ACS & United Kingdom Discuss Cooperation

Secretary General Rodolfo Sabonge and High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Trinidad and Tobago Harriet Cross met in Port-of-Spain on Tuesday and discussed the role of the ACS in coordinating and organisation sustainable development projects in the Greater Caribbean.

SG Sabonge spoke about ACS priority areas including establishing better air and sea transport links, sustainable tourism and the environment.

High Commissioner Cross detailed the UK’s interests in climate change cooperation and her country’s hosting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in 2021.

The United Kingdom has been an Observer of the ACS since 1999.

About the ACS

The Association of Caribbean States is the organization for consultation, cooperation and concerted action in trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean. Its Member States are Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela. Its Associate Members are Aruba, Curacao, (France on behalf of French Guiana, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin ), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sint Maarten, (The Netherlands on behalf of Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius ), Turks and Caicos.