Unemployment still key concern for Caricom – LaRocque

Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque says unemployment and gender bias continue to be key concerns for the Region and urged Heads of Government at the 26th Meeting of the COHSOD to ensure that their development agendas allow all to benefit under the CSME.

The two-day Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Labour and Gender meeting, which started on Wednesday and ended yesterday, comes at a time when at the national level the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals and the Beijing Platform are being assessed, the secretary-general said.

“As a Region, we are seeking to define and position CARICOM priorities within the new global framework for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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