By Sarah Benton, Nathalie Bethel, and Amanda Marray On February 1, 2018, over 40 teenagers woke up to an ordinary, bright, sunny day in Nassau. Little did they know what challenge lay ahead. Little did they know that their perspective on life was about to change. For 10 of them, they were about to earn one of the greatest learning and networking opportunities of a … [Read more...] about Youth Unleash Ideas for a Sustainable Urban Future in Nassau
By Fernando Pavón The automated verification of qualifications and skills is here! Can three global industries—Maritime, IT/Telecom, and Medical Services— make up a world-class workforce? Can technology be used to carry out this endeavor? The Bahamas is embarking upon this ambitious project, connecting Bahamian talent through the national apprenticeship program, … [Read more...] about Can three global industries make up a world-class workforce?
[soundcloud url="https://soundcloud.com/bancointeramericanodesarrollo/debt-and-fiscal-responsibility" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /] Featuring Dr. Allan Wright, senior country economist … [Read more...] about Why is fiscal responsibility needed and what is the purpose of the Fiscal Seminar in Nassau?
By Fernando Pavon The IDB supports maritime industry leadership in pursuit of skills development in the Bahamas How can we train the future operators of the maritime industry? Can apprenticeships offer appropriate training for this industry? With support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Government of The Bahamas will launch its National Apprenticeship … [Read more...] about How can we train the future operators of the maritime industry?
Expert Sir Michael Barber Shares Implementation Techniques with Minnis Government There is one thing to be said about rally talk. It is easy to make pronouncements and declarations in opposition. It is another thing entirely to fulfill those pledges once in office. The National Review, The Nassau Guardian, June 14, 2017 How do we think half the ministries of the … [Read more...] about Deliverology: The Art and Science of Keeping Campaign Promises