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Caricom-Cuba summit set

The 7th CARICOM-Cuba Summit is to be held in Cuba, in the year 2020.

Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade recently met in Guyana for the 6th Summit.

The ministers committed to completing the required internal legal procedures to give effect to the Second Protocol to the Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation, which will contribute to the strengthening of trade relations.

They welcomed news Barbados will be hosting the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development  in the year 2020 –  which will be the first time an UNCTAD quadrennial conference has been held in a Caribbean country.

Caricom and Cuba also reaffirmed the need to continue strengthening cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the area of integrated disaster risk management in the Caribbean.

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