CARICOM 38th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government to recognise 10th Anniversary of Port of Spain Declaration.
CARICOM leaders will be meeting in St. Georges Greneda from July 4-6, 2017 for the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). NCDs will be a priority area for discussion as Heads celebrate the 10th anniversary of the landmark 2007 Port of Spain declaration to stop the epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NDCs) and look back on the progress made in the implementation of the actions specified in the POSD. The findings of the Port of Spain Evaluation will be used to inform Heads of successes, challenges and gaps in regional NCD prevention and control efforts and reaffirm political leadership and action at the highest levels in support of accelerated action in lead up to the 2018 UNHLM and the achievement of the 25*25 global NCD targets and Goal 3 of the 2030 Agenda.
The Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will take place in Grenada 4 – 6 July 2017, under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. Rt. Hon Keith Mitchell.
Following an Opening Ceremony on 4 July at the Grenada Trade Centre, the Heads of Government will move to the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort for the business sessions on 5 -6 July. The Conference will welcome its two newest Members; the President of Haiti H.E. Jovenel Moise who was sworn into office on 7 February, and the Prime Minister of The Bahamas Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis who took his oath of office on 11 May.