The Government of Trinidad and Tobago intends to host a Special Symposium to consider crime as a public health concern in April, 2023. Programme Manager, Crime and Security Sherwin Toyne-Stephenson joined us to discuss the Symposium.

On Thursday, the 7th Caribbean Youth Leaders Summit took off to an exciting start in Tobago. Representatives of national and regional youth councils, students and other representatives convened at the Shaw Park Complex to officially begin the three-day event themed “Adding Global Value; Taking Charge of our Future.” Caricia Douglas tells us more.

Violence As A Public Health issue is the theme of a CARICOM Symposium which will be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago next week. Human and Social Development Programme Manager, Sherwin Toyne-Stephenson, said crime is a major regional challenge. 

Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew will join other CARICOM Heads and representatives from Latin America and the United States in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday, 16th April for a regional symposium on “Crime and Violence as a Public Health Issue – The Crime Challenge”.

Ms Alison Drayton, Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, CARICOM Secretariat, discusses the upcoming “Regional Symposium: Violence as a Public Health Issue –the Crime Challenge”, in Port-of-Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago | 17-18 April 2023.

Foreign Affairs Minister Amery Browne said coming out of the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting in February, Trinidad and Tobago will host a special regional symposium on crime as a public health concern in April.