From Wednesday May 6, to Friday May 8, Barbados will be the host of two workshops which focus on the Organization of American States??? project entitled ???Expanding the Socio-economic Potential of Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean???.

Beginning at 9:00 a.m., on Wednesday, the workshops will run simultaneously, with one focusing on the first meeting of the Interim Advisory Council of the Caribbean Heritage Network/Institute; while the other which is an education workshop, will focus on the design and implementation of online courses to fill curricular gaps.

The workshops seek to build and strengthen capacity in the regional heritage sector as well as the preservation, development, and use of cultural heritage resources with local community participation.

They are being presented in association with various international entities, including the Coherit Associates LLC, USA; the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill and Open Campuses); the Saint Christopher National Trust of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Grenada National Trust.

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