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CDCC - The debt burden: balancing adjustment with sustainable development in the Caribbean

Royal Ballroom

The Honourable Charles Fernandez, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration of Antigua and Barbuda, will present a synthesis of the discussions held during the fourth Caribbean Development Roundtable, with emphasis placed on proposals for more effective debt management and for harnessing green industries to promote economic transformation. Ms. Diane Quarless, Director, ECLAC will outline a strategic approach to implementation of the sustainable development goals in the Caribbean, in light of the unique challenges which the countries of the subregion continue to face.
Session |
Fri, 22/04/2016 -
10:00 to 11:30

Reference document:

  • Report of the fourth meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable (LC/CAR/L.490)

            The fourth meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable, to be held on 21 April 2016, will examine measures to address the Caribbean’s debt obligations while seeking to promote sustainable development. Opportunity will be given to consider practical options for debt relief that might be advanced on behalf of Caribbean States.

            A summary report of the fourth meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable will be presented at the session. The Committee will be invited to endorse the recommendations contained in the report.