Regional Launch of the Caribbean Investment Facility

On the 30th of April 2012 the European Commission approved the creation of the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF). This programme aims to foster the investments in key infrastructure in the Caribbean focusing on the energy, environment, climate change mitigation and adaptation, transport and social infrastructure sectors.

In the context of the visibility activities foreseen within the framework of CIF, the Commission has decided to organise jointly with Cariforum Secretariat and the Government of Barbados an event in Barbados (Bridgetown) on the 21st and 22nd of March 2013. The main objective of the event (Regional Launch of the Caribbean Investment Facility) is to allow political and economic leaders from both regions to become fully aware of the opportunities provided by the Facility, as well as to promote the interaction between the European and Caribbean Development Banks and government authorities.

Global objective

Support of the organisation of one event in Bridgetown (Barbados) with a duration of 2 days and an indicative participation of 150 people.

?? Specific objective(s)

o Organisation of the logistics of the Forum on the 21st and 22nd March consisting in a series of conferences where CIF is the main subject.

Area of competence: 
Donor organisation: 
European Commission
Start of project: 
March, 2013