CARTAC STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING AND PARTNER FORUM

NOVEMBER 1-2, 2018

CARTAC’s mid-year Steering Committee and Partner Forum was held in Bridgetown, Barbados at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Thursday and Friday November 1-2, 2018.

Meeting Documents

Meeting Attendance  Day 1 and Day 2

  1. SC Meeting Agenda
  2. Partner Forum Agenda
  3. CARTAC FY19 Work Plan
  4. CARTAC TA Sector Notes: ESS, RSS, FSSFIN_STAB PFM, MACCUS,TAX

Presentations (Day 1)

  1. The Fund’s New Capacity Development Strategy (Eva Jenkner, IMF/ICD)
  2. Regional Economic Outlook (Arnold McIntyre, IMF/WHD)
  3. CARTAC Programme Coordinator’s Report (Wendell Samuel, Programme Coordinator)
  4. Overview of Funding and Financial Report (Reem Sweiss, IMF/ICD)
  5. Panel I Presentations: Bruce Stacey (CARTAC PFM); Godfrey Statia (GRA); Stephen Mendes (CARTAC Customs)
  6. Panel II Presentations: Ralph Lewars (CARTAC FSS); Borys Cotto (CARTAC – STA/ESS); Aubrey Browne (BSS); Karen Williams (ECCB)

Presentations (Day 2)

  1. Voices from the Region: Grenada, (Ophelia Wells-Cornwall); Jamaica (Wayne Robinson)
  2. Overview of CARTAC’s Current Work Program, Eva Jenkner (IMF/ICD)
  3. Roundtable Discussion: Building Resilience, Jason Cotton (CDB)
  4. Overview of Toolkits and Technologies: FINTEC, Ralph Lewars (CARTAC-FSS); Gender, Eva Jenkner (IMF/ICD)
  5. The Role of Partners in CARTAC: Reem Sweiss (IMF/ICD)

The following documents are available on the Members Only section of CARTAC’s website:

  1. Appendix to PC Report
  2. CARTAC Country Notes