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The Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) and the ARISE Network is pleased to invite you to the launch of the CARICHAM Center of Excellence, to be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM AST via Zoom. 

What are the Action points?

At the launch, CARICHAM will present over 100 resources in 5 thematic areas, including Business Resilience, Digital Transformation, Financial Management, Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems, and Operational Management, to MSMEs in their entrepreneurial journey. This resource will provide tools, resources, access to information, and training to enhance their capacity to navigate current challenges, both before and after being impacted by disasters.

The launch event will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers, including Petipha Lewis, Vice Chair of CARICHAM, Lizra Fabien, Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor for CARICHAM, and representatives from the UNDRR Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean and the UPS Foundation

Why is it important to participate?

This event will be a platform to learn more about the CARICHAM Center of Excellence and how this center provides a comprehensive approach to addressing CARIBBEAN SMEs’ needs by providing tools, resources, access to information, and training to enhance their capacity to successfully navigate the current challenges for continuing business, before, during and after being impacted by disasters.

Who can participate?

This event is accessible to everyone who wishes to participate.



How can you participate?

Click here and register.

After the registration is completed and submitted, you will receive an email with the Zoom link.


Event date and time
Tue, May 2 2023, 10:00 - 11:30am AST (2:00 - 3:30pm UTC)
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