PNP Policy Review Forum:
ransforming Jamaica’s Economy to Meet Global Opportunities and Challenges

KINGSTON, (PNP HQ). 2004 August 8

As part of the PNP’s agenda to transform itself in the face of global changes, the PNP Policy Review Commission will be organizing a forum under the theme: "Transforming Jamaica’s Economy to Meet Global Opportunities and Challenges", at the PCJ Auditorium, 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston, on Saturday, August 14, 2004, from 8:30am to 1:30pm.

The PNP Policy Review Commission has recently prepared a discussion paper entitled "Trade Dimensions of Globalisation and its Implications for Economic Transformation" that will be presented and discussed by the following panelists:

Trade Dimensions Of Globalisation & Its Implications For Economic Transformation
Dr. Rosalea Hamilton (Policy Review Commission)

Key Strategies for Trade Negotiations
Dr. Richard Bernal (Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery)

Globalisation & the Impact on Workers
Mr. Lloyd Goodleigh (Trade Unions Confederation)

The CSME: A Strategic Response to Globalisation
Mr. James Moss‑Solomon (Grace Kennedy and Co.)

The Forum will also explore a range of strategies by the private and public sectors in seeking to transform local businesses to meet the global challenges and opportunities. The following presentations will be made:

Private Sector Strategies

Innovative Activities to Transform Firms - Mrs. Audrey Marks (Paymaster)
Mergers as a Strategic Response to Globalization - Mr. Peter Melhado
Agriculture‑Tourism Sector Linkages - Mr. Johnny McFarlane (Walkers’ Wood)

Public Sector Strategies

New Forms of Governance and the Transformation of Local Industries - Prof. Trevor Munroe (Policy Review Commission)
Strategies in Transforming Public Sector Agencies - Mr. Richard Byles (Chairman, NWC)

For more information, contact:
Ambassador G. Anthony Hylton, Commission Chairman,
c/o PNP Headquarters, 89 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Phone: 927 9625,

Questions, comments? Write, call or send email to: 

People's National Party
89 Old Hope Road
Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.