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Child Of The Caribbean | Baroness Scotland | TEDxPortofSpain

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Baroness Scotland gives one of those rare talks that explores identity, inspiration, global politics and leadership. She teases out some of the lessons that the world can learn about living peacefully from one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse regions of the world, the Caribbean.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Vanishing Sail - Official Trailer

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There is a small group of islands in the Lesser Antilles where the traditions of boatbuilding were once crucial to the survival of local communities skimming a living from the sea. Hundreds of sailing vessels were once launched here, more than anywhere in the West Indies.

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Eindverslag Evaluatiecommissie Justitiële Rijkswetten

Ter uitwerking van deze bepalingen hebben de ministers van (Veiligheid en) Justitie van de vier landen van het Koninkrijk besloten dat de Rijkswetten door de vier landen gezamenlijk en integraal worden geëvalueerd.

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Monday, September 14, 2015
Sargassum -A Resource Guide For The Caribbean

The Guide is intended to serve as an initial resource for the Caribbean, in particular to inform the tourism industry, local governments, environmental groups and residents about Sargassum Seaweed, its impact and uses, and best practice mitigation and management measures which are being undertaken.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
Latin America And The Caribbean: Looking Ahead After The Millennium Development Goals

This report gives an overview of the progress made in relation to the Millennium Development Goals and will serve as a starting point for a more analytical reflection in relation to what must be achieved by 2030.

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Pensions At A Glance: Latin America And The Caribbean

The biggest pension policy challenge faced by most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) today is low coverage of formal pension systems, both in terms of the proportion of workers participating in pension schemes and the proportion of the elderly receiving some kind of pension income.

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Monday, December 1, 2014
St. Maarten 2015 National Integrity System Assessment

In 2010 the Dutch part of the Caribbean island of St. Maarten (see Chapter IV, Country Profile) became an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This major transition meant drastic changes in the country’s institutions, which are still in progress. Being a small-scale (island) society with associated challenges, St. Maarten is now facing new opportunities in its democratic objectives.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Weathering The Storm: Lessons In Risk Reduction From Cuba

Cuba’s achievements in risk reduction come from an impressive multi-dimensional process. Its foundation is a socio-economic model that reduces vulnerability and invests in social capital through universal access to government services and promotion of social equity. The resulting high levels of literacy, developed infrastructure in rural areas and access to reliable health care and other created capital function as “multiplier effects” for national efforts in disaster mitigation, preparation and response.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

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