29 Jamaican spokespersons join regional Single Market Bureau

CSME Spokespersons pose with Project Team Leader, Gillian Scott (seated second left) and CTCP regional  Coordinator , Wanya Iles (second right)

CSME Spokespersons pose with Project Team Leader, Gillian Scott (seated second left) and CTCP regional Coordinator , Wanya Iles (second right)

Twenty nine Jamaicans from public and private sectors and civil society were officially installed as members of the prestigious CARICOM Single Market Spokespersons Bureau on Tuesday March 17 after two days of training at the Eden Gardens Wellness Resort and Spa.

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26 Civil Society CSME Spokespersons from deployed in Grenada

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St George’s, Grenada. Royal Caribbean photo

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ CARICOM Secretariat CSME capacity building programme in Grenada has culminated in the deployment of a CSME Speakers Bureau comprising 26 newly trained spokespersons from a number of civil society organisations. Grenada’s new CSME Spokespersons are administrators and frontline personnel from Government and Non-governmental Agencies, Community Based organisations and Business and Trade groupings.

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CARICOM Ambassador hails successful and inspirational CSME Workshops

Dominica views more informative workshops as critical


Dominica’s Ambassador to CARICOM H.E Felix Gregoire has expressed “great satisfaction” with the Spokespersons and Media training workshops which ran in Dominica from February 23 -25.

“From my personal observation and from report from the participants, it was clear that the workshops were very successful and inspired the participants who are using the information obtained on the CSME,” Ambassador Gregoire wrote in a letter of commendation dated March 11, 2015.

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Landmark cases open up greater opportunities for Belizeans

• Spokespersons and media mobilized to increase information to the nation

The Shanique Myrie judgment has underscored rights for all travelling CARICOM nationals   (Stabroek News photo)

The Shanique Myrie judgment has underscored rights for all travelling CARICOM nationals   (Stabroek News photo)

All CARICOM nationals including Belizeans must be landed for the maximum six months in all 13 CARICOM countries participating in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy as a result of the ruling in the landmark Shanique Myrie versus Government of Barbados 2013 case, two CSME Workshops were advised last week.

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19 Belizean CSME spokespersons join regional ambassadorial network

Belize's CSME Spokespersons pose with their certificates with Gillian Scott, RAI Team Leader centre (seated) and Tricia Gideon standing behind her, Belize CSME Focal Point in the Ministry of Trade

Belize’s CSME Spokespersons pose with their certificates with Gillian Scott, RAI Team Leader centre (seated) and Tricia Gideon standing behind her, Belize CSME Focal Point in the Ministry of Trade

Nineteen Belizeans from the Government, education and private sectors were formally launched as Spokespersons for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy in Belize on February 25 after a two day intensive training workshop.

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St. Vincent Civil Society & Media personnel commend CSME Training

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Media and civil society in St Vincent and the Grenadines grasped the opportunities in two CSME Workshops in SVG in February

 

Fifteen representatives from civil society organizations and three journalists have lauded a capacity building programme which ran in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from February 16 – 18, 2015. Among primary objectives of the training was knowledge building on CARICOM as an institution; on the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) and the arrangements and regimes and what they mean for the CARICOM national. The initiative was mounted by the CARICOM Secretariat in partnership with the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with funding from the Canadian Government.

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St. Vincent Civil Society and Media personnel Commend CSME Training

We FMs Christa Bynoe Greaves receiving her certificate of particpation from consulting traininer Barbara Jacobs Small

We FMs Christa Bynoe Greaves receiving her certificate of participation from consulting trainer Barbara Jacobs Small, Managing Director, RAI Inc.

Fifteen representatives from civil society organization sand three journalists have lauded a capacity building programme which ran in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from February 16 – 18, 2015. Among primary objectives of the training was knowledge building on CARICOM as an institution; on the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) and the arrangements and regimes which form the pillars of democracy within the space, and what they mean for the CARICOM national.The initiative was mounted by the CARICOM Secretariat in partnership with the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with funding from the Canadian Government.

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24 Guyanese inducted into CSME Spokespersons Bureau

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CSME Focal Point and Foreign Service Officer III, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Aneesha Allie (left seated) and Carolyn Walcott, RAI Team member and Workshop facilitator pose with the new members of the regional CSME Spokespersons Bureau

(Georgetown, Guyana February 11, 2015) As part of the ongoing Regional consultancy to enhance information flows on the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) in six Member States, twenty four Guyanese have been inducted into the CSM Spokespersons Bureau – a regional team mandated to speak on the CARICOM Single Market to the media and the public.

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Single Market Trailblazers team up to testify

A brand new ambasasdorial network - prepared to speak from the heart

A brand new ambassadorial network – prepared to speak from the heart

Six CARICOM Member States are getting ready to train those who have successfully accessed the CARICOM Single Market to share their stories of triumph and breakthrough with the public and the media. The first set of Spokespersons training began in Guyana on Monday February 9 and will be followed by other training workshops in Dominica, Grenada and Belize starting February 16. Belize’s spokespersons workshop is scheduled for February 25 and 26 in Belize City.

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