Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands
12/06/2013 - Joint Statement on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour [78 KB]
On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June), High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton, Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU's Justice Commissioner, Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor and Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström made the following statement:
03/06/2013 - Call for proposals for Youth Workshops and Summer Camps - Reference JSIF/PRP III/CFP/GOLA6 [99 KB]
The Government of Jamaica through the European Union funded Poverty Reduction Programme III (PRP III), implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) is seeking proposals for the staging of Youth workshops and summer camps (non-residential) focusing on:
- Sports- preferably with a remedial education component
- Skills Training- preferably with a remedial education component
- Arts and Culture- preferably with a remedial education component
- Remedial Education
IMPORTANT: JSIF will on Wednesday, June 12th hold its information session for the "Summer Camp Call for Proposal". The session will be held at JSIF in the 1st floor training room from 10am -12 noon.
14/05/2013 - EU reaffirms commitment to assist vulnerable communities across Jamaica [2 MB]
The European Union has given its commitment to continue support to vulnerable communities across Jamaica. Speaking at the launch of the 'Jamaica Exporters' Association and the St. Andrew Settlement Income Generating Opportunities for Unemployed Young People Through Linkages with Established MSMEs in Majesty Gardens' on May 14th, 2013, "Chargé d' Affaires of the EU Delegation in Jamaica Jesús, Orús Báguena said the focus on vulnerable communities remains key especially given the challenge with unemployment.
Working together in Jamaica
The overall objective is to maximise the contribution of sustainable forest management to the rural poor in the insular Caribbean by building capacity for institutional arrangements, which optimise the socio-economic contribution of forest resources.
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