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        Wednesday, February 8, 2017    Climate Change will be the main talking point when the OECS Commission stages the third in its Vini Kozé Public Forum Series in Dominica on Friday February 10.   The Forum will be held at the Fort Young Hotel. It will […]

The OECS Public Education Forum Series to be staged in ...


Ben Michah, Minister for Public Enterprise and State Investment (Papua New Guinea)  and Milner Tozaka, Foreign Minister (Solomon Islands) in Fiji
    By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto)   The Island-States of the Pacific are outraged at what they regard as indifference […]

Militant Pacific Islands Ready To Fight


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Russell Williams     Bali, Indonesia was the venue for the signing of the historic trade deal on the 23rd July, which it is said could increase trade by more than a trillion dollars a year, globally.   The deal struck with all 161 member states comprising a number of […]

WTO Member States Agree Trillion Dollar Global Tech Deal



UNESCO National Commission Secretary General Antonio Maynard
  PRESS RELEASE   Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):     Minister responsible for Education and UNESCO Honourable Shawn Richards has placed the onus of changing society’s attitude toward the care of the environment on the youth. This was noted at the launching ceremony of the UNESCO Youth Ambassadors for Climate Change, […]

Attitude Change On Environmental Issues Fostered By Youth Ambassadors


PRESS RELEASE PHOTO COMPETITION Saturday, 30 August 2014. Port-of-Spain. – The United Nations will launch a Caribbean SIDS (Small Island Developing States) photography competition. The UN Photo Competition for Caribbean SIDS will seek to raise awareness of the UN values in relation to the importance of sustainable development for the Caribbean […]

PHOTO COMPETITION


Laniqua Williams Winner ECLAT Essay Competition
PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 19, 2014 (SKNIS)   Laniqua Williams of the Verchild’s High School stood out from among competitors in the ECLAC Caribbean Essay and Poster Competition to gain top prize in the essay division. The Economic Commission for America and Latin the Caribbean (ECLAC) competitions were […]

REGIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION WINNER IS KITTITIAN



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NATCOM (SKN) – Basseterre: November 18, 2013: The Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis has been elected to UNESCO’s Executive Board for the second time in ten years. The Federation was elected by Member States to the leading UNESCO decision making body at the sitting of the 37th UNESCO General […]

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS GAINS A SEAT ON THE UNECSO ...


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Kingston, Jamaica, 1 July To ensure that the voices of Caribbean states are heard at the 2014 Conference of Small Island Developing States, representatives of Caribbean states will gather in Kingston, Jamaica, on 2-4 July to determine common concerns, exchange experiences and lessons learned, and discuss regional perspectives and positions […]

Caribbean States to Exchange Views Ahead of 2014 Global SIDS ...


Stop the Dithering and Act.Jamaica Tells Climate Talks in Durban -Supports AOSIS Move to Extend Kyoto Protocol By Indi Mclymont-Lafayette Durban, South Africa. Jamaica on Thursday night challenged the negotiators at the United Nations Climate Talks in Durban, South Africa to stop the vacillating and take concrete action to ensure […]

Stop the Dithering and Act!