Caribbean Development Bank Supporting Maritime Regional Security System

Collaboration is essential for Caribbean countries in their efforts to strengthen maritime security to protect citizens and unlock the potential of the blue economy.

This advice came from Monica La Bennett, vice president (operations) of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Friday, April 5, 2019, as the bank signed a US$335,000 grant agreement with the Regional Security System (RSS) to finance development of a regional maritime security strategy.

“At CDB, we believe that we should employ more regional approaches to addressing our development challenges… We see this project as a statement of the bank’s unwavering commitment to promoting regional cooperation and integration, in keeping with our mandate,” stated La Bennett.

Read more at Caribbean News Now

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