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Zoom Link for “LIVING ON THE FRONTLINE: BUILDING RESILIENCE” Symposium

Zoom Link for “LIVING ON THE FRONTLINE: BUILDING RESILIENCE” Symposium

Press invitation to Symposium

Update: To join the symposium remotely please join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://uwi.zoom.us/j/137346589 

 

The Eastern Caribbean region is highly vulnerable to natural disasters including volcanic eruptions, tsunami, earthquake and tropical cyclones. In recent years, and decades, the region has been severely impacted by numerous hurricanes and volcanic eruptions. 

In recognition of International Day for Disaster Reduction,  the OECS Commission in Saint Lucia has dedicated the week of October 15 – 19, 2018 to disaster awareness with a specific focus on increased resilience.

WHAT

One of the main activities planned for the week is a live/virtual symposium jointly organised by the OECS Commission with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Helen Television System, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the University of the West Indies Open (UWI) Campus.

WHO

The event will feature speakers from several of the aforementioned institutions as well as from the Government of Montserrat and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The media and the general public.

WHEN

The Symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 17th 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

WHERE

UWI Open Campus Auditorium, Morne Fortune, Castries.

CONTACT

Josette Edward-Charlemagne

josette.edward@oecs.int

(758) 455 6372

Contact us
Josette Edward-Charlemagne Environmental Sustainability Cluster, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS Communications Unit Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
Josette Edward-Charlemagne Environmental Sustainability Cluster, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS Communications Unit Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
About The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

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The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an International Organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance among independent and non-independent countries in the Eastern Caribbean. The OECS came into being on June 18th 1981, when seven Eastern Caribbean countries signed a treaty agreeing to cooperate with each other while promoting unity and solidarity among its Members. The Treaty became known as the Treaty of Basseterre, so named in honour of the capital city of St. Kitts and Nevis where it was signed. The OECS today, currently has eleven members, spread across the Eastern Caribbean comprising Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and The Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Martinique and Guadeloupe. 

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
Morne Fortune
Castries
Saint Lucia