The Regional Integration Diaspora Unit (RIDU) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors is hosting the 2021 CARICOM week of activities under the theme “I am CARICOM”.

The week’s activities commenced on Sunday, 4th July, 2021, with the 10K run and will climax on Friday, July 9th, 2021, with the CARICOM Dress Day. The other activities in celebration of CARICOM week are as follows:

Tuesday, 6th July, 2021 Live Virtual lecture by Dr. The Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Launch of I am CARICOM Videos

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Live on NBC Radio & VC3

8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
On CARICOM Youth Ambassadors’ Instagram and Facebook pages
Wednesday, 7th July, 2021 CARICOM Food Day A variety of dishes from CARICOM countries will be available at the
Grenadine House and
Bequia Beach Hotel,
Basil’s Restaurant and Bar, Kingstown,
French Verandah Restaurant,
Container’s Delite, Beachcombers Hotel and
Blue Lagoon Hotel
Thursday, 8th July, 2021 Your Favorite CARICOM Destination Online Video Competition Online Competition
Friday, 9th July, 2021  CARICOM Dress Day All Day

The aim of the CARICOM week of Activities is to showcase the importance of regional integration and to express appreciation to our CARICOM brothers and sisters who have shown tremendous solidarity and support in this country’s midnight hour of need following the eruptions of the La Soufrìere volcano.

The Ministry joins with the Regional Integration Unit and the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors to extend an invitation to the Vincentian public to take part in the remaining activities. For more details on the activities, you can visit the Ministry’s Facebook page at @mofasvg.


Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade