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The United States and the Caribbean: New Opportunities for Strategic Engagement

On Thursday 9th September, 2021, the UWI Institute of International Relations (IIR) in collaboration with the Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC) held a virtual Webinar entitled “The United States and the Caribbean: New Opportunities for Strategic Engagement”

The event was moderated by Professor Jessica Byron, Director, IIR, and featured the following panelists and topics:

A New Paradigm for US-Caribbean Engagement

Professor Ivelaw Griffith Fellow, Caribbean Policy Consortium

VENEZUELA: Challenges and Opportunities

Brigadier General (ret.) Boris Saavedra Associate Professor, Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Washington D.C

CUBA: Challenges and Opportunities

Professor Carlos Alzugaray Former Cuban Ambassador and Professor, Instituto Superior de Relaciones Internacionales, Havana, Cuba

HAITI: Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Georges Fauriol Fellow, Caribbean Policy Consortium

Blue Economy Resilience

Professor Anthony Bryan Former Director, IIR, and Fellow, Caribbean Policy Consortium

CLIMATE RESILIENCE: Challenges and Opportunities

Professor Norman Munroe Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Florida International University

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