Meeting of Experts on Debt Burden in the Caribbean Region
The ACS Secretariat convenes the Meeting of Experts on Debt Burden in the Caribbean Region. Director of Trade, Alberto Duran, left, delivers opening remarks on behalf of the Secretary General of the ACS. To the right is Ambassador Roberto Guarnieri, Permanent Secretary of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA)and Dr. Víctor Olivo, Consultant-researcher of SELA.
Tourism as a Key Sector for Development in Island States Conference
Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which was renegotiated in order to revitalise and improve collaboration and co-operation between the two organisations in the area of sustainable tourism. The MOU was signed on February 19th, 2014 at the Historic House of the Governor General of The Bahamas, on the occasion of the Confernce: Tourism as a Key Sector for Development in Island States, jointly organised by Ministry of Tourism of The Bahamas and the United Nations World Tourism Organization.
From left to right: Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the UNWTO, Mr. Julio Orozco, Director of Sustainable Tourism of the ACS representing the ACS Secretary General, and Mr. Hugh Riley, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), as the guest of honour to witness the signing.