Tricia Gideon, Belize CSME Focal Point
Belize’s focal point Ministry for the CARICOM Single Market and Economy has forged ahead with workplace sessions on the Single Market in 2015, scoring increasing awareness, interest and participation since the series kicked off in December.
- CSME information flows Guyana project culminates
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A team of 31 immigration supervisors drawn from Guyana’s immigration ports including Georgetown, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Ogle Airport, Bartica and Moleson Creek, were on March 5th sensitized about their roles and responsibilities particularly with respect to facilitating the free movement of CARICOM nationals under the CARICOM Single Market (CSM).
St Vincent prime minister Ralph Gonsalves with schoolchildren on independence day. Photograph: Eduardo Duwe for the Observer Eduardo Duwe/Observer
Vincentian public and private sector personnel are receiving one-on-one orientation sessions on the CARICOM Single Market (CSM) through a schedule of workplace meetings organized by the CARICOM Secretariat and the Regional Integration and Diaspora Unit (RIDU). Minister for Reconciliation, the Public Service, Department of Labour, Information and Ecclesiastical Affairs, Hon. Maxwell Charles has hailed the activity as timely for his government.
Kacy Ann West of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade confers with Pauline Anderson of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce before presentation at Ministry of Agriculture
Workplace sessions on the CARICOM Single Market are now underway in Government offices and private sector groups in Kingston to highlight how Jamaican nationals can access their right to work, travel and do business in 12 other CARICOM Member States.
The series, branded AccessCSME – The Workplace Edition, highlights the steps to accessing the various regimes of the Single Market and also emphasizes how workers can enable the Jamaican public to access the various provisions of the CARICOM Single Market including the well established complaints procedure if those rights are violated.
The ace team from Belize’s focal point Ministry for the CSME delivers well received presentation on the Single Market. From left Denise Swan, Adriene Mendez and Milagro Matus
The Belizean government last week continued specially tailored educational sessions on the benefits, roles and responsibilities of key Government agencies and private sector groups in helping Belizeans secure their right to work, travel and do business in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy.
Grenada this week started a series of workplace public education sessions on the CARICOM Single Market targeting employees on the frontline of CSME action and response, and select private sector groups. Dubbed AccessCSME – The Workplace Edition, the series is led by the CSME focal point in each country.