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Association of Caribbean States

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Subject: Association of Caribbean States (ACS). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
  2. Functions and Organisation of the Association of Caribbean States
  3. Member countries of the Association of Caribbean States
  4. The Greater Caribbean
  5. Trends in the Caribbean foreign trade
  6. The Caribbean Expanded Economic Space
  7. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in the Caribbean

The objectives of the subject “Association of Caribbean States” are the following:

  1. To understand the aims and functions of the Association of Caribbean States
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the member countries of the Association of Caribbean States
  3. To analyse the process of economic and trade integration between the member countries of the Association of Caribbean States
  4. To analyse the economic relations between the countries of the Association of Caribbean States with the country of the student
  5. To understand the concept of the Caribbean Expanded Economic Space
Subject “Association of Caribbean States (ACS)” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, America, Pacific
  2. Doctorate in Business in America
  3. Diploma in Latin American Integration (Online)

Languages of study English or Spanish Asociación de Estados del Caribe French Association des États de la Caraïbe Portuguese Associação dos Estados do Caribe.

  1. Credits of the subject “Association of Caribbean States”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Master and Doctorates in International Business for the Caribbean Students

Sample of the subject - Association of Caribbean States (ACS):
Association of Caribbean States (ACS)

Description of the Subject: Association of Caribbean States.

The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was created in 1994 in Cartagena de Indias (Republic of Colombia, America), with the objective of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action between all the Caribbean economies: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, the United Mexican States, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

The objectives of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) are the following:

  1. To strength the Caribbean cooperation and integration process, creating an enhanced economic area in the region
  2. To preserve the environmental integrity of the Caribbean Sea
  3. To promote the sustainable development of the Greater Caribbean

The Association of Caribbean States has five ad hoc committees:

  1. International Trade development and foreign economic relations
  2. Sustainable tourism
  3. International transport
  4. Natural disasters
  5. Budget and administration

The observers and associated members of the Association of Caribbean States are:

  1. Eight other non-independent Caribbean Countries are eligible for associate countries
  2. The associate members of the Association of Caribbean States are Aruba, France (on behalf of the French Guiana, Guadeloupe, and Martinique), the Netherlands Antilles and Turks and Caicos
  3. The founding observers of the Association of Caribbean States are the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Secretariat of the Latin American Economic System (SELA), Central American Integration System (SICA) and the Permanent Secretariat of the General Agreement on the Central American economic integration to make easy their participation in the works of the Ministerial Council and special committees
  4. The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Caribbean Tourism Organisation were admitted as founding observers in 2000 and 2001 respectively
  5. The observer countries are Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Finland, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Korea, Morocco, Peru, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom

All the countries of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), except Suriname, are Christians.

The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is part of the Latin American and the Caribbean economic areas of the Western Christian Civilisation.

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