first_imgCARICOM/CSME: The Persisting Implementation QuestionCARICOM Day        On July 1, Guyana and possibly a few other Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) commemorated CARICOM Day marking the signing on July 4, 1973 of the Treaty of Chaguaramas creating the Caribbean Community and Common Market. It seems the day is usually marked on the first…July 4, 2019In “CARICOM”CSME in focus as CARICOM Heads of Government meet in Montego BayCARICOM leaders head to the scenic Montego Bay, Jamaica, for their Thirty-Ninth Regular Meeting. The Meeting will be held 4-6 July at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. As it was, more than two decades ago when Jamaica hosted the Eighteenth Meeting of the Conference in Montego Bay in 1997, the…July 3, 2018In “CARICOM”CARICOM Secretary-General addresses Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association’s AGMWhile the CSME continues to be a work in progress, it is sufficiently advanced to be used more effectively by the private sector.  There has been significant progress in several specific ways.  There is free trade in goods and services, free movement of skills and capital, and the cross-border establishment…April 11, 2018In “General”Share this on WhatsApp Region must harmonise measures, digitise processes to… CDF, IRENA Collaborate to Boost Low-Carbon Investments in… The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has taken steps to accelerate the use of the measures under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The Conference of Heads of Government in July 2017, approved the Implementation Plan for the CSME 2017-2019 which coincides with the CARICOM Strategic Plan (2015-2019). The Plan is a comprehensive document which details the level of implementation of measures called for by the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas or decisions taken by Community Organs. The timeframes in the agreed Implementation Plan are in line with the time-frame envisioned for the Acceleration of the Implementation and Use of the CSME in the Community Strategic Plan 2015–2019, as follows – (i) Immediate to Short-term (up to six months); (ii) Medium-term (up to 1½ years); and (iii) Long-term (up to 2½ years). The Plan is under constant review by the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) and Member States are required to submit regular updates on progress made as well as challenges faced in implementing their obligations under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. Please see CSME Implementation Plan 16 Oct 2018 CSME Implementation Plan 16 Oct 2018 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 6, 2020center_img Related Posts Aug 17, 2020 CARICOM Formulating Energy Security Strategy Oct 1, 2020last_img