PRESS RELEASE – In the year 2000 the Youth Development Class of the University of the West Indies, designed a week of activities under the theme, “The Commonwealth and You”.
The project was endorsed by and held under the distinguished patronage of her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor General of Saint Lucia.
The project was geared towards creating among our youth, awareness of the simplicity of the Commonwealth’s values and principles (as enshrined in the Harare Declaration: Peace, Equality, Diversity, Equity, Participation, Development, Democracy, Empowerment, Human Rights, Dialogue and Cooperation) and how they can impact on your day-to-day living.
The activities sensitized participants of the importance of these values and principles for the society and general well-being of citizens.
The “2015 Miss Commonwealth Caribbean Youth Development Pageant” under the patronage of Honorable Alva Baptiste, and Gregory Lord Production Committee, will be staged at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday 22nd August, 2015 at the National Cultural Centre, Castries under the theme “Exploring the Commonwealth within the Caribbean”.
Eight (8) lovely delegates form across the Caribbean between the ages of 17 – 25 years of age are vying for the title of Miss Commonwealth Caribbean. The Countries represented this year are:- Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and our very own St. Lucia.
All are encouraged to support this event and invited to reach the committee at 519 3063/ 284 3551 or email [email protected] for more information.