Civil Society and

Indigenous Peoples Participation

Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago - September 19th, 2006

As part of the preparatory process for the First Inter-American Meeting of Ministers and High Level Authorities on Sustainable Development, to be held December 4-5, 2006 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the Department of Sustainable Development, Summits of the Americas Secretariat, and the Sustainable Economic Development Unit (SEDU) for Small and Island Developing States (SIDS) of the Department of Economics of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus organized the Caribbean Roundtable with Civil Society. The consultation was held on September 19, 2006 at the Conference Room at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) located on the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Twenty-two (22) representatives of civil society organizations from nine (9) countries of the English-speaking Caribbean participated in the Caribbean Roundtable with Civil Society, including representatives of non-governmental organizations from Trinidad and Tobago, and in addition to academics from the University of the West Indies, and officers of the Organization of American States (OAS). Likewise, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago was represented by its National Summit Coordinator, Ms. Laura West







Picture 1, 2 and 3: Participants of the Roundtable with Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples.    




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