ACS attends the Monitoring Committee Seminar: Positioning the Caribbean in the knowledge economy: The role of data

ACS Secretary General, Rodolfo Sabonge, participated in the Monitoring Committee Seminar: Positioning the Caribbean in the knowledge economy: The role of data, hosted by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, which was held in the context of the 21st Session of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC).

The seminar featured a series of panel discussions aimed at exchanging concepts on practical strategies to revitalize the economies of the Caribbean and to enhance the capabilities of governments to facilitate sustainable development. The experts discussed the new skills needed for workers to make the economy more diverse and work better. They talked about how to be more productive in the new knowledge economy by using data and technology, and how to make sure the government has effective ways to help people solve creative problems.

The Honourable Albert Ramdin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business, and International Cooperation of Suriname, as well as the Chair of the CDCC and Chair of the ACS Ministerial Council, presided over this discussion.

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.