CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement Sensitization Seminar

St. Kitts – Nevis Information Service
April 18, 2008


All local media are invited to the Opening Ceremony of the CARIFORUM EC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Sensitization Seminar Opening Ceremony on Monday, April 21, 2008 at the Ocean Terrace Inn from 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.

The purpose of the seminar is to present to all local stakeholders the scope, context and outcome of the EPA negotiations between the Caribbean Forum of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) and the European Community (EC).  The two day session will focus on one of the EPA’s most critical areas of “˜Trade in Goods.’

Local media can also feel free to contact the Ministry for information pertaining to the consultations which will be held in the days following the summit.  These would pertain to the Customs Trade Facilitation with the Customs Departments, Port Authorities and other government ministries whose responsibilities impact on the trade in goods.  There will also be consultations with the private sector entities involved the import/export trade in goods.

All practitioners attending  the Opening Ceremony of the Seminar who will be using recording devises are asked to have them in place by 8:45 a.m.  Thanks for your cooperation.

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