Post -Budget Forum: "Budgeting for Development in a Global Pandemic"

Event Date(s): 22/10/2021

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) presents its Inaugural Virtual SALISES Forum: "Budgeting for Development in a Global Pandemic". This webinar provides insights that emphasize prospects for national development in Trinidad and Tobago targeting sectoral domains such as health, education, social protection, labour force dynamics, economic diversification, innovation, youth, gender equality, and Tobago development. It will also facilitate discourse related to the 2021 National Budget Statement and its implication for national development.

 Featured Speakers include:

  • Professor Karl Theodore - Former Director, Health Economics Unit, Centre for Health Economics, The UWI
  • Dr. Tyehimba Salandy - Director, Institute of Indigenous Knowledge, Empowerment and Research (IKER Institute)
  • Dr. Preeya Mohan - Fellow, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The UWI St. Augustine
  • Mr. Amilcar Sanatan -PhD. candidate, Cultural Studies, The UWI St. Augustine
  • Ms. Sunity Maharaj -Director, Lloyd Best Institute of the Caribbean
  • Dr. Selvon Hazel - Chief Economist in the Economic Management Research Unit (EMRU), Tobago House of Assembly

Date: Friday 22nd October 2021 Time: 10:00 am  Platform: Zoom

Interested persons can register using the following link, https://uwi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_flxg6Fj3QuqB2KeKqnVPwQ

For more information, email cathy-ann.modeste@sta.uwi.edu or visit https://sta.uwi.edu/salises/


Open to: | General Public |