Build Resilience of Caribbean SIDS: Virtual Consultations

Dates for the initial virtual consultations:

September 1, 2021 – Orientation with Andrea Richards-Cummins, UNESCO

September 2, 2021 – Culture Agencies and Repositories (Public sector)
o    Institute of Jamaica (African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica-Jamaica Memory Bank, Natural History Museum, National Museums Jamaica, Junior Centre, Jamaica Music Museum, Liberty Hall – The Legacy of Marcus Garvey and the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre), Jamaica National Heritage Trust, National Library of Jamaica, National Gallery of Jamaica, and the Jamaica Defence Force Museum.

September 3, 2021 – Civil Society, Educational and Private sector
o    The Archaeological Society of Jamaica, Jamaica Georgian Society, Jamaican Historical Society, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (UWI), University of Technology, MICO University College, Bank of Jamaica and the Indigenous communities.

September 8, 2021 – Intangible Heritage and Creative Industries sector
o    Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Jamaica Business Development Corporation, Jamaica Information Service, Creative Production & Training Centre, Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica, Jamaica Film Commission, Tourism Product Development Company, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, UWI – CARIMAC & Cultural Studies and Kingston Creative.

September 9, 2021 – Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change and Administration agencies
o    Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Climate Change Division, Earthquake Unit – UWI, Meteorology Unit, National Spatial Data Management Division, Jamaica Fire Brigade, Planning Institute of Jamaica and Kingston & St. Andrew Municipal Corporation.

September 16, 2021 – Sensitisation Workshop (culture and disaster stakeholders)