SEVENTY-FOURTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

Georgetown, Guyana

14 JUNE 2018

 

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SEVENTY-FOURTH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CARICOM SINGLE MARKET AND ECONOMY

DATE: 14 June, 2018

TIME: 10:00 AM Guyana time

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

Savingram No. 280/2018 dated 22 May 2018 - Seventy-Fourth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development- CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Georgetown, Guyana, 14 June 2018 (Convening)

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  Attachment I to Savingram No. 280/2018 - Provisional Agenda - Revised (30 May 2018) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 280/2018 - Specimen Instrument of Full Powers Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Savingram No. 280/2018 - List of Recommended Hotel   Acrobat PDF
  Savingram No. 315/2018 dated 11 June 2018 - Seventy-Fourth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development- (Documentation and Administrative Arrangements) Word  
  Attachment I to Savingram No. 315 - Revised Provisional Agenda Word  
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 315 - Annotated Agenda Word  

DOCUMENTATION

 

ITEM 1 - OPENING

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ITEM 2 - ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

ITEM 3 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

 

ITEM 4 - MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION ARISING FROM THE STAKEHOLDERS CONSULTATION

ON THE CARICOM SINGLE MARKET AND ECONOMY ON 8-9 JUNE 2018

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  Attachment to Item 4 - Stakeholders Perspectives (Making the CSME more effective) Word Acrobat PDF
 

Addendum to Item 4 - Matters for Consideration Arising from the Stakeholders Consultation on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy on 8-9 June 2018

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ITEM 5 - MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION ARISING FROM THE CONFERENCE’S CONSIDERATION

OF THE CSME AT ITS THIRTY-EIGHTH REGULAR MEETING AND THE TWENTY-EIGHTH AND

TWENTY-NINTH INTER-SESSIONAL MEETINGS

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Attachment to Item 5 - Matrix on Haiti’s Effective Integration and related outstanding action by Member States

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ITEM 6 - EXTENDING ARTICLE 164 TREATMENT FOR SENSITIVE CARICOM LDC INDUSTRIES

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ITEM 7 - REQUIREMENT OF A POLICE CERTIFICATE OF CHARACTER IN THE SKILLS CERTIFICATE

PROCESS

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  Attachment to Item 7 - Legal opinion on the Requirement of a Police Certificate of Character in the Skills Application/Verification Process   Acrobat PDF
 

ITEM 8  - DRAFT PROTOCOL ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

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  Attachment I to Item 8 - Comments on the Protocol post Forty-Fifth Meeting of the COTED   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Item 8  - Matrix of the comments and Responses on the Draft Protocol on Public Procurement   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Item 8 - CSME Government Procurement Regime   Acrobat PDF
  Draft Protocol on Public Procurement for the Caribbean Community   Acrobat PDF
 

ITEM 9 - DEVELOPMENTS PERTAINING TO THE JOINT COUNCIL UNDER THE AGREEMENT

ESTABLISHING THE FREE TRADE AREA BETWEEN CARICOM AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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 ITEM 10 - IMPASSE BETWEEN THE USA AND CHINA AND THE IMPACT ON THE REGION

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ITEM 11 - DATE AND VENUE FOR THE FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING OF THE COTED

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ITEM 12 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS

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      12.1    Extension of Waiver of Exemption on Solar Panel Accessories (Requested by Dominica)

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DRAFT REPORT OF SPECIFIC ITEMS FROM THE 46th COTED

5.2.2

Requirement of a Police Certificate of Character in the Skills Certificate Process

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5.4

Draft Protocol on Public Procurement

   

6.8

Extending Article 164 Treatment for Sensitive CARICOM LDC Industries Word Acrobat PDF

8.2

Developments Pertaining to the Joint Council under the Agreement Establishing

the Free Trade Area between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Dominican Republic

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8.5

Impasse between the USA and China and the Impact on the Region Word Acrobat PDF
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INFORMATION NOTE

 

INFORMATION NOTE ON THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) GENERAL DATA PROTECTION       REGULATION     (GDPR)

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ATTACHMENTS TO INFORMATION NOTE

 

THE HIDDEN COST OF NOT COMPLYING WITH EU DATA REGULATION

By David Jessop  a consultant to the Caribbean Council.

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COMMERCE SECRETARY WILBUR ROSS IS WARNING THAT EUROPE'S STRICT NEW DATA PRIVACY LAWS COULD HURT TRADE WITH THE U.S.

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  Att. II to 6.1.1 - The General Data Protection Regulation sets privacy by default - Tom Wheeleer   Acrobat PDF
  Att. III to 6.1.1- GDPR Area at a Glance Word Acrobat PDF
 

ITEM 6 – PROMOTING DIGITAL PATHWAYS FOR ADVANCING THE SINGLE ICT SPACE:

 

6.1                   Data Privacy and Other Legal Issues

 

6.1.1               European Union General Data Protection Regulation and Regional Data Privacy Issues

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BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF
       

 

 

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