November 19, 2019

OECS welcomes new Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Morocco

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Monday, November 18, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States welcomes the appointment of Mr. Ian M. Queeley, a St. Kitts and Nevis national, as OECS Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Morocco. OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules said Ambassador-Designate Queeley’s illustrious thirty-five-year career had been built upon promoting peace, prosperity and inter-regional engagement, most recently […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

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Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

Deputies of the French National Assembly pay courtesy visit to the OECS Director General

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From OECS Thursday, November 14, 2019 — Deputies of the French National Assembly Bérengère Poletti and Annie Chapelier, accompanied by French Ambassador to the OECS and Barbados, H.E. Philippe Ardanaz, paid a courtesy call on the Director General of the OECS Dr. Didacus Jules. This meeting was scheduled as part of the information gathering mission for […]

The UWI commends Antigua & Barbuda’s investment in the OECS

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60 to receive scholarships to The UWI Five Islands Campus Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Tuesday, 12 November 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) applauds the Government of Antigua and Barbuda’s decision to offer 60 scholarships to students at The UWI’s new Five Islands Campus in Antigua. According to a recent Cabinet statement, students from […]

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 […]

Martinique based company airZoon launches Wi-Fi advertising platform in Saint Lucia as part of the INTERREG TEECA project

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From OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Monday, November 4, 2019 — Martinique Technology Company airZoon has successfully completed intensive negotiations and launched a Wi-Fi advertising platform at popular restaurants in Saint Lucia with the support of the INTERREG Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean project (TEECA project). Founder of airZoon Steve Bercy who currently provides the same services […]

OECS partners convene in Saint Lucia to assess how to improve disaster preparedness

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — Representatives from 12 OECS Member States met on 17th and 18th October, in Saint Lucia, to assess how they can enhance preparedness for natural hazards, such as hurricanes, floods and droughts, when weather forecasts show that trouble is on the way. The 50 participants looked at how forecast information could be […]

GGGI and OECS to hold a panel discussion on Regional Climate Change Support Mechanisms as part of Virtual Island Summit

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OECS / GGGI Joint Media Release Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean  States (OECS), in cooperation with Island Innovation, are hosting an online panel discussion on regional initiatives that support island states in setting and achieving climate change goals on October 24, 2019. The general […]

OECS and GGGI discuss accelerated green growth cooperation

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — Seoul, South Korea — OECS Director General, Dr. Didacus Jules, met with the Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Dr. Frank Rijsberman, today in the margins of the Global Green Growth Week 2019 currently being held in Seoul, South Korea. The Director Generals exchanged views on the growing cooperation between […]

Caribbean Statistics Day: OECS Commission features Gatlin Roberts

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By Loverly Anthony Outgoing Chief Statistician for St. Vincent and the Grenadines reflects on almost four-decade tenure Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — In observance of Caribbean Statistics Day 2019, the OECS Statistics in Focus sat down with outgoing Chief Statistician in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Gatlin Roberts. A native of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, […]