REGIONAL PORTFOLIOS OF CARICOM HEADS OF GOVERNMENT
  A quasi-cabinet of individual Heads of Government has been constituted to spearhead action in sectors critical to the Region's integration and as a vision of development into the Twenty-First Century.

NO. PORTFOLIO COUNTRY
1 Services Antigua and Barbuda
2 Tourism (including Land, Cruise, ACP/EU Partnership Agreement provisions etc) The Bahamas
3 Single Market and Economy (including Monetary Union) Barbados
4 Justice and Governance 1 Belize
5 Labour (Including intra-Community Movement of Skills) Dominica
6 Science and Technology (including Information and Communications) Grenada
7 Agriculture, Agricultural Diversification and Food Security (including the Regional Transformation Programme (RTP) and Bananas) Guyana
8 External Trade Negotiations Jamaica
9 Human Resource Development, Health and HIV/AIDS St. Kitts and Nevis
10 Sustainable Development 2 (including Environment and Disaster Management and Water) Saint Lucia
11 Transport (Maritime and Aviation) 3 St. Vincent and the Grenadines
12 Community Development and Cultural Cooperation (including Culture, Gender, Youth and Sport) Suriname
13 Energy 4 Trinidad and Tobago
14 Security (Drugs and Illicit Arms)

 1
 During the Informal Session of the The Thirteenth Special Meeting of the Conference (4-5 April 2008, Trinidad and Tobago), following prior consultations by the Secretary-General with the Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia and Belize, Heads of Government agreed to reassign this portfolio to Belize.

 2  During the Informal Session of the The Thirteenth Special Meeting of the Conference (4-5 April 2008, Trinidad and Tobago), following prior consultations by the Secretary-General with the Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia and Belize, Heads of Government agreed to reassign this portfolio to Saint Lucia.

 3  The area of Transport was re-assigned to the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Fourteenth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference (14-15 February 2003, Trinidad and Tobago), given the importance of that sector to the development of the Community (in particular, its strategic links to the tourism industry) and in view of the substantial work undertaken by that Member State on regional transport matters over the past several years.

 4  At the Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the Conference (4-7 July 2004, Grenada), Heads of Government agreed to allocate lead responsibility for Energy to Trinidad and Tobago

Updated:  July 2008
 

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