MINISTRY OF FINANCE PLANNING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

GRENADA

 

NO. 22/2017                                           DATE: April 7, 2017

SOCIAL PARTNERS DISCUSS WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES AT 35TH MEETING   

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Friday, April 07, 2017: At the 35th Meeting of the Committee of Social Partners (CSP), held on March 10th, 2017, a Team from the Integrity Commission (IC), led by Lady Avril Anande Trotman-Joseph, Chairperson of the IC, presented a comprehensive report on the work of the Commission.

Discussion emanating from the presentation included:

-         The role and importance of the Integrity Commission in Grenada and the region;

-         Achievements of the Grenada Integrity Commission;

-         Grenada’s recent ranking by Transparency International and the steps being taken to address same;

-         Obligations arising from Grenada’s ratification of the OAS Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, and more recently, the United Nations Convention Against Corruption; and the Integrity in Public Life Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

-         Declaration of assets, income and liabilities, by public officials

Other matters discussed were:

-         The exportation of fish and issues related to same, which was led by Hon. Alvin Da Breo, Minister responsible for Fisheries;

-         The content of local talk show programmes;

-         Government/Union negotiations;

-         The National Plan 2030;

-         Issues pertaining to the Blue Economy; and

-         Vending and the aesthetics of streets in the town of St. George

The CSP meets on a monthly basis and is chaired by Prime Minister, Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell. The CSP is comprised of representatives of the private sector, the trade unions, the non-governmental organizations, the Conference of Churches in Grenada, the Association of Evangelical Churches and Government. As of March 1st, 2017, youth representatives from the Conference of Churches in Grenada, the Association of Evangelical Churches and the Ministry of Youth became members of the CSP.

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 350 TAXES DUE FOR JUNE 2018

 

 352 SUBMISSION OF GOVERNMENT PENSION LIFE CERTIFICATES

 

  351 GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA TO AUCTION EC$ 15 MILLION 91-DAY TREASURY BILL ON ECSE

 

 350 NEW MINISTER OF FINANCE - STAFF ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE

 

 349 COMMERCIALIZATION OF THE GOVERNMENT PRINTERY - A WIN-WIN SITUATION

 

   348 FINANCE MINISTER SAYS CUSTOMS OFFICERS ARE DIPLOMATS

 

  347 FINANCE MINISTER COMMENDS THE PROGRESS OF CSO

 

   346 GRENADA TO HOST - NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON DRAFT CARICOM COHESION POLICY

 

  345 MINISTER FOR FINANCE APPLAUDS THE EFFORTS OF THE IRD

 

  344 STAFF ROTATION KEY TO A MORE PRODUCTIVE PUBLIC SERVICE

 

  343 GRENADA TO HOST - NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON DRAFT CARICOM COHESION POLICY

 

   342 TAXES DUE FOR MAY 2018

 

   341 IRD OUTREACH OFFICE INITIATIVE

 

   340 FINANCE MINISTER MEETS PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT STAFF

 

   339 MINISTER FOR FINANCE APPLAUDS THE EFFORTS OF THE IRD

 

     338 NEW MINISTER OF FINANCE - STAFF ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE

 

   337 CARIBBEAN EXPORT DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

   336 GRENADA TO HOST “ACCESS TO FINANCE” SEMINAR AND “PITCH” COMPETITION

 

      335 LAST CALL FOR TAXPAYERS TO FILE AND PAY TAXES

 

   334 IRD EXTENDS OPERATING HOURS

 

     333 ADJUSTMENT IN "SEED" PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 2018

 

     332 GRENADA TO HOST OECS DATA DISSEMINATION WORKSHOP

 

     331 EC$ 15 MILLION 91-DAY TREASURY BILL

 

     330 MINISTRY OF FINANCE CORRECTS FAKE NEWS ON BOND ISSUE

 

     329 IRD EXTENDS OPERATING HOURS

 

  328 NATIONAL OZONE UNIT HOSTS NATIONAL CONSULTATION FOR STAKEHOLDERS - REFRIGERATION AND...

 

  327 REQUEST FOR PENSION CERTIFICATE

 

  326 GRENADA HOSTS REGIONAL SECURITY FOR AUTOMATIC EXCHANGE OF ...

 

  325 RENEWAL OF ANNUAL LICENCES 2018

 

  324 GENERAL NOTICE

 

  323 TAXES DUE FOR JANUARY 2018

 

  322 RENEWAL OF ANNUAL LICENCES 2018

 

  321 GREEN CLIMATE FUND MISSION TO GRENADA

 

  320 BOARD OF SURVEY- TUESDAY JANUARY 2nd, 2018

 

  319 SUBMISSION OF GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA PENSION LIFE CERTIFICATE

 

    318 TAXES DUE FOR DECEMBER, 2017

 

    317 TAXES DUE FOR DECEMBER, 2017

 

  316 STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE IN RESPONSE TO EU BLACKLISTING OF COUNTRIES

 

  315 INCREASED INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN GRENADA LEADS TO OVER-SUBSCRIPTION OF EC$48.56 MILLION IN TREASURY BILLS

 

    314 "SEED" PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 2017

 

  313 KITE FLYING - A MAJOR ISSUE FOR LIDAR TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY

 

  312 GRENADA SECURES ADDITIONAL US $58 MILLION IN DEBT REDUCTION

 

    311 CUSTOMS APPEALS COMMISSION ESTABLISHED

 

 

  310 BUDGET PRESENTATION 2018

 

 

  309 GREEN CLIMATE FUND APPROVES READINESS AND PREPARATORY SUPPORT PROGRAMME FOR GRENADA

 

 

  308 GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA RECEIVED XCD $4.36 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

 

  307 2017 LABOUR FORCE SURVEY COMMENCES

 

 

  306 TAXES DUE FOR SEPTEMBER, 2017

  

 

    

 

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