“We believe fundamentally that the issues of energy efficiency affect us all. This is not something that only affects policymakers.” These were the statements of Executive Director of Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC), Mrs. Shantal Munroe-Knight, who spoke at the opening of the CPDC and the Caribbean Consultative Working Group (CCWG)’s national policy dialogue on energy efficiency, energy conservation and sustainable energy.
The first formal regional conversation centered around Marijuana in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), got started in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday 15th June. The Town Hall meeting, which took place at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown was a collaboration between the Regional Commission on Marijuana and the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Board of Commission of the National Commission on Crime Prevention (NCCP), was, on Friday 17th June introduced to its chairperson. Ms. La Teisha Sandy, Deputy Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), was introduced as the new chairperson of the NCCP by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Mr. Godfred Pompey.