CGAB Engages with EU on Caribbean Partnerships: Strengthening Ties for Sustainable Development

Embassy of The Bahamas, Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
6 March 2024

Press Release

The Caribbean Group of Ambassadors in Brussels (CGAB) meets with EU representatives to discuss Caribbean partnerships under the NDICI Global Europe, fostering dialogue and collaboration for sustainable development.

In a significant move towards fostering collaboration between the Caribbean and the European Union (EU), the Caribbean Group of Ambassadors in Brussels (CGAB) convened a meeting with representatives of the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA). The focus of the meeting was to discuss the current status of partnerships and programs between the Caribbean nations and the EU under the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) Global Europe.

The EU’s investment platform, GlobalGateway facilitates collaboration across various sectors, including digital initiatives, climate and energy, transport, health, education, and research, aligning with the EU’s robust investment agenda.

Ambassadors from the Caribbean expressed their commitment to maintaining open dialogue and ensuring a seamless flow of information to enhance the effectiveness of existing partnerships.

The CGAB remains steadfast in its mission to foster meaningful cooperation, address challenges, and explore opportunities that contribute to the sustainable development of the Caribbean region through its strategic collaboration with the European Union.

About The Embassy, Belgium: The Embassy of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Kingdom of Belgium and Mission to the European Union serves to enhance both bilateral and multilateral relations with the European Union, the Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), the Community of Latin and Caribbean Countries (CELAC) as well as other organisations and is an active participant in the Caribbean Group of Embassies in Brussels. We invite you to contact us and experience why it’s “better in The Bahamas”.

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