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    New SRC Video Series ‘Talking Trade: The Caribbean at the WTO’

    The Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services of The University of the West Indies (UWI), in partnership with UWITV, is pleased to share our exciting new video interview series entitled “Talking Trade: The Caribbean at the WTO”. The three-part series is co-hosted by SRC Deputy Director, Dr. Jan Yves Remy and Jeanelle Clarke, graduate of the SRC’s Masters in International Trade Policy (MITP) programme and a 2018 WTO Young Professional in the Information and External Relations division. Neil Paul, SRC Director, is also one of the interviewers. The series features interviews with key WTO experts and…

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    Addressing Genetically Modified Foods: A Rising Food Security Concern for the Region

    By: Camille Russell Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are one of the most controversial areas of science. While their use in certain fields like medicine is accepted, when it comes to their use in food and agriculture, ethical and moral questions loom. For example, while GM insulin is acceptable in the medical field, there remains skepticism over genetically modified soy and corn crops. GM foods refer to any foods containing or derived from a genetically-engineered organism. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines GMOs as “organisms (i.e. plants, animals or microorganisms) in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a…

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    Shridath Ramphal Centre preparing the Region to compete Globally

    Source: Barbados Advocate – Friday, July 19, 2019 edition page 15

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    Apply now for our MITP and PGITP programmes!

    Apply Now for the SRC’s International Trade Policy Programmes & Courses:-Masters in International Trade Policy (MITP)-Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Policy (PGITP)-Individual Courses (ad-hoc basis) Learn the art of the (trade) deal and how to navigate complex trading and business relationships the Caribbean is involved in with the Masters and Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Policy, offered by the Shridath Ramphal Centre, at The UWI, Cave Hill. Every year, participants of this programme go on a Study Tour to Geneva, Switzerland where they meet Caribbean and international trade experts, and visit the major international trade institutions where trade is taking…

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    Shridath Ramphal Centre Rebrands and Hosts Open Day

    A new logo, new website and an introduction to an exciting array of new training, research and outreach activities were outlined to invited guests as the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC) of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill held its Open Day on Friday, July 12, 2019. The highlight was an unveiling ceremony attended by government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, MITP alumni and members of the general public. The Open Day was broadcast live via Zoom. In his Welcome Remarks, SRC Director Neil Paul showcased the work of the Centre,…

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    SKN Vibes: Shridath Ramphal Centre rebrands and hosts Open Day

    By: SKN Vibes BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – July 15, 2019 – A new logo, new website and an introduction to an exciting array of new training, research and outreach activities were outlined to invited guests as the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC) of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill held its Open Day on Friday, July 12, 2019. The highlight was an unveiling ceremony attended by government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, MITP alumni and members of the general public. The Open Day was broadcast live via Zoom. In his Welcome Remarks,…

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    Barbados Today: New look Shridath Ramphal Centre

    Published by Barbados Today A new logo, a new website and an introduction to an exciting array of new training, research and outreach activities were outlined to invited guests as the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC) of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill held its Open Day on Monday, July 15, 2019. The highlight was an unveiling ceremony attended by Government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, Masters in International Trade Policy (MITP) alumni and members of the general public. The Open Day was broadcast live via Zoom. In his welcome remarks,…

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    SRC chats with HOTT95.3 FM about upcoming Open Day

    Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC), Neil Paul, and Deputy Director of the SRC, Dr. Jan Yves Remy, chatted with DJ Big Red of Hott 95.3 FM about the SRC’s upcoming Open Day. The live interview took place on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 during the Think UWI First Radio Show which is broadcast on Hott 95.3 FM on Tuesdays. On Friday, July 12, 2019, the SRC will open its doors to the wider university population and the general public to showcase the Centre’s work and exciting new outreach activities and training programmes.…

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    Caribbean has stake in UNCITRAL Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform

    (PRESS RELEASE) – Caribbean States must make their voices heard in the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) reform discussions currently underway in the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). This was the strong take-away message from the 5th SRC Lunch Time Chat held by the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the SRC’s Conference Room, CARICOM Research Building, the UWI. Read More

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    Barbados Advocate: No benefits from Brexit

    BARBADOS and the Caribbean should not expect any benefits flowing their way once the UK leaves the European Union. Former Prime Minister, Professor Owen Arthur said so on Tuesday nght in a lecture at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. The deadline for the UK leaving the EU was originally set for March 31. However, with a lot of uncertainties surrounding the exit, the departure has been delayed by three months. The lecture was titled, “Brexit and and the New Caribbean Trade Agenda”. It was sponsored by the Shridath Ramphal Centre (SRC) and took place at the Sagicor…

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