Along with the Correspondent Banking issue and the Zika virus that is currently affecting our region, the CARICOM heads of government also took the time to discuss other important matters like Security in our region and the Paris agreement on Climate Change and their plan of action to address these issues in a regional approach.

Screen_Shot_2016-02-18_at_8.01.59_PMHon. Dean Barrow- Chairman CARICOM

"On security, we had discussions on the issue of climate security and agree to increase our cooperation and collaboration in this area. Just earlier today Prime Minister Rowley who has lead responsibility for security in our quasi cabinet was the first to sign a protocol amending our treaty; the revised Treaty of Chaguaramas to formally establish the Council of National Security and Law Enforcement as an organ of the community impacts is also now established as an institution of the community and the Sec Gen can explain to you the distinction between those two organism as it were.

The high level signing of the Paris agreement, a global agreement on the reduction of climate change scheduled to take place in New York City on the 22nd of April 2016 and CARICOM heads of Government are expected to be in attendance. 

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