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Washington -- Jan. 26, 2009 -- The World Bank Board of Directors, on Jan. 15, approved a US$3 million zero-interest credit to increase youth employment in Grenada by providing private sector-driven training.
Roseau -- Nov. 7, 2008 -- The Delegation of the European Commission in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will meet with government officials who administer EC-funded projects in Grenada on 6 November 2008 as part of a comprehensive Country Portfolio Review (CPR).
Belize -- Nov. 6, 2008 -- Floyd Phillips, President, Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators, OOCUR: "The purpose of this meeting really is to pull the various regulators to try to discuss the possibilities of a common regulatory framework throughout the Caribbean and that is the theme of this conference and this is what we've been pushing for from the time we decided to form OOCUR."
CARICOM, Guyana -- Nov. 5, 2008 -- Under the theme, Leadership: Uniting Vision and Purpose, the Eighth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) was held on 29 -31 October 2008, in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Bridgetown -- Nov. 5, 2008 -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency, in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC) and the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (CRNM) will be hosting the 1st CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Business Forum in Barbados on November 24-25, 2008 at the Barbados Hilton Hotel, Bridgetown.
Washington, D.C. – On October 8, 2008, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and Jamaica’s ICWI Investments Limited signed an agency agreement under which ICWI will operate as the IIC’s agent in Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Oct. 29, 2008 -- In the midst of an uncertain international context, countries in the region are striving to advance towards trade agreements that reduce associated transaction costs.
Otc. 29, 2008 – Exports from Latin America and the Caribbean are on track to grow at an estimated 23 per cent this year, despite the global financial crisis, according to a report released today by the United Nations office for the region.
Basseterre -- Oct. 23, 2008 -- St. Kitts and Nevis was among 18 nations elected on Wednesday by the United Nations to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
ECLAC -- Oct. 17, 2008 -- Experts and officials from several Latin American, Caribbean and European nations will gather in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from October 22-24 for the Eighth Meeting of the Executive Committee of ECLAC's Statistical Conference of the Americas, to review progress in the implementation of the biennial programme of regional and international cooperation 2007-2009.