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  1. BELIZECGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: Economic Development Council of Belize Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  2. The Process Launched on June 5, 2013 180+ participated (57% Private Sector; 24% Public Sector; 19% Civil Society) Thematic areas: Investment Climate Skills and Productivity Logistics and Connectivity Each Working Group has met three times to date and all continue to meet 4 Proposals from each group have emerged as priorities All proposals have a regional dimension Aligned with the Competitiveness Conference Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing

  3. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  4. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  5. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  6. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  7. Next Steps Announcement of the implementation phase: TBD Appointment of individual focal points responsible for implementation of each action First Accountability Workshop by: TBD

  8. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGOCGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: MINISTRY OF PLANNING AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  9. Economic Diversification and Transformation thrust towards knowledge based, innovation driven economy • Medium Term Policy Framework 2011-2014 “Innovation for Lasting Prosperity” • 20th July, 2012. Diversification Conference – 7 Business Clusters identified: • Energy • Food Sustainability • Culture and Creative Industries • Maritime Industries • Tourism • Financial Services • ICT • Committee of National Stakeholders established • Business Cluster Teams established to develop strategic plans The CGF Process Fully aligned with National Development Initiatives to create a new platform for growth Launched on May 8, 2013 250+ persons participated – public private mix Thematic Areas: Skills and Productivity, Logistics and Connectivity, Investment Climate Each Working Group met at least 5-6 times Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing

  10. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  11. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  12. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  13. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  14. Next Steps Appointment of individual focal points responsible for implementation of each action: July 30th 2013 Announcement of the implementation phase: Early August 2013 First Accountability Workshop by: Early December 2013

  15. JAMAICACGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: Collin Bullock, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013: Nassau, The Bahamas

  16. The Process Launched on May 2, 2013 Over 200 contributed (14% Private Sector; 46% Public Sector; 18% Civil Society; 22% International) Each Working Group met for 5-6 times weekly since the launch 18 Proposals have emerged as priorities 5 Proposals have a regional dimension Aligned with Vision 2030 Jamaica, Medium Term Framework and Government Growth Strategy Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing

  17. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  18. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  19. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  20. Next Steps Announcement of the implementation phase: September 2013 Appointment of individual focal points responsible for implementation of each action First Accountability Workshop/Forum by: December 2013

  21. SURINAMECGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: Competitiveness Unit Suriname Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  22. The Start Competitiveness Unit Suriname launched June 2012 First National Competitiveness Forum Suriname held on February 7 –8, 2013; opened by the Vice President of the Republic of Suriname, H.E. Robert L. Ameerali 450+ persons participated 4 working tables and panels; 49 national and international speakers and presenters Final report with Recommendations Working groups established at Forum as concrete first implementing step

  23. The Process Launched on March 11, 2013 4 working groups: Access to Finance, Education and Innovation, Public Private Partnerships and Decentralization of Economic Development 107 pp contributed (53% Public Sector, 47% Private Sector & Civil Society) Each Working Group met for 5 times, (once weekly) 54 priorities have been identified Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing

  24. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  25. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  26. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  27. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  28. Next Steps • Continue: stakeholder involvement, alignment, endorsement, writing of ToR's, project proposals, programs • Secure finance for TA and implementation • Establish mechanisms for Implementation, M&E and Reporting • Appointment of focal points for implementation of each action: Dec 13 • Announcement of implementation phase: Jan 14 • Execution of projects/programs Jan 14-Dec 15 • First Accountability Workshop by: Dec 14

  29. THE BAHAMASCGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: KhaalisRolle, Minister of State for Investments in the Office of the Prime Minister Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  30. Launched on April 4, 2013 125+ contributed (70% Private Sector; 15% Public Sector, 15% Civil Society) Each Working Group met for 5-6 times 17 Proposals have emerged as priorities 4 Proposals have a regional dimension Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing The Process

  31. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  32. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  33. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  34. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  35. Next Steps Announcement of the implementation phase: TBD Appointment of individual focal points responsible for implementation of each action: TBD First Accountability Workshop by: TBD CGF is informing the National Development Strategy

  36. DOMINICACGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: Rosamund Edwards, Financial Secretary Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  37. The Process Launched on March 17, 2013 150+ contributed (X% Private Sector; X% Public Sector, X% Civil Society) Each Working Group met for 5-6 times weekly 10 have national dimension 2 priorities have regional dimension The CGF is helping prioritizing actions within the National Development Strategy Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing

  38. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  39. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  40. Top Priorities for CGF Stakeholders

  41. Next Steps Announcement of the implementation phase: TBD Appointment of individual focal points responsible for implementation of each action First Accountability Workshop by: TBD

  42. BARBADOS Public-Private Dialogue Focal Point: THE SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP OF BARBADOS with focus on THE BARBADOS ACTION TEAM Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  43. The Process The Social Partnership Chaired by Prime Minister Launched in response to local economic challenges. It… Makes policy recommendations Meets quarterly Establishes Protocols covering Economic Social & Development issues To date 6 Protocols drafted and implemented by Social Partners The Sub-Committee of the Social Partnership Chaired by Minister of Labour Ensures adherence to the terms and conditions of the Protocols Aims to deepen and widen the Social Partnership Meets monthly

  44. The Barbados Action Team The Barbados Action Team (BAT) was established within the Social Partnership by the Chairman, The Prime Minister, February 2012. The Social Partners are duty-bound to confront and provide leadership in crafting solutions to national problems. The BAT consists of three Working Groups (WGs) each comprising 6 members and representing the Social Partners. The Prime Minister Chairs the BAT while each WG has a Chairman and a Co Chair Efficiency Working Group (EWG) Growth Working Group (GWG) Social Safety Net Working Group (SSNWG) How does BAT work? Develop short and mid term phases of solutions for realising opportunities with the highest priorities Mobilise groups and resources to execute identified actions Guide and monitor the execution of the action plans Measure the achievement of the objectives in the action plans

  45. Top Priorities for Efficiency Working Group

  46. Top Priorities for Growth Working Group

  47. Top Priorities for Social Safety Net Working Group

  48. Next Steps Further strengthening of the Social Partnership and the work of the Sub-Committee Continue the consultation process-BAT Closer collaboration between GWG and EWG Focus on implementation of actions identified Publish and promote the work of BAT The tripartite model has served the country well thus far. It is our expectation that this model will continue and be strengthened in this period of protracted recession and global economic challenges.

  49. SAINT KITTS and NEVISCGF Chapter CGF Focal Point: Mr. Calvin Edwards Deputy Financial Secretary Caribbean Growth Forum Regional Workshop June 24-25, 2013 Nassau, The Bahamas

  50. The Process Launched on February 26, 2013 150+ contributed (40 Private Sector; 40% Public Sector, 20% Civil Society) Each Working Group met once per week over 8 weeks period 11 Proposals have emerged as priorities 1 Proposal has a regional dimension Yesterday’s regional exchange validated the action plans feasibility and reform sequencing