Caribbean Missions led UWI Cave Hill Students on a Study Tour on International Trade

Embassy of The Bahamas, Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
20 June 2024

Press Release

UWI Cave Hill students, under the guidance of Dr. Jan Yves Remy, visited Geneva and Brussels as part of their International Trade Policy Programme, engaging with Caribbean Missions in Brussels to explore the relevance of EU relations to the Caribbean’s trade agenda.

Dr. Jan Yves Remy, Director of the Shirdath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law at the UWI Cave Hill Campus, recently led a group of graduate students from the International Trade Policy Programme on a study tour of Geneva and Brussels. During their visit, the ECS Mission graciously organized a meeting at their office premises, providing the students with valuable insights into international trade dynamics.

The Caribbean Missions in Brussels, represented by CGAB, engaged with the students on the relevance of their work to the Caribbean’s international trade agenda. Discussions centered on the impact of trade policies and negotiations on Caribbean economies, emphasizing the importance of effective representation in international forums.

The engagement aimed to strengthen ties between academic institutions and diplomatic missions, ensuring alignment between educational initiatives and regional trade priorities. The study tour provided students with firsthand exposure to the complexities of international trade diplomacy, enriching their academic experience and preparing them for future roles in advancing Caribbean interests on the global stage.

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