CLIMATE CHANGE

This week Europeans celebrate the annual “Climate Diplomacy” week to highlight climate action in the EU and beyond. It is a year and a half since the Paris Agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016 that was agreed with the excellent cooperation of the Caribbean. Its central aim is to strengthen the global response […]

The adverse effects faced by farmers in Carriacou and Petite Martinique during the dry season, which include a lack of sufficient food and water for their animals, will soon be addressed. Through funding from the Japanese Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, a Pasture Management Project will be implemented. The project will be done in conjunction with […]

Small Island States face the alarming prospect that their sovereign credit ratings might be downgraded over time due to climate risks and impacts. This could land them in a type of “financial trap,” leading to challenges in managing national finances, dependence on foreign aid and increasing vulnerabilities to climate change. Climate change impacts impose substantialeconomic costs on […]

May 15th 2018, is being recognised across the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS as Climate Change Day. This designation is as a result of the OECS and the UNFCCC entering into a partnership which focuses on communication and awareness surrounding climate change and the Conference of Parties (COP) meetings. This year’s focus on raising […]

Mr. Chairman, I wish to speak to the issue of climate change which is impacting our countries in very significant ways. This is a matter that we must address as the impacts of climate change are becoming more and more evident day by day and with significant consequences. We only have to look at the […]

Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, leaves Grenada later today, Monday, April 16th, to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) Conference in the United Kingdom. From April 16th to 20th, Leaders of the Commonwealth Community of Nations will gather in London and Windsor to address the shared challenges affecting the Body of […]

A Regional Consultation on effective platforms for Wider Caribbean Dialogue being hosted by the CARIFORUM Directorate has been described as a timely initiative by the CARIFORUM Director General, Mr. Percival Marie, and the Ambassador of the European Union Delegation in Barbados, Her Excellency Daniela Tramacere. They were speaking at the opening of the consultation which is being held at […]

Earth Hour at True Blue Bay Boutique Resort on March 24th from 8:30pm to 9:30 pm On Saturday 24th March 2018, True Blue Bay Boutique Resort and Dodgy Dock Restaurant and Lounge Bar will take part in a Global celebration of the efforts to conserve our planet by hosting Earth Hour. From 8:30 pm the […]

Rising hunger and out-of-control obesity. Degradation of natural resources. Persistent rural poverty and inequality. And climate change. These are the main enemies of food security in Latin America and the Caribbean. Just a couple of years ago, the region was celebrating a historical achievement. In 2015, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […]

With climate change at the centre of discussions among Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government, President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise wants the Region to confront the challenges together, from a position of strength. He also wants a new mechanism for disaster risk funding that would assist affected Member States to quickly recover and […]


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