At the 35th Meeting of the Committee of Social Partners (CSP), held on 10 March 2017, a team from the Integrity Commission (IC), led by Lady Avril Anande Trotman-Joseph, Chairperson of the IC, presented a comprehensive report on the work of the Commission.
Discussion emanating from the presentation included:
- The role and importance of the Integrity Commission in Grenada and the region;
- Achievements of the Grenada Integrity Commission;
- Grenada’s recent ranking by Transparency International and the steps being taken to address same;
- Obligations arising from Grenada’s ratification of the OAS Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, and more recently, the United Nations Convention Against Corruption; and the Integrity in Public Life Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
- Declaration of assets, income and liabilities, by public officials
Other matters discussed were:
- The exportation of fish and issues related to same, which was led by Hon. Alvin Da Breo, Minister responsible for Fisheries;
- The content of local talk show programmes;
- Government/Union negotiations;
- The National Plan 2030;
- Issues pertaining to the Blue Economy; and
- Vending and the aesthetics of streets in the Town of St George
The CSP meets on a monthly basis and is chaired by Prime Minister, Dr the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell. The CSP is comprised of representatives of the private sector, the trade unions, the non-governmental organisations, the Conference of Churches in Grenada, the Association of Evangelical Churches and Government. As of 1 March 2017, youth representatives from the Conference of Churches in Grenada, the Association of Evangelical Churches and the Ministry of Youth became members of the CSP.
Source: Ministry of Finance & Energy
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