OECS Mission Opens In Geneva

Hardbeatnews, BRUSSELS, Switzerland, Weds. June 29, 2005: A technical mission of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States to the World Trade Organization in Geneva was yesterday opened through a partial European Development Fund grant of €238,000.

The mission’s aim is to strengthen the representation of Eastern Caribbean States at the WTO by assisting their participation in the work of the organization while representing the ACP small islands, which are members of the OECS, including Antigua & Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The EU has called for the special needs and constraints of small economies to be recognized and reflected. – Hardbeatnews.com