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On Thursday, February 9, 2023, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), in collaboration with the Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC), will host the webinar “CARICOM Relations with the UK-EU.”
This webinar will examine key dynamics of contemporary EU/European-Caribbean relations, the impact and implications of Brexit for the region, and crucial partnerships between Canada and the Caribbean. Moreover, the session will consider actions and promises by some Caribbean nations to delink from the British monarchy and pursue republican status. Notable here is the recent move by Barbados and conversations to that effect that have begun in Jamaica and some Eastern Caribbean countries.
The event which could be view between 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. live via Zoom
The event which is Free and open to the public requires registration https://go.fiu.edu/Caribbean
The Panelists are Annita Montoute, PhD, Interim Director, Institute of International Relations, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago; Earl Moxam, Journalist and Author, Jamaica; Timothy Shaw, PhD, Faculty Fellow, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, University of Massachusetts; Paul Sutton, PhD Reader Emeritus in Politics, University of Hull, United Kingdom
The Moderator is Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, PhD, CPC Fellow and Global Americans Fellow
The event will play special emphasis on the English-speaking Caribbean, the LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series includes four webinars for the 2022-2023 academic year with experts from the Greater Caribbean region, moderated by FIU faculty and CPC members, and a series of policy-oriented papers addressing economic, political, and strategic matters in the region that will be published electronically as part of the LACC Caribbean Working Paper Series. The LACC/CPC Caribbean Policy Series is part of LACC’s renewed commitment to expand programming related to the English-speaking Caribbean, a sub-region with phenomenal human capacities, strong democratic institutions and incredibly rich socio-cultural and environmental diversity.