The Caribbean Country Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) recently launched the publication: “Are Oil and Gas Smothering the Private Sector in Trinidad and Tobago?” 

Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) is partnering with the IDB to host a webinar with study author, Jeetendra Khadan, and other expert panelists to discuss key findings.

Date: January 26, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST

Cost: Free

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Vashtie Dookiesingh, Multilateral Investment Fund Senior Specialist
Dax Driver, CEO, Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago
Christian George, Research Officer, Trade Unit, Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA)
Jeetendra Khadan, Study Author, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
H.E. Anthony Phillips-Spencer, Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States
Inder J. Ruprah, Regional Economic Advisor for the Caribbean, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Nirad Tewarie, CEO, AmCham Trinidad and Tobago
Sally Yearwood, Executive Director, Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA)

Preliminary Agenda
10:00am: Introductions
10:05am: Opening Remarks
10:10am: Publication overview and key findings
10:30am: Panelists’ remarks and moderated discussion
11:00am: Q&A
11:25am: Closing remarks and wrap up
11:30am: End
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