Youth gearing to have their voices heard on CARICOM Day 5th July 2021, with the ‘I Am CARICOM’ campaign, which is being rolled out across the Community to promote the CARICOM Identity and Spirit of Community
The youth are gearing up to have their voices heard come this year's CARICOM Day 2021, which is observed on the first Monday in July each year. The day marks the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas on this day in 1973. The treaty established the Caribbean Community & Common Market, which would later become Caribbean Community (CARICOM).The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat celebrates CARICOM Day each year on July 4, 2021.
This year is celebrated with the ‘I Am CARICOM’ campaign, which is being rolled out across the Community to promote the CARICOM Identity and Spirit of Community. The campaign seeks to achieve this objective by providing information to increase visibility, awareness and understanding of the Caribbean Community including its geography, institutions, governance structure, policies, and the benefits of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).
CARICOM Youth Ambassador Renee Atwell, speaking via a virtual press conference, says this initiative is to try to ensure that there is a space for the voice of youth to be heard.
CARICOM Youth Ambassador Renee Atwell.
Meantime Khaleem Ali, Deputy CARICOM Youth Ambassador shared some of his views on the importance of Caribbean integration.
Khaleem Ali Deputy CARICOM Youth Ambassador.
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