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Fifth meeting of the Caribbean Development Roundtable - climate resilience and sustainable economic growth

Aerial view of Salybia, Dominica after the island was hit by a category 5 hurricane in 2017
Aerial view of Salybia, Dominica after the island was hit by a category 5 hurricane in 2017 UN Photo

Under the general theme “Promoting climate resilience and sustainable economic growth in the Caribbean”, the Roundtable, through panel presentations and dialogue among policy makers, academics, the private sector and other stakeholders, will invite consideration of the  ECLAC debt for climate adaptation swap initiative, related opportunities for investment in green industries to promote economic diversification, and efforts to promote fiscal responsibility through the use of Public Expenditure Reviews in the Caribbean. The meeting will address the continuing challenge of de-risking and ongoing difficulties being experienced by the offshore financial sector in several member States. 

The meeting will focus on four interrelated topics as follows:

  • Understanding the ECLAC debt for climate adaptation swap initiative.
  • Advancing green investment and green industry for structural economic transformation the Caribbean.
  • Promoting fiscal responsibility and management in the Caribbean. The need for public expenditure reviews (PERs).
  • Addressing the vulnerability of the Caribbean caused by de-risking and challenges to the offshore financial sector.

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