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Government addressing issues of quality control in education and technical vocational education

Roseau, Dominica – August 11, 2010……….. The recent formation of the National Accreditation Board and the Technical Vocational Council by the Government of Dominica is a clear manifestation of government’s commitment to address both issues of quality control in education and technical vocational education. This information is contained in the Economic and Social Review for…

The global economic crisis has taught us a few lessons says Hon. Alvin Bernard

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Roseau, Dominica – August 5, 2010……….. Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon. Alvin Bernard is of the view that the ongoing global economic and financial crisis has taught a country like Dominica a few important lessons. Hon. Bernard made the observation in his address at the United Nations Development…

Dominican stakeholders consulted on negotiations for CARICOM-Canada trade and development agreement

Roseau, Dominica – August 4, 2010……….. Officials from the public sector, private sector and civil society organisations in Dominica participated in a two-day national consultation aimed at sensitizing stakeholders on the status of the CARICOM-Canada negotiations. The consultation was one of eight such consultations being held throughout the Caribbean region. The July 29th-30th consultation in…

National consultation on negotiations for CARICOM-Canada trade and development agreement set for Jul

Roseau, Dominica – July 27, 2010……….. A two-day National Consultation on negotiations for a new CARICOM-Canada Trade and Development Agreement is scheduled to take place in Roseau from July 29-30, 2010. Participants will gather at the Fort Young Hotel on Thursday, July 29th 2010 for the first day of deliberations. The second day of deliberations…

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FRAMEWORK IN COUNTRY CONSULTATION SET FOR MONDAY

Roseau, Dominica – July 23, 2010……….. The Commonwealth of Dominica will hold a one-day In-Country Consultation on Monday, July 26th 2010 as part of the preparation process to develop the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States for the period 2012 to 2016. The consultation is one…

Finance contract between AID Bank and European Investment Bank signed

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Roseau, Dominica – July 19, 2010……….. The Dominica Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank has signed a finance contract with the European Investment Bank (EIB) aimed at promoting growth, employment, competitiveness and economic diversification in Dominica. The first finance contract (US$8.8 million), which was signed earlier last week, is mainly geared to support small and medium…

Prime Minister Skerrit highlights benefits of Government’s commitment to prudent macro-economic mana

Roseau, Dominica – July 15, 2010……….. In his 2010-2011 Budget Address, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit revealed that the fiscal out-turn for the last fiscal year, 2009-2010, reflects his “Government’s commitment to prudent macro-economic management and  stability”. Even as all the economies of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union continue to grapple…