Statements & Presentations
High-level Roundtable on International Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Caribbean SIDS

Number of statements/presentations: 35

Opening Session
Hon. Christopher Sinckler
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and International Business of Barbados
H.E. Angus Friday
Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations and Chairman of the Alliance of the Small Island States (AOSIS)
Hon. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland
Mr. SHA Zukang
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
Session I: Caribbean SIDS: Enhancing Economic Resilience and Sustainable Development
Kelvin Dalrymple - A catalyst for development resources in the Caribbean
Chief Research Economist, Caribbean Development Bank, Barbados
Neil Pierre - Natural disasters, risk reduction, and economic and social sustainability for Caribbean SIDS
Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean, Sustainable Development Unit, Trinidad and Tobago
Prof. Albert Binger
Regional assessment of sustainable development in Caribbean SIDS
Svetlana Bagaudinova - Doing business in SIDS
Monitoring, Analysis and Policy Unit, Investment Climate Department
Ulric Trotz - The impact of climate change on Caribbean SIDS
Science Adviser and Review Editor of IPCC Working Group II Report, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Belize
Session II: Sustainable Energy Development in Caribbean SIDS
Roland Clarke - Overview of renewable energy development in Caribbean SIDS
Project Manager, Caribbean Renewable Energy Development PRoject (CREDP)
William Hinds - Examples of Barbados' initiatives in renewable energy
Ministry of Energy and the Environment, Barbados
Special Keynote
Session III: Sustainable Management of Fisheries in the Caribbean
Bisessar Chakalall - The state of fisheries in the wider Caribbean region
Senior Fisheries Offcier, FAO Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean, Barbados
Franklin McDonald - The marine environment in the Caribbean region
UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme and UWI Institute for Sustainable Development, Jamaica
Hugh Saul - Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism
Director General, Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism
Session IV: Conclusions and Recommendations
Session A: Energy for Sustainable Development in the Caribbean
Erouscilla P. Joseph - Geothermal energy potential in the Caribbean
Research Assistant, Seismic Research Unit, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Jose Antonio Rodriguez - Geothermal development in Central America
Executive Director, LaGeo S.A., El Salvador
Lúdvik S. Georgsson - Overview of the Geothermal Training Programmes offered at the United Nations University
Deputy Director, UNU Geothermal Training Programme, National Energy Authority, Iceland
Mark Lambrides - The Eastern Caribbean Geothermal Energy Project (Geo-Caraibes)
Department for Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, D.C.
Session B: Effective and Sustainable Management of Fisheries Resources in the Caribbean: Potential for Regional and International Cooperation
Kieran Kelleher - PROFISH: The World Bank Global Program on Fisheries
Senior Fisheries Specialist, Agriculture and Rural Development Department
Closing Session
Hon. Christopher Sinckler
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and International Business, Barbados
Hon. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir
Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland
Mr. SHA Zukang
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
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