Head of State: HM Queen Elizabeth II
Joined the Commonwealth: 1979
Capital City (location of Parliament): Kingstown
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - House of Assembly (15)
CPA UK and St Vincent & The Grenadines
Parliamentarians and clerks from St Vincent and The Grenadines have participated in CPA UK's multilateral activities, such as the Caribbean Clerks Programme in January 2021.
In June 2021, CPA UK facilitated a briefing for UK parliamentarians on the situation in St Vincent & The Grenadines, following the eruptions of the La Soufrière Volcano. The British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the Acting Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency both provided updates on the situation. You can read more here.
Our Recent Programmes
St Vincent & the Grenadines – Disaster Relief and Recovery, Virtual, 9 June 2021
CPA UK hosted a briefing on the situation in St Vincent & the Grenadines, following the eruptions of the La Soufrière Volcano in April 2021.
The British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mr Scott Furssedonn-Wood MVO, spoke on the impact of the disaster on the islands and on neighbouring countries in the region. The briefing provided details on the UK’s emergency assistance and contributions to the humanitarian relief effort, as well as ongoing support to St Vincent & the Grenadines’ recovery.
Caribbean Clerks Programme, Virtual, 13-14 January 2021
CPA UK invited 11 legislatures from across the Caribbean for an online programme designed for parliamentary clerks to increase their capacity and skills in facilitating virtual and hybrid activities.
The programme took place on 13 and 14 January 2021. The topics covered also included communications, both with members and the public.