West Indian Commission

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History

1990, by Caribbean leaders within the framework of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) but independent of governments. Work completed 1992.

Aims

Advance the process of economic, political and social integration in the region.

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Activities

Final report, presented mid-1992, recommends setting up: CARICOM Commission, to further process of integration among CARICOM members and develop relations between CARICOM and the wider community of Caribbean countries; Assembly of Caribbean Community Parliamentarians (ACCP) (building on the 1990 Agreement but extending the concept); Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) (again extending the concept); Association of Caribbean States (ACS), to include all the countries of the Caribbean Basin. It also proposed enhancement of activities of the 'Common Market Council', which lead to the setting up of Community Council of Ministers. In the context of a revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, CARICOM member governments should subscribe to a CARICOM Charter of Civil Society covering wider issues than economic circumstances. Report lead to the setting up, Oct 1992, of Bureau of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. Proposed revision of responsibilities of Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 10 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Society
  • Government
    • Political
  • Economics
    • Economic

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E3013

Last News Received

9. Jun 1993
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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