Scholarship Applications For Certificate Programmes

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised that scholarship applications are available for a number of certificate programmes offered by eCornell, the online learning subsidiary of Cornell University. The courses being offered are: Change Leadership, Financial Management, Executive Leadership for Healthcare Professionals, Measuring and Improving Business Performance, Hospitality Management, Strategic Human Resources Leadership and Marketing Strategy. They will be conducted online …

Repeated Violence Of Concern To AG

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

Repeated and senseless violence in Barbados and across the region has been blasted by Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, as “unprecedented”. Speaking this morning at an Anti-Money Laundering Workshop for Judges and Prosecutors at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Mr. Brathwaite stated that he was convinced more and more that the region as a whole seemed to be “under attack” given the …

OAS Needs Adequately Staffed Culture Dept.

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Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, is concerned that the Organization of American States (OAS) will not be able to adequately assist the region if it does not re-establish “an adequately staffed” department with responsibility for Culture. Mr. Lashley shared this concern as he addressed the OAS’ Showcase of Achievements of Phase 2 of its Cultural Heritage Project, at the Hilton …

Submit Short Stories On Children’s Rights

Sharon Austin Ministry News

(Stock Photo)Young Barbadians have another opportunity to showcase their creativity by writing short stories outlining their vision for the promotion and protection of their rights. The Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN) of the Organization of American States (OAS) has issued a call for short stories for the publication, Rights Should Not Be a Fairy Tale. Entries will be accepted in two …

OAS Short-Term Courses Available

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised that Barbadians can now apply for scholarships for OAS short-term courses being offered by the Galilee International Management Institute in Israel. Those courses are: Environmental Management; Integrated Water Resources Management; Maritime and Port Security; Diplomacy Today: New Challenges; Managing University Libraries for Online Education; Management of Higher Education Institutes; Contemporary Public Administration Management; and …

New Envoy Presents Credentials

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Barbados’ new Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), Selwin Hart, presented his credentials to the OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, at its headquarters in Washington DC, on Monday. During the ceremony, Ambassador Hart reaffirmed his country´s commitment to the regional body. “We see the OAS as the premier multilateral organization of the Americas, working to maintain peace …

Monitoring And Evaluation Project Under Way

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

A contract has been signed to begin a Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) project within the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development. The project, valued at US$120,000, is a collaborative effort between the Government of Barbados and the Organization of American States (OAS). Its aim is to measure and appraise social service programmes and projects delivered by …