CARIFORUM countries getting their EPA act together
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sept 7, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago will host the second meeting of the European Union-Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) Trade and Development Committee (TDC) later this month, according to the Guyana-based Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit.
It said the meeting on September 27 comes ahead of the second meeting of the Joint CARIFORUM-EU Council (JC) to be held in Brussels on October 26.
The JC is the highest institution, which meets at ministerial level and is vested with the responsibility to supervise the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed between Europe and the CARIFORUM countries in 2008.
CARIFORUM comprises the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping and the Dominican Republic.
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