Islands of the French West Indies have embarked on an initiative to cement equitable and sustainable cooperation between the French West Indies and Caribbean countries of the OECS.
The meeting is organised to provide insight into the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in an effort to better enable project managers to access funding opportunities.
Beverly Best is the Head of Development Cooporation and Resource Mobilization in the OECS
The Interreg Caraïbes Programme is led by the Regional Council of Guadeloupe, as the Managing Authority, and is a European Programme for Guadeloupe, French Guyana, Martinique and St. Martin (French and European territories) to undertake cooperation activities with their neighbours.
President of the Martinique territorial collectively Alfred Marie – Jeanne extended an appeal to Caribbean countries to remain resolute.
The Interreg Caraïbes Programme has a budget of approximately 86 million euros to support projects that align with the programme strategy and the needs of the territories.
The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Caraïbes Programme is collaborating with the OECS Commission in hosting the event throughout today.