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CARIBBEAN - St Kitts and Nevis Activities

Commencement Activities

The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis accepted the invitation to be the start-up country for Small Islands Voice in the Caribbean region, by letter, dated 07.01.02. UNESCO consultant, Ms Gillian Cambers, visited the country from 14-18th January 2002 to meet with individuals, organisations and the media, and to lay the groundwork for the initiative. This was followed by a second visit, 4-12th February, 2002, by Ms. Cambers, and Ms. Claire Green, Communications Officer with UNESCO's Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and Small Islands platform (CSI). Further meetings were held and a trial survey was conducted to test out methods for finding out the general public's views on environment and development. During these visits, meetings were held with persons from the following organisations:

Brimstone Hill Society
Charlestown Secondary School, Nevis
Choice FM
Daily Herald
Department of Community and Gender Affairs, Nevis
Department of Culture, Nevis
Department of Fisheries, Nevis
Department of Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Environment, Nevis
Department of the Environment
Division of Youth and Sports, Nevis
Economic Planning Unit, Nevis
Fisheries Division
Frigate Bay Development Corporation
Gingerland Secondary School, Nevis
Goodwill Radio
Government Press and Public Relations, Nevis
Hotel and Tourism Association, Nevis
Hotel and Tourism Association, St. Kitts
Labour Spokesman
Liamuiga Studios
Lyn Jeffers High School, Nevis
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Education
Ministry of Health and Environment
Nevis Chamber of Commerce
Nevis Historical and Conservation Society
Nevis Public Library
Nevis Solid Waste Management
Nevis Tourism Authority
Nevis Youth Council
Office of the Prime Minister
Physical Planning and Development Office
Radio 1: SKNBC
St. Christopher Heritage Society
St. John's Community Improvement Club, Nevis
St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service
St. Kitts and Nevis National Commission for UNESCO
St. Kitts and Nevis Observer
VON Radio


To get involved, contact :


National Co-ordinator
Mr. Antonio Maynard
St Kitts and Nevis National Commission for UNESCO
PO Box 333, Cayon Street
Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
T: + 1 869 466 8581
F: +1 869 465 9069


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