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pdf Barbados to welcome Tertiary Students from Antigua and Barbuda on CSME Field Mission Popular

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The Acting Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Richard Sealy is scheduled to engage nineteen students from tertiary institutions in Antigua and Barbuda at a welcome ceremony on Monday 28 September 2015. The students are participating in a CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) mission to Barbados next week – 28 September - 3 October 2015.

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PR1092016 - CARICOM and ILO Sign Significant MOU.pdf

Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRoque, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on behalf of the CARICOM Secretariat with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in June. The MOU allows CARICOM Member States to utilise ‘.Stat’, a software tool, for the facilitation of labour market analysis and other related functions. The MOU was signed at the CARICOM Secretariat’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana.

pdf CARICOM Promotes Public Awareness of Free Movement

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PR1262016 - CARICOM Promotes Public Awareness of Free Movement.pdf

The CARICOM Secretariat is pressing ahead with its public education programme regarding the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). It will be hosting a series of three (3) public sensitisation sessions on the facilitation of travel within the CSME. The first of these will be held in Dominica on Friday, September 9 and a wide cross-section of the public is expected to attend. These sessions are being facilitated by resource persons from the Secretariat and implemented with assistance provided under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF). The other two (2) sessions will be held later in Guyana and Jamaica.

pdf CARICOM Secretariat targets private sector, rural communities in CSME workshop

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PR1572016 - Increased CSME awareness for Guyana.pdf

On Wednesday, November 2, a one-day CSME sensitization workshop is being convened in
Guyana. Approximately 30 participants from private sector entities and rural organizations
will assemble at the Guyana Marriott Hotel for information sharing and dialogue regarding
the CSME.

pdf CARICOM Tackles Regional Social Dialogue and Social Protection Popular

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PR1312016 - CARICOM Tackles Regional Social Dialogue and Social Protection.pdf

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is hosting a one-day regional consultation on the establishment of a regional tripartite social dialogue mechanism and a regional social protection floor. It takes place on Monday, September 19 at the Secretariat’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. The aim is to discuss a proposed social dialogue mechanism and social protection for the region in order to provide recommendations to the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD).

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CompetitionTrainingForJudgesPressRelease.pdf

The CARICOM Secretariat winds up its sensitization sessions for judges in competition law and policy this Friday, June 17 in Belize at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. Fourteen members of the judiciary will be participating in the activity which is funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).These include judges from Belize’s Supreme Court, The Court of Appeal as well as registrars.

pdf CSME monitoring and evaluation training set to begin

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PR1582016 - CSME monitoring and evaluation training set to begin.pdf

Statisticians from across the region will soon be better equipped to measure and monitor effectively the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is due to a training exercise to be hosted in Barbados by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.

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PR1332016 - CSME Public Procurement Training Gets Underway.pdf

) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat continues its drive toward establishing an integrated and single CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) Public Procurement Regime. A week-long train- the-trainers workshop began on Monday, September 19 at the Secretariat’s CSME Unit in Barbados. The workshop’s aim is to train procurement specialists on the instruments that make up such a regime.

pdf Free Movement Sensitization for Labour Stakeholders

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PR1542016 - Free Movement Sensitization for Labour Stakeholders.pdf

Employers and workers organizations as well as other labour-related entities across the region are to become more aware of the free movement provisions of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is due to a series of free movement sensitization sessions by the CARICOM Secretariat which began earlier this year. The latest activity is set for Dominica and will take place from Monday October 24 to Tuesday, October 25 at the Fort Young Hotel. This initiative is being facilitated under the 10th European Development Fund CSME and Economic Integration Programme. Approximately 40 representatives from local organizations in both the public and private sectors are expected to attend the two-day activity.

pdf Guyana Officials Receive LMIS Training

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PR1522016 - Guyana Officials Receive LMIS Training (3).pdf

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat continues its series of labour market information system (LMIS) training in Member States.

pdf PR082017 CSME Training for Guyanas Secondary School Teachers

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PR082017 - CSME Training for Guyanas Secondary School Teachers.pdf

The workshop’s objective is to train teachers of first to third form students in how to stimulate interest in and encourage identification of career and skills development based on an understanding of the opportunities offered by the CSME

pdf PR1072016: CARICOM Making Cross-Border Business Easier Popular

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One of the major aims of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) is to stimulate economic growth and competitiveness by facilitating intra-regional commercial activity. An important project being executed by the CSME Unit of the CARICOM Secretariat will make this increasingly possible. On Monday, the Secretariat hosts a 2-day regional consultation in Trinidad and Tobago on the development of a framework policy on establishing a single jurisdiction within the CSME. Having a single jurisdiction means that once a company is registered in one Member State, it is deemed to be registered in all participating Member States in the CSME. This would save the company time and financial costs associated with the registration process.

pdf PR1442016 Greater CSME Awareness for Barbados Private Sector and Rural Communities Popular

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) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is ensuring that vital stakeholders continue to be well informed about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and its significant benefits.

pdf PR152015 Tertiary students from Grenada to examine the CSME in Belize Popular

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PR152015 - TertiaryStudentsFromGrenadatoExamineCSMEInBelize.pdf

Nineteen students from tertiary institutions in Grenada are participating in a CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) mission to Belize next week – 30 August – 4 September 2015.

pdf PR1652016 Belizes Private Sector and Agricultural Producers Get More CSME Aware

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PR1652016 - Belizes Private Sector and Agricultural Producers Get More CSME-Aware.pdf

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat presses ahead with its public education drive to ensure that vital sectors know about the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and its significant benefits. On Wednesday, November 23, a one-day CSME sensitization workshop will be hosted in San Ignacio, Belize.

pdf PR172017 CARICOM Builds Consumer Protection Capacity

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pdf PR1732016 CSME Sensitization for Jamaicas Rural Community

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PR1732016 - CSME Sensitization for Jamaicas Rural Community.pdf

Jamaica’s rural agricultural producers will soon be more equipped to benefit from the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This is due to a one-day CSME sensitization workshop to be convened by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat this Wednesday, November 30. Approximately 40 participants from agricultural bodies and related public sector entities will converge at the Golf View Hotel in Mandeville, Manchester for the event. The activity is facilitated under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and Economic Integration Programme (EIP). This represents a valuable opportunity for rural producers to gain information about the CSME and learn about its significant advantages for their sector.

pdf PR1802016 CSME Training for Saint Lucias Secondary School Teachers

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pdf PR432015 Making Strides toward Improved CSME Access for CARICOM Nationals Popular

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PR432015 - Making Strides toward Improved CSME Access for CARICOM Nationals.pdf

CARICOM nationals will now have more efficient access to the provisions of the CARICOM Single Market due to a recently concluded training exercise. Close to 300 public administrators and officials across the region have been trained in a new data management and work flow system that will make application processes under the CSME much smoother.

pdf PR442017 CSME Education for 300 Secondary School Students in Clarendon Jamaica

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