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Guadeloupe to accede to associate membership of OECS at Opening Ceremony for Special Meeting of OECS Authority on March 14, 2019

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Friday, March 8, 2019 — The OECS Authority is scheduled to meet in special session in Guadeloupe on 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an associate member of the Organisation.

The accession of Guadeloupe will take place with the signing of an agreement to that effect during the Opening Ceremony for the Special Meeting of the Authority on March 14, 2019 at 5 PM.

In addition to the signing of the agreement, the Opening Ceremony for the Special Meeting will involve speeches by the Director General of the Organisation, the newly elected Premier of the British Virgin Islands, the President of the Regional Council of Guadeloupe and the Chairman of the OECS Authority.

WHAT

The OECS Authority is scheduled to meet in special session in Guadeloupe on 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an associate member of the Organisation.

The accession of Guadeloupe will take place with the signing of an agreement to that effect during the Opening Ceremony for the Special Meeting of the Authority.

WHO
Participants include:

  • Chairman of the OECS Authority
  • Heads of Governments of the OECS Member States and associated Member States
  • The Director General of the OECS Dr. Didacus Jules
  • The OECS Commission International Relations Unit
  • Regional and Development Partners

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The media is invited to attend to the Opening Ceremony and to the press briefing and must submit a copy of ID and press card to the following contact doris.nol@oecs.int in order to be accredited by the Regional Council and the Prefecture of Guadeloupe before March 11 2019.  

WHEN 
The Opening Ceremony for the Special Meeting of the Authority will be held on March 14, at 5:00 PM at Amphithéâtre Gerty Archimede, Université des Antilles, Saint-Claude.

The press briefing will be held on March 15 at 12:30 at the Memorial ACTe in Pointe-à-Pitre.  

MEDIA CONTACT

Doris Nol
Digital Marketing Specialist
OECS Communications Unit
doris.nol@oecs.int
758 285 7399

OR

Bernadette Auguste
International Relations Officer
OECS International relations Unit
bernadette.auguste@oecs.int
758 455 6306

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