SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, January 14, 2020 – The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will host the Twenty-Sixth Meeting of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM on Friday January 17, 2020 at the Beachcombers Hotel.
The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines currently occupies the Chair of CARIFORUM and is therefore responsible for chairing meetings of the Council of Ministers of CARIFORUM and meetings of CARIFORUM attended by Heads of State and Government, as well as any other ministerial meetings. The Council of Ministers is usually convened twice yearly: a Special Meeting and an Annual Meeting.
In preparation for the Twenty-Sixth Meeting, a meeting of the CARIFORUM Technical Advisory Group on Post Cotonou Negotiations will be held on Thursday January 16, 2020 at the Beachcombers Hotel.
A number of issues requiring urgent attention are scheduled to be discussed at these meetings which include:
Implementation of the CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA);
CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement 2020 review;
CARIFORUM EU Development Cooperation; and