Revue de presse du jeudi 19 juillet 2018
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 19 JUILLET 2018
SECURITE – JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS
Source : Loop TT
On Friday 20th July, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines will be commemorating the elevation of one its son of the soil, Justice Adrian Saunders, to the office of CCJ President. A ceremonial sitting will take place at the House of Assembly in Kingstown. The event will be moderated by Justice David Hayton, while Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves will head the list of speakers who will pay tribute to Justice Saunders.
SANTE – SOCIETE CIVILE – AGRICULTURE
Source : Barbados Today
Yesterday representatives of the People’s Republic of China including a Chinese medical team witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between a Chinese Medical University and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, following the initial MOU signed between the two countries in October 2016 for the provision of medical support by Chinese medical experts comprising surgeons, physicians and nurses. Within that scope, the Government of China has also made two donations of medical equipment and consumables, including two anaesthetic machines, valued at US$400 000.
FRANCE – UNION EUROPEENNE
Source : Caribbean News Now
The recently established Trade Enhancement for the Eastern Caribbean (TEECA) programme, which is a joint initiative between the Martinique Chamber of Commerce (CCIM), the OECS Commission and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) held a business retreat in Martinique from 1st to 3rd July. The programme which is funded by the Interreg Caraïbes European Regional Development Fund is aimed at enhancing trade and investment opportunities between Martinique and the rest of the OECS.
Source : St Lucia Times
Interreg Caraïbes, a programme for French and European territories to undertake cooperation activities with their neighbours, is hosting an informational session in Saint Lucia today. The event which is being held in collaboration with the OECS Commission, is to provide an insight into the programme so as to better enable project managers to access funding and engage in equitable and sustainable cooperation between the Eastern Caribbean Countries and the French West Indies.