Globalisation Threatens Small Developing States

Basseterre, Saint Kitts – Nevis
April 15, 2008 (CUOPM)

Globalisation of the 21st century presents novel and dynamic conditions which threaten the interests of States worldwide.

So says St. Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.

Highlighting the resources necessary to implement the plans and objectives of the Ministry for this year, Minister Harris said that current developments have created such an evolution that the impact on small developing states such as St Kitts and Nevis is colossal.

“Countries that succeed are those which to a large extent understand and adjust to the changing rules speedily and efficiently,” said Harris, who pointed out that it was therefore imperative that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of St. Kitts and Nevis develops, implements and improves on its mechanisms and programmes that will enable it to treat decisively and effectively with the challenges and opportunities of this phenomenon.

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