CEIS Focal Point Office

Mr. Mark Millar
Ministry of Finance,Economic Affairs
and Energy
SP Musson Building, 1st Floor Hinck Street
Bridgetown, Barbados
Work: 246-427-9806
Fax: 246-436-6004

News for Barbados

CDB Approves US$65 Million For Electricity Systems Upgrade In Suriname

Bridgetown, Barbados — The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$65 million to the government of Suriname. The financing will upgrade and expand sections of the country’s transmission, sub-transmission and distribution networks, which will enable NV Energie Bedrijven Suriname (EBS), to deliver...

US$135m IDB Loan For B’dos Energy Security

Barbados is moving to improve its energy security and diversify the island’s energy mix with a US$34 million Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) loan. The project will aid Barbados in transitioning to a cleaner energy future, meeting its current natural gas demands, and contributing to the creation of a regional Liquefied Natural...

International Climate Change Body Embarks On First Caribbean Visit

uwi-regional-headquarters-700x373The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the international body for assessing the science related to climate change, is this week embarking on its first-ever Caribbean visit with a two-day outreach event here. In welcoming participants at Wednesday’s opening ceremony at the University of the West...