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Cayman Islands Government

Leaders Meet

HE the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE (centre) with University College of the Cayman Islands conference keynote speaker Sir Shridath Ramphal (left) and UCCI President Roy Bodden

Two of the visiting delegates for the University College of the Cayman Islands' International Conference on Leadership, Governance and Empowerment in the Caribbean made a courtesy call on His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE, yesterday (Wednesday, 16 March).

Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Sir Shridath Ramphal, and President-elect of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. William Warren Smith, are both keynote speakers who will respectively address conference participants on 17 and 18 March.

Caribbean Development Bank President-elect, Dr. Willaim Warren Smith (right), with HE the Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE, and University College of the Cayman Islands Department Chair of Careers and Technical Education, Deborah Chambers

The conference opened with a book fair and arts and crafts exhibit at 12:30 p.m. today, followed by a cocktail reception and opening ceremony at 5:00 p.m on Thursday. The plenary session starts at 9 a.m. Friday in the Sir Vassel Johnson Hall, with several panel sessions following throughout the day.

Information on the conference is available at www.UCCIconference.ky.

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For further information contact: Kenisha Morgan