Revue de presse du 06 novembre 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 06 NOVEMBRE 2017
SECURITE – JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS
St Lucia News Online
The sixth conference of the Ministers Responsible for Public Security of the Americas and Caribbean (MISPA) was recently held in Honduras from 10 – 11 October 2017, where Minister for Home Affairs and National Security, Senator the Honourable Hermangild Francis, was elected First Vice Chair. Francis will be holding this position for two years.
ENVIRONNEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
The Caribbean Development Bank is collaborating with the United Nations Adaptation Fund to build climate resilience within Antigua and Barbuda. The country received USD 9.9 million from the Adaptation Fund to improve drainage, wetlands and climate-proofing infrastructure. According to a bank official, this comes after the region’s vulnerability has been emphasized by frequent adverse weather conditions and the recent super storms.
FRANCE - EU
Dominica News Online
A little over six weeks since the passage of Hurricane Maria and the aid continues to pour out from the international community to the hurricane-ravaged island. The Baltic State of Lithuania has allocated EUR 10,000 through the United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), in response to an appeal by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
The trial shipment of bananas to France that was supposed to take place at the beginning of this year will soon become a reality. It was pushed back due to the damaged caused to the industry by Tropical Storm Matthew last September. The new shipment is due to hit the French market next month. The move to get local bananas came about when the Allen Chastanet Administration came into office last year June and met with French officials during a trip to Europe.