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.
The Director of the Environmental Management Department, Ms. Janeel Miller-Findlay, has welcomed the launch of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines component of the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership Project. The project is being carried out by the United Nations Development Program, through its sub-regional office for Barbados and the OECS.