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Communications and information for development purposes in the Caribbean area

Communications and information for development purposes in the Caribbean area

Georgetown, Guyana, 1-8 December, 1974.

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Published by International Broadcast Institute in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media -- Social aspects -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Caribbean Area -- Social policy -- Congresses.,
    • Caribbean Area -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInternational Broadcast Institute., Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung., Guyana. Ministry of Information and Culture.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN195.2.M3 C65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 78 p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4947827M
      ISBN 100904776018
      LC Control Number76375723
      OCLC/WorldCa2614974

        Meanwhile, crime has risen sharply since in the region and murder rates are now among the highest in the world. More specifically, violent crime in the Caribbean is significantly higher than in any other region (with percent of the population affected versus a world average of percent), according to a forthcoming IMF book, Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in . The Education agenda re-affirms the importance of providing opportunities to reach Global Citizenship Education, which includes the design of inclusive learning environments and the contents of the curriculum. UNESCO has a long experience in the area of quality textbook development and education; its expertise is related to sustainable textbooks provision; textbooks.

      Development is a process of growth or advancement. The term "development" however tends to be unclear. Aidan Foster-Carter's study, Development in Sociology (), however, identifies four senses of the word development. These are economic development, which . The CTO is a marketing and business development entity dedicated to promoting the Caribbean brand worldwide. History. The CTO was established in with the merger of the Caribbean Tourism Association (founded in ) and the Caribbean Tourism Research and Development .

      Strengthening Caribbean network resiliency is the theme for our fifteenth gathering, which takes place on April in Miami, USA. And it is the focus of a special Commission for Caribbean Communications Resilience, which has been empaneled to examine the region's communications vulnerabilities and make recommendations for greater resiliency. In September , CHTA and the Caribbean Tourism Organization signed a historic agreement in which the two organizations pledged “full cooperation and collaboration between the public and private sectors of the Caribbean tourism industry in order for tourism development to proceed in a coherent, effective and efficient manner.”.


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