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Presentations from Forum 24 "2011 Census - Making Sense of the Numbers"

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard, Dr. Jennifer Rouse, Ms. Noguera-Ramkissoon

 

Distinguished Lecture Titled -  ‘A New Moment of Change in the Western Hemisphere: Realities and Opportunities’, by Ambassador Albert Ramdin  which took place on Monday 26th January, 2009at 7:00 p.m. at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC), UWI St Augustine Campus

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Dr. Asha Kambon

Our First PhD Graduate – Dr. Asha Kambon
PhD in Social Policy

Thesis Title: “Investigating Policy Formulation Processes in the Social Sector: In Regard to Youth in Transition from School to Work in two Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.”


 

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FORUM 24

2011 Census - Making Sense of the Numbers

FORUM 23

Dealing with Section 34 Issues
The Honourable Dr Roodal Moonilal, Government Chief Whip and Minister of Housing, Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
Mr Elton Prescott, SC, Independent Senator and Attorney at Law
Dr Bishnu Ragoonath, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Department of Behavioural Sciences
Senator Faris Al-Rawi, PNM Senator and Public Relations Officer, Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

FORUM 22

The Caribbean Court of Justice: an idea whose time has come?
Dr. Lester Henry, Opposition Senator, Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Mr. John Jeremie, Senior Lecturer in Law, UWI and former Attorney General
Dr. Raymond Ramcharitar, Cultural Critic and Historian
Dr. Kusha Haraksingh, Senior Lecturer in History, UWI and Chairman, CARICOM Competition Commission

FORUM 21
The State of Emergency: a Necessary Evil?

Senator Terrence Deyalsingh, Opposition Senator
Honourable Surujrattan Rambachan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communication
Dr. Merle Hodge, Former Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, UWI, St. Augustine and Member, Working Women for Social Progress
Prof. Patrick Watson, Director, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, UWI, St. Augustine

FORUM 20
The Current State of West Indian Cricket

Mr. Deryck Murray, Former West Indies Cricketer and former President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board and West Indian Cricket Board
Mr. Tony Gray, Former West Indies Cricketer and current Cricket Coach at the University of Trinidad and Tobago
Prof. Balwin Mootoo, Professor Emeritus in Chemistry, UWI, St. Augustine; First Vice President of Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board and member of the West Indian Cricket Board
Mr. Dinanath Ramnarine, Former West Indian Cricketer and  President of the West Indian Players Association

FORUM 19
The People’s Partnership Government: one-year after

Honourable Roodal Moonilal, Member of Parliament for Oropouche East, Minister of Housing & the Environment and Leader of Government Business in House of Representatives
Honourable Colm Imbert, Member of Parliament for Diego Martin North-East and former Minister of Works and Transport
Dr. Hamid Ghany, Dean, faculty of Social Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
Mr. Lennox Grant, Distinguished Journalist

FORUM 18
Equality and Diversity in Trinidad and Tobago

Honourable Basdeo Panday, Former Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago
Prof. Selwyn Ryan, Former SALISES Director, co-author of Ethnicity and Employment Practices in Trinidad & Tobago
Mr. Gregory Aboud, President, Downtown Owners’ and Merchants’ Association (DOMA)
Mr. Israel Khan, SC, Attorney-at-Law

FORUM 17
The Current Industrial Relations Climate in Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Watson Duke, President, Public Services Association
Mr. David Abdullah, President, Federation of Independent Trade Unions
Mr. Hollis Nicholas, Director, Human Resources, UWI

FORUM 16
The Death Penalty in Trinidad & Tobago  

Mr. Israel Khan, SC, Attorney at Law
Mr. Vernon de Lima, Attorney at Law
Ms. Verna St. Rose-Greaves, Social Worker
Mr. Douglas Mendes, SC, Attorney at Law

FORUM 15
CLICO Measures in Budget 2011    

Prof. Patrick Watson, University  Director, SALISES
Dr. Lester Henry, Honourable Senator and Lecturer, Department of Economics, UWI
Mr. Prakash Ramlakhan, Lecturer, Department of Management Studies, UWI

FORUM 14
The UNC Internal Elections: implications for National Politics  

Professor Selwyn Ryan, Political Scientist and Former Director, SALISES
Dr. Indira Rampersad, Lecturer, IIR
Mr. Garvin Nicholas, Executive Member, Movement for National Development
Mr. Winston Dookeran, Political Leader, Congress of the People

FORUM 13
The 2010 General Elections in Trinidad & Tobago: analysis and aftermath

Mr. Penelope Beckles, former Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Trinidad & Tobago
Mr. Peter O’Connor, Journalist and Commentator
Dr. Indira  Rampersad, Lecturer, Institute of International Relations

FORUM 12
Meeting the Challenges of the Aviation Industry in the Caribbean – Whither Air Jamaica

Professor Norman Girvan, Institute of International Relations
Mr. Ian Bertrand, Aviation Consultant and former CEO of BWIA International

FORUM 11
Proposed Constitutional Reform: One Step Forward or Two Steps Backward?

Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, Attorney at Law and Member of Parliament
Professor Selwyn Ryan, Political Scientist and Former Director, SALISES
Mr. Douglas Mendes  SC, Attorney at Law and Head, Faculty of Law
Professor Dennis Pantin, Lecturer and Member of Constitutional Reform Committee (Chairperson)

 Forum 10
The Uff Commission: To be or not to be?
Mr. Victor Hart, Chairman, Transparency International
Dr. Bishnu Ragoonath, Senior Lecturer in Political Science, UWI
Representative of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago

Forum 9
Is Calypso Dying?
Ms. Francine Edwards (Singing Francine),
Mrs. Elizabeth Montano,
Mr. Lutalo Masimba (Brother Resistance),
Dr. Louis Regis
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Forum 8
The State of the Financial Sector in Trinidad and Tobago
Dr. DeLisle Worrell,
Mr. Winston Dookeran,
Minister Mariano Brown,
Mr. David Dulal-Whiteway
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Forum 7
Climate Change and The Caribbean: Clear and Present Danger? - December 2008
Dr. John Agard, Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of the West Indies and Former Chairman, Environmental Management Authority of Trinidad & Tobago.
Dr. Pascal Saffache, Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences, University of the French West Indies and French Guyana and author of several influential works on climate change and sea level rise.
Dr Alan Bachan, Chief Executive Officer, Turtle Village Trust
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Forum 6
President Elect Barack Obama: The challenge of change in the Caribbean, the United States and the wider world. - November 2008
Dr. Indira Rampersad, Lecturer, Political Science/Int’l Relations, Dept of Behavioural Sciences, UWI
Mr. Martin Daly, SC, Attorney-at-Law
Dr. Kenneth Mease, Professor of Political Methodology, University of Florida
Mr. Clyde Weatherhead, Attorney-at-Law
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Forum 5
Is there a looming financial crisis in the Caribbean? - October 2008
Mr. Carl Hiralal, Inspector, Financial Institutions, Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
Ms. Catherine Kumar, Chairman, Bankers’ Association of Trinidad & Tobago
Dr. De Lisle Worrell, Executive Director, Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance
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Forum 4
Rising Prices: Causes, Consequences and Solutions
- May, 2008
Hon. Peter Taylor, Minister of Legal Affairs, Government of Trinidad & Tobago
Ms Wendy Lee Yuen, Agriculturalist and Former Chairman of NAMDEVCO
Mrs Mary King, Economist and Former Independent Senator
Mrs. Indera Sagewan-Ali, Consultant
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Forum 3
The Economic Partnership agreement (EPA): Threat or Opportunity?
- February  2008
Professor Selwyn Ryan, Political Scientist, Former Director SALISES (Chair)
Mr Stylianos Christopoulos, Chargé d’Affaires, Delegation of the European Commission in Trinidad and Tobago
Professor Norman Girvan, Institute of International Relations (UWI)
Mr David Abdullah, Federation of Independent Trade Unions and Non Governmental Organizations
Ms Dianne Seukaran, Former Minister in the Ministry of Trade, Government of Trinidad & Tobago
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Forum 2
The Mustill Report: Meaning and Implications
- January  2008
Ms Dana Seetahal, Independent Senator and Attorney-at-Law
Mr Vernon De Lima, Attorney-at-Law
Dr Hamid Ghany, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences
Professor Selwyn Ryan, Political Scientist, Former Director SALISES
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Forum 1
The 2007 General Elections in Trinidad and Tobago: analysis and aftermath.