Revue de presse du vendredi 20 avril 2018

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 20 AVRIL 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

OECS

UK expands its diplomatic network across the Caribbean

Caribbean News Now

As part of an expansion of its overseas network, the United Kingdom has announced the opening of nine new diplomatic posts across the Commonwealth. Three of these new posts will be in the Eastern Caribbean namely Grenada, Antigua and St Vincent and the Grenadines, an addition to the existing Resident Commissioner’s Office in Saint Lucia, with all being under the auspices of the British High Commission in Barbados.

SECURITE - JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS

SAINT KITTS

Signing of memorandum of understanding signals a go for Exercise Tradewinds 2018

SKN Vibes

Host nation Saint Kitts and Nevis signed the Memorandum of Understanding for Exercise Tradewinds 2018 which serves as a green light to stage the Exercise. Captain Sutton of the St Kitts & Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF) who is also the Leader Planner for the Exercise noted that the Federation will be enhancing the training and introducing other aspects this year, having assisted almost all other nations that have hosted the Exercise since 2015.

ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE - CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE

CARICOM

CRFM convenes meeting in Montserrat to advance protocol on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries

St Lucia Star

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), a CARICOM agency aimed at promoting sustainable development of the fisheries and aquaculture sector, brought together yesterday in Montserrat officials from its member countries, to review and validate the Draft Protocol to Integrate Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture into the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy (CCCFP).

CARIBBEAN

PM Mitchell believes that changes to Paris Agreement can help with climate resilience

Now Grenada

While addressing a roundtable discussion during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell highlighted significant undertakings that Commonwealth members need to do as part of collective efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Dr Mitchell cited the need to ensure that the negotiations under the Paris Agreement are completed this year so that the Agreement can become fully operational. He also reminded participants of the devastation caused to Caribbean countries in 2017 and of the 2018 season which is not far away.

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