Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities

Third Caribbean Workshop on Social Protection and International Cooperation

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 08:30 to Friday, September 27, 2013 - 17:30

The core focus of this event will be to engage in horizontal cooperation and the exchange of good practices, by applying the newly developed approach of supply and demand currently being deployed in member states. All Caribbean member states together with select champions of social protection in the hemisphere, as well as international and regional partners have been invited to participate.



September 26-27, 2013 in Barbados

Participants will be given the opportunity to present its organization’s social agenda as well as engage in potential triangular cooperation activities emanating from the workshop.


 Antigua and Barbuda

Establishment of a National Beneficiaries Management Information System

 The Bahamas (Commonwealth of)

Social Safety Net Reform 


Constituency Empowerment Programme


BOOST (Building Opportunities for Our Social Transformation)


Red Unidos (Unidos Network), National policy for the eradication of extreme poverty

 Dominica (Commonwealth of)

 Adopt a Family

 Fundación Capital

The Graduation Program
Capital Project

 GOBEE Group

Cell-Ed: Learning anywhere, anytime


Support for Education, Empowerment and Development (SEED) programme


Women of Worth Microcredit Scheme




Empowering the Poor

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

M.E.N.D. Families in St. Kitts and Nevis Programme

 Saint Lucia


 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines



Kraka Yu Srefi

 Trinidad and Togabo

Targeted Conditional Cash Transfer Programme

 United States of America

Financial Empowerment Centers


Panel I “Inter-agency Social Protection Agendas for the Caribbean: seeking common paths”
Organizer :
  • Inter-American Social Protection Network and the Government of Barbados
Member Country affiliation:

Draft agenda for the Social protection Cooperation Workshop. Barbados, September 2013.

This document has been designed as means to support the work of each of the teams participating in the Third Caribbean Workshop on Social Policy and International Cooperation.

The program registration form is intended to provide information for the identification and subsequent exchange between participating countries, to take place in the context of the workshop’s round table negotiations.

This document provides participants with a detailed account of the workshop methodology.