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COLAC Mission Reinvigorates EU-Saint Lucia Diplomacy


Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre along with Minister for External Affairs Hon. Alva Baptiste engaged the Working Party on Latin America and the Caribbean within the Council of the European Union (COLAC) on November 16, 2022 for discussions on a range of topics from improved access to climate financing to identifying additional avenues to exchange expertise across various productive sectors as well as creating new business investment opportunities and linkages between Saint Lucia and Europe.

The EU Mission has also expressed interest in jointly pursuing workable solutions to lowering unemployment and implementing strategic social interventions to reduce crime in Saint Lucia.

The COLAC Delegation was led by Chairman of the Working Party, Tomas Reyes Ortega who was also joined by representatives from Germany, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Slovenia and Spain as well as a number of EU officials.

The group was hosted by Ambassador of the European Union to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States, H.E Malgorzata Wasilewska.

The COLAC Delegation also met with Government Ministers and to visited EU-sponsored projects in Saint Lucia before concluding their two-day Mission on November 17, 2022.

SOURCE: Office of the Prime Minister

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  1. Dear EU Delegation can you kindly advocate for our student nurses in the Department of Nursing at SALCC. We are being emotionally, mentally and financially oppressed under the administration of the Nursing Department at SALCC. We as majority women(student nurses) have been crying literally on a daily basis. Our local authorities have chosen to voluntarily close their eyes in support of our negative experience. Our future nurses are not shown empathy or demonstrated respect by the administration of the Nursing Department. Hence, we do sincerely ask for your professional intervention. Thank you.

  2. That is my daughter’s worst academic experience. The administration of the department of nursing at SALCC is not concern about students just the money.


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