Distinguished Open Lecture: Where is CARICOM going?

Event Date(s): 03/10/2013

Location: Daaga Auditorium

Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), delivers a Distinguished Open Lecture that looks at where CARICOM is going. Ambassador LaRocque’s presentation will discuss the status of the Regional Integration Process and his vision for the Future of CARICOM on October 3, 2013, 5.30pm, at the Daaga Auditorium.

All are invited.

More about Ambassador LaRocque

Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, a national of Dominica, is the seventh Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).  Ambassador LaRocque is firmly committed to deepening integration within CARICOM and advancing cooperation within the wider Caribbean. He is the former Assistant Secretary-General for Trade and Economic Integration at the CARICOM Secretariat, a position he assumed in September 2005. 

Prior to that, he served, with distinction, at senior management levels in the Public Service of Dominica for over eighteen (18) years.  As Assistant Secretary-General, Ambassador LaRocque provided strategic leadership for the continuing implementation and further development of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) including the Sectoral Programmes of the Community, such as agriculture, services, industry, energy and information and communications technology. 

He has been a firm believer that the CSME cannot succeed without the advancement of the social sector, such as human resource development and youth.Ambassador LaRocque has managed diplomatic negotiations with third countries and international development partners. He has a wealth of experience in management, public administration, economic development, trade, foreign affairs and diplomacy.    


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