In an effort to assist the general public understand the benefits of the OECS Economic Union and regional integration, a delegation of six Dominicans have been given the opportunity to participate in a three-day workshop in Grenada.
Mathew Leblanc of the Labour Division, Miranda Ackie of CSME Facilitation Unit, Kelly Ann Williams of Discover Dominica, Hilda Kelshall of Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce will be among Dominica’s representatives at the OECS Integration Spokesperson Workshop. The other two participants are Claudia Walter from Regional Integration and Diaspora Unit and Nadège Roach from the National Youth Council.
The Workshop was organised by the OECS Secretariat, and will focus on an array of communications topics understanding the media, fundamentals of communication, and the art of public speaking.
Felix Gregoire, Ambassador to the OECS and Caricom, in endorsing Dominica’s participation stated, “It is important that we have a cadre of spokespersons capable of articulating the advantages of regional integration in a clear and concise manner. This workshop should prove invaluable in furtherance of this objective.”
Upon their return from the workshop the individuals will be expected to better explain the OECS Economic Union and its various benefits.
The workshop runs from October 9 to 11.