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For the latest news across Belize, visit: http://edition.channel5belize.com/ Darrell Bradley - Mayor of Belize City Carolyn Trench SAndiford - Belize Association of Planners Dr. Kareem Usher - Professor, Ohio University
For the latest news across Belize, visit: http://edition.channel5belize.com/ Mayor Darrell Bradley returned to the country on Thursday following his participation at the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council’s Forum held at the U.N.’s headquarters in New York City. The purpose of the forum was to discuss the implementation of the sustainable development goals and how finance projects can achieve sustainable development. Bradley was selected to represent the fifty or so Commonwealth Countries – and so he joined the members of the UN’s council, as well as representatives of the academia, international development banks, private sector and local government personnel. Today, he shared what his presentation was about in the expert session that he was invited to address.
Video previo a su presentación, hecho por "forno" (HdR)
BELTRAIDE with funding from the Caribbean Development Bank
For the latest news across Belize, visit: http://edition.channel5belize.com/ Today, day one of the twelfth annual Caribbean Internet Governance Forum was held at the Radisson in Belize City. Hosted by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union in collaboration with the Public Utilities Commission, stakeholders and policy makers from across CARICOM states converged in Belize to discuss issues surrounding the management, administration and governance of internet throughout the Caribbean. Internet Strategist Bevil Wooding spoke with News Five about the impact the emerging field of the internet is having on the region.
Nisan Palacio shares perspectives at the country's first-ever National Cybersecurity Symposium, held in Belize City from April 24 to 28, 2017. The symposium was the country's largest gathering ever of cyber security experts from across the country, the Caribbean and around the world. For more information, visit our website: https://cybersecurity.nigf.bz Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelizeIGF Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/belizeigf
For the latest news across Belize, visit: http://edition.channel5belize.com/ Over the weekend, Belize hosted the nineteenth extraordinary meeting of the forum of presiding officers of national parliaments of Central America and the Caribbean (FOPREL). Belize assumed the presidency of FOPREL since February and will be at the helm until next year. The core purpose of FOPREL is to create legislative framework that applies across the region. FOPREL is housed in Nicaragua, so the members met to discuss the way forward operating in Nicaragua. President Pro-tempore Laura Longsworth who chairs the committee gave us details on the meeting and some of the framework being looked at.
Prime Minister Dean Barrow, who also has responsibility for finance and economic development, has made a concerted effort to reach out to the private sector, to hear and address its concerns on the progress of the national economy Read the full story at www.plustvbelize.com/prime-minister-hosts-business-forum-with-private-sector/
Adrienne Galanek, Chargé d'Affaires, U.S. Embassy in Belmopan, Belize, delivers opening remarks at the country's first-ever National Cybersecurity Symposium, held in Belize City from April 24 to 28, 2017. The symposium was the country's largest gathering ever of cyber security experts from across the country, the Caribbean and around the world. For more information, visit our website: https://cybersecurity.nigf.bz Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelizeIGF Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/belizeigf
For the latest news across Belize, visit: http://edition.channel5belize.com/ The question of whether or not the case is deliberately being retried is also central to the argument. According to Barrow, government decided at the eleventh hour to challenge the enforcement proceedings. Despite being able to mount a successful legal challenge, the Ashcroft Group is seeking enforcement in another jurisdiction. Barrow says that is a deliberate attempt at searching through multiple courts in order to file or transfer the case to a jurisdiction that is most likely to give a favorable result.
The Bredaa organization sponsored what can be called the first Belize Prime Ministers forum held at Los Angeles in 1992. The forum was hosted by Nuri Akbar and was held at the Marcus Garvey school in front of a live audience. The guest included former and current PM Manuel Esquivel and Dean Barrow. Topic covered the economy, social/political challenges, foreign policy and the impact of race on the local body politics of Belize. This tape was release on the 30th anniversary of Belize independence which was observe on Sept 21st,2011. Many of the issues discussed two decades ago remain elusive to the Belizean experiment.
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