Barbados Remains Committed To OAS

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Barbados is committed to building a strong and effective Organization of American States (OAS). Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, made these remarks recently at the opening of an exhibition and reception to celebrate the OAS’ 70th Anniversary, at the Inter-American Development Bank in Christ Church. He said the event’s theme: OAS: 70 years working …

MOU Signed To Assist With Heritage Economy

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Barbados and the Organization of American States (OAS) now have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the cultural heritage project Enhancing the Framework for the Development of a Heritage Economy in the Caribbean. Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, and OAS representative in Barbados, AmbassadorFrancis McBarnette, recently signed the MOU. In signing the document, Minister King explained …

Home Affairs Minister & OAS Rep Discuss Security

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Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, met with Regional Representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador, Francis McBarnett, today, to discuss a number of security issues. The discourse ranged from the Drug Treatment Court to medical marijuana to anti-corruption. Mr. McBarnett suggested that the team approach used by the Drug Treatment Court was a “useful mechanism” that could …

Barbados Committed To The OAS

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The Government of Barbados is committed to the Organization of American States (OAS) and is thankful for its invaluable work on the island. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, made this known to OAS Representative to Barbados, Francis McBarnett, during a recent courtesy call at the Ministry on Culloden Road, St. Michael. Minister Walcott singled …

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 …