The Ministry of External Affairs – Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi, India hosted a special two-week course for diplomats from within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
The program was in keeping with the vision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce to nurture and develop a professional, innovative and responsive public service organization which promotes an effective foreign and trade policy and a sustainable knowledge economy.
During the two week period, St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented by Tamira Browne and Khalila Roache from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce.
According to the API, there were 10 other CARICOM countries represented: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Suriname.
Officials from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and the Caribbean Community were also present to participate in the two-week course.
The diplomats were exposed to various aspects of India’s Foreign Policy, expertise on bilateral and multilateral arrangements and a range of institutions that support the fulfillment of foreign policy agendas.