(PRESS RELEASE) – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and The World Bank, will host the 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue on
13 February at the ECCB Headquarters, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis.
The 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue is a one-day event, which brings together the ECCB Monetary Council and a wide network of regional social partners to devise concrete actions for addressing constraints to growth, competitiveness and employment in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). This year’s theme is Regional Transformation Through Innovation. The theme issues a call to action for the people of the ECCU to develop and adapt technologies that will foster sustainable growth and build resilience.
Expert panellists from ECCU member governments, multilateral institutions and the private sector will lead the discussions on three main areas:
1. Digital Economy Transformation: Leveraging the digital economy to improve growth and competitiveness in the ECCU;
2. Renewable Energy Transformation: Available technology and financing; and
3. Payment System Transformation: The future of the payment system in the ECCU.
The public is invited to view the live stream of the event and join the discussion via the ECCB Connects Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ECCBConnects.