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15-Jun-2011_lg September 13, 2013

The Inaugural Meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Joint Parliamentary Committee

The first meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Joint Parliamentary Committee met in Brussels from June 15th - 16th, 2011 at the European Parliament. Present in Brussels were the Parliamentarians from five (5) CARIFORUM states including: Barbados, Dominic... read more

09-Jun-2011_lg September 13, 2013

The Inaugural Meeting of the Second Highest EPA Body – CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee

The Inaugural Meeting of the Trade and Development Committee convened at the Amaryllis Hotel in Bridgetown, Barbados on June 9th, 2011. This meeting was preceded by a Preparatory CARIFORUM Session on 8th June, 2011. The establishment of the T... read more

01-Jun-2011_lg September 13, 2013

Featured Address at the Rotary Club of Antigua

On June 1st, 2011, the Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit was invited to give a featured address on "Core Principles and Features of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement" at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of... read more

15-Nov-2010_lg September 13, 2013

Stakeholder Meetings for the first half of the 2011

The Antigua & Barbuda EPA Implementation Unit continued introductory stakeholder meetings with various public sector initiatives. The main objectives of meetings were to:- introduce the work of the Unit; take inventory... read more

28-May-2011 September 13, 2013

Attendance at the Bridging the Standards Divide: The Role of TBT Provisions in Canada’s Free Trade Agreement Negotiations and Implementation

Standards Council of Canada (SCC) held a Workshop/Roundtable Seminar on the Bridging the Standards Divide: The Role of Technical Barriers to Trade Provisions in Canada's Free Trade Agreement Negotiations and Implementation in Bridgetown, Barbado... read more

15-May-2011_lg September 13, 2013

32nd Meeting of CARICOM Council of Trade and Economic Development

Antigua and Barbuda turned over the Chairmanship of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) at its 32nd session in Georgetown, Guyana on 18th May, 2011. Senator Hon. Joanne Massiah, Minister of State, Ministry of Legal Affairs,... read more

05-May-2011_lg September 13, 2013

Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of Buy Local Street Fair

On May 5th, 2011, the Buy Local Planning Committee from the Cultural Development Division held the inaugural Buy Local Street Fair, an expo of works from local artisans, St. Mary's Street between Market and Thames Street. On display were pieces ... read more

14-Apr-2011_lg September 13, 2013

A Seminar on the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for Legislative Drafters

The Regional EPA Implementation Unit held a seminar on the CARIFORUM-EU EPA targeted for Legislative Drafters charged with developing legislative measures to bring the obligations of the Agreement into effect. The seminar was funded under the 9t... read more

05-Apr-2011 September 13, 2013

Attendance at Doing Business with Europe: how your business can benefit from the CARIFORUM-EU EPA – A seminar for the Caribbean business community

The European Commission - Development & the EPAs - Directorate General for Trade held a seminar on "Doing Business with Europe: How Your Business Can Benefit from the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)" on April 4th & 5th,... read more

29-Mar-2011_lg September 13, 2013

4th CARIFORUM Business Support Organisations Meeting (BSOs)

The 4th Regional Meeting of Business Support Organisations was held on March 28th – 29th, 2011 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel under the theme "Sustainability of Business Support Organization". This event was hosted by Caribbean Export Developmen... read more

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