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PRESS RELEASE   Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality     The United Nations today launched a new initiative to recognize exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change […]

UN launches worldwide search for exceptional young leaders to help ...

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL –MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOUTH 12 August 2015 Youth Civic Engagement Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations are combining to heighten the challenges facing the world’s young people. No one knows better than them the issues at stake or the […]


Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 23, 2015 (SKNIS): Prime Minister Dr. The Honourable Timothy Sylvester Harris took the opportunity during his public swearing-in ceremony on Sunday (February 22) to thank his friends and colleagues for their support but also to pledge a fresh start for the people of the Federation of […]


BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS Crime Stoppers St. Kitts and Nevis has begun spreading its message to the schools and has thus far received quite a favorable response. Crime Stoppers’ spokesperson, Veron Lake, expressed his anticipation of having the schools work hand-in-hand with Crime Stoppers to inform young people about the program […]

Crime Stoppers St. Kitts and Nevis Forming Strategic Partnerships With ...

By Orita Bailey The ECCB and partners in the Financial Sector engaged with media practitioners across the region last week to roll out plans for the 15th Financial Information Month of activities. The media was encouraged to think of their role as the second school – to become part of […]


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 12 August 2012 Today’s generation of youth –the largest the world has ever known, and the vast majority of whom live in developing countries — has unprecedented potential to advance the well-being of the entire human family. Yet too many young people, including […]


World Press Freedom Day Joint Message by UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon and UNESCO Director-General Ms Irina Bokova 3 May 2012 Freedom of expression is one of our most precious rights. It underpins every other freedom and provides a foundation for human dignity. Free, pluralistic and independent media is essential […]

World Press Freedom Day Joint Message

By Russell Williams Some years ago while walking in Basseterre an elderly lady stopped me and thrust a phone in my hand and asked me to call a number for her, grumbling she said “this is what happens when you get into young people’s tings!”. I was reminded of the […]

“Young People’s Tings!”

PRESS RELEASE The Art for Peace disarmament education contest has been launched. Contestants are encouraged to watch a short video film online, then to imagine a world free of nuclear weapons. Based on their musings, young people are asked to create and upload online original artwork. Youth from ages 5 […]

UN Art for Peace 2012

Fifty-two awardees recognised this year in The Academic Excellence Recognition and Awards Ceremony BASSETERRE, St. Kitts: The Academic Excellence Recognition and Awards Ceremony conceptualized by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in 1986 is now a quarter of a century old. Organised to recognise outstanding students in school leaving exams, […]

LIME Lauded for Support of Academic Excellence

World Aids Day Message from Michel Sidibé Executive Director of UNAIDS 1 December 2011 Never before in the history of AIDS have we reached a moment where we are able to stand up and say with conviction the end of AIDS is in sight. It has been a year of […]

Game Changing Year