EPA Consultative Committee

The CARIFORUM-EU Joint Consultative Committee of the Economic Partnership Agreement


The CARIFORUM-EU Joint Consultative Committee of the Economic Partnership Agreement, is tasked with assisting the CARIFORUM-EU Joint Council in promoting dialogue and cooperation among representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs).

The main roles of the CARIFORUM-EU Joint Consultative Committee are to monitor the implementation of all economic, social, and environmental aspects of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU, its Member States, and the CARIFORUM States and; to strengthen dialogue between representatives of civil society.

The Joint Consultative Committee is made up of 40 standing representatives, 25 of which are from the CARIFORUM region, with the remaining 15 from the European Union. Representatives were selected from the identified sectors of

  • employer’s organizations
  • trade unions
  • other economic, social actors and non-governmental actors including development and environmental organizations
  • the academic community.

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association

Caribbean Network for Integrated Rural Development

Caribbean Network of Services Coalition

Caribbean Organisation of Indigenous Peoples

Caribbean Youth Environment Network

Dominican Federation of Chambers of Commerce

Santo Domingo Institute of Technology

Caribbean Policy Development Centre

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) is a coalition of Caribbean non-governmental organizations.