Caribbean synthesis review and appraisal report in the context of the 15th anniversay of the adoptaton of the Beijing declaration and platform for action
The report is a summary based on information received by ECLAC from the eight English-speaking
Caribbean countries of Barbados, Belize, the Cayman Islands, the Commonwealth of Dominica,
Jamaica, Suriname, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago in response to the
questionnaire to governments on the Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for
Action (1995) and the Outcome of the Twenty-Third Special Session of the General Assembly (2000).
The report is therefore set in the context of the regional review and appraisals of the fifteenth
anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in 2010. This
Executive Summary highlights the achievements and the challenges for the Caribbean subregion in
the progress towards implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action.