Friday, 23 January 2015

CARICOM Council of Ministers agree Five Year Strategic Plan

At the 35th meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council of Ministers in Guyana with delegates considering the revised implementation plan of the Five-Year Strategic Plan 2015-19 as part of the reform process of the 15-member regional integration movement. CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Rocque told the meeting that the approval of the Caribbean governments of the Strategic Plan last July "marked a significant moment" in the reform process of the Community. He said following on that approval, attention has turned to implementation and more specifically preparation of an Implementation Plan, adding that a draft of the plan had been discussed with the three implementing partners, the member states, the regional institutions and the CARICOM Secretariat.