The Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) will be inaugurated at a ceremony slated for the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Wednesday, October 28.

The ceremony, scheduled for 9:00 a.m., will be attended by regional Heads of Government and Ministers with responsibility for Energy.

Other dignitaries will include Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Li Yong; Secretary General of the CARICOM Secretariat, Irwin LaRocque; Managing Director of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Martin Ledolter; and chairman of the Small Island Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative, also known as SIDS DOCK, Dr. Vince Henderson. The ADA, UNIDO and SIDS DOCK are all strategic partners of the CCREEE.

The keynote speaker will be Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. Immediately after the opening ceremony, Prime Minister Stuart will host a press conference along with the CARICOM Secretary General and the representatives of the strategic partners.??In the afternoon, the inaugural meeting of the CCREEE Executive Board takes place and there will be a reception in the evening for specially-invited guests.

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