Credentials (digital) project being implemented by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus. The Verifiable Credentials, which are delivered electronically, were issued to eight students […]

Sir Hilary: We need a new development paradigm for the 21st century

as The UWI, SUNY meet with international development partners in New York to advance #ClimateAction Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, 23 September 2019. “The world economy needs a new development paradigm for the 21st century,” says Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. He made the statement on Friday, 20 […]

OECS celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

By Natasha Augustin Friday, May 24, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia’s Ministries of Sustainable Development, Education, Fisheries and Forestry, and with the support of other partners and sponsors, celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2019 under the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health.” […]

Statement by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris Thursday, December 06, 2018

My Fellow Citizens and residents, I am pleased to address you today on some important matters of state, which I am sure will affect you positively. And as we draw closer to the yuletide season celebrations during which we experience so much joy and excitement, I bring you only good news. As we approach Budget […]

ECLAC publishes disaster assessment exercise guide

(8 November 2018) ECLAC has been a pioneer in the field of disaster assessment and in the development and dissemination of the Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology. Following several devastating hurricanes, earthquakes and other natural disasters over the last few years in Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC has carried out several successful DaLA […]

Caribbean students to benefit from OAS initiative

By CMC From St Lucia Online (CMC) – Students from five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will benefit from a new initiative aimed at promoting digital education in the Caribbean. The Organisation of American States (OAS) said it has signed an agreement with the Spanish-based ProFuturo Foundation, which has one of the largest digital education programmes […]

Exhibition Invitation: “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change”

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 […]