The 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD) will be held at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018.
Under the theme, “Re-shaping the Public Service in the Caribbean for the Future – The Role of CARICAD” the board meeting will be preceded by a Board of Directors Forum on Tuesday, June 26th.
Topics which will be addressed at the forum include, “Economic Performance in the Caribbean and the Challenge for Public Administration”, “Resilient Caribbean Development – The Role of the Public Sector” and “Future of Caribbean Public Services: CARICAD and Member States Working Together for Success”.
The board meeting the following day will consider the report from this forum, as well as the report of CARICAD’s Executive Director Devon Rowe.
The current Chairperson of CARICAD’s Board of Directors is Mr. Alyson Forte, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Public Service in Barbados.
Based in Bridgetown, CARICAD was established by a decision of the CARICOM Heads of Government and is an institution of CARICOM under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. The organisation became fully operational in 1980.
CARICAD is the region’s focal point for transforming and modernising public sectors of member states to better formulate and implement public policy towards the achievement of sound governance. CARICAD’s focus has been on shaping and enhancing the development and sustainability of strong governance and leadership structures.