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Creativity in the Caribbean

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“Fostering New Policies for Creativity in the Caribbean’ Best known for its music scene and for being home to world stars such as Bob Marley, the queen of pop, Rihanna, and hip hop artist Nicki Minaj – the Caribbean region hosts a hive of cultural creativity bursting with new talents. […]

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Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society & Internet Privacy

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The ethical dimensions of the Information Society & Internet Privacy “was held in St Kitts from 23-24 September. It was designed to explore how almost instantaneous access is impacting youth behaviour.

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Gleaner Bioethics Forum

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Members of the National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica (NBCJ) believe the Government has failed to include them in critical areas of decision making to address some of the ills facing the country. The NBCJ was established in 2008 through the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Assisting Bioethics […]

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World Humanities Conference 2017

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The 2017 staging of the World Humanities Conference was held in Liege, Belgium on August 6-11. This Conference brought together academics, leaders and members of the youth cohort such as myself.

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Third International Youth Forum (IYF3) On Creativity and Heritage

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120 delegates from over 85 countries attended the Third International Youth Forum (IYF3) on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road, in UNESCO designated creative cities of Changsha and Nanjing, China. Twelve delegates from the Caribbean; Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, the Bahamas, St Kitts & Nevis, the Dominican Republic […]

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First International Bioethics Conference

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The Omani National Bioethics Committee (NBC) in collaboration with the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), the Research Council (TRC) of Oman and UNESCO organized the First International Bioethics Conference in Muscat, Oman, from 8 to 10 March 2015. Cheryl Brown, as a member of the IBC, attended this First International Bioethics […]

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Creative Cities of Music Sub-Network Meeting

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The four-day meeting, (16 -18 February 2018) which was held in the Caribbean for the first time, aims to strengthen ties between designated Creative Cities of Music and serves as a platform for discussions on musical creativity. Delegates attending include representatives from the cities of Hamamatsu, Japan; Katowice, Poland; Glasgow, […]

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INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON ARCHIVES (CARBICA) MEETING

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Caribbean Branch of the International Council on Archives (CARBICA) hosted a meeting in Philipsburg, St Maarten to effect regional approaches to disaster recovery and heritage preservation. In light of the devastation wrought in the Caribbean as a result of the 2017 tropical Atlantic hurricane season, which saw the passage of […]

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Intergovernmental Meetings of the Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications, Paris

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Dameon Black (Commissioner, Executive Director, Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission)