Tourism Course Now Available

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised that interested members of the public may now apply for the Professional Development Course: Sustainability Practices for Tourism Leaders. It will be offered online through the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Educational Portal of the Americas from October 23 to November 27. Applicants should possess a degree and work in the tourism sector. For …

Scholarship Now Available

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Interested persons may now apply for undergraduate degree programmes being offered by the University for Information Science and Technology in the Republic of Macedonia. The Economic Affairs Division has advised that the Organization of American States (OAS) has called for the applications for the programmes, which will be delivered onsite in Macedonia and in English. The scholarship benefits include: full …

Short-Term Training Courses In Israel

bgis Ministry News

The public is advised that short-term courses are now being offered by the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) in Israel. According to the Economic Affairs Division, the full list of courses can be found here. Courses commencing in May 2018 and onwards are eligible for the Organization of American States (OAS) scholarship. The courses will be delivered in Israel and applicants may select …

Course On International Child Abduction

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Those persons who work on issues directly related to children or in entities that promote and protect the rights of children and adolescents will have an opportunity to increase their knowledge. They can apply for the Inter-American Children’s Institute of the Organization of American States’ online course, entitled: Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, which will begin on Wednesday, May 23. …

Apply Now For OAS Academic Scholarships

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Economic Affairs Division has advised that the public can now apply for the Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarships for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies. Applications should be submitted to the Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, 3rd Floor East, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, by Friday, April 6, 2018. For additional information related to …

Another Avenue For Financial Assistance

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Barbadians studying in the United States of America (USA) are being reminded that there is another avenue by which they can receive financial assistance. The Division of Economic Affairs has advised that the Organization of American States (OAS) offers financial aid to citizens of Latin American and Caribbean countries studying in the USA, through the Leo S. Rowe Pan American …

Senator Byer Suckoo Praises Labour Organisations

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All of the achievements Barbados has made in labour throughout the region would not have been possible without the assistance of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Byer Suckoo, publicly praised the work of those organisations during the inaugural session of the 20th …

Youth Unemployment Still High In Region

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Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is hoping for concrete solutions to tackle the high incidence of youth unemployment. She made this comment recently, while addressing the Organization of American States’ Forum – Towards Concrete Solutions for Addressing Youth Unemployment in the Caribbean – at UN House. The Minister told her audience …

Labour Ministers Conference Next Week

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The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS), will host the 20th Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour next week. Approximately 200 delegates from 35 OAS member states, including 34 Ministers of Labour and officials from the World Bank and the International Labour Organisation, are expected to be in …

Children The Focus Of IIN Meeting

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Representatives from the Organisation of American States (OAS) have gathered in Barbados for the 92nd Meeting of the Directing Council of the Inter-American Children’s Institute, to discuss and develop policies for children and adolescents across the region. Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, welcomed the representatives at the official opening ceremony on Tuesday, at the Lloyd …