Trinidad and Tobago EU-UN Spotlight Programme In Focus: Newsletter Issue No 5


The EU-UN Spotlight Trinidad and Tobago Programme is being implemented with special focus in Tunapuna/Piarco, Mayaro/Rio Claro and Tobago. The TT Spotlight Newsletter Issue 5 focuses on:

Equipment Presentation from Spotlight Initiative TT and UN Women MCO Caribbean

A media conference held by the Honourable Ayanna Webster-Roy, Minister with responsibility for Gender and Child Affairs, with the Spotlight UN Implementing agencies - UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, ILO, PAHO), the Civil Society-National Reference Group and EU Delegation.

The Trinidad & Tobago and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service received a donation of critical equipment for its Victim and Witness Support Unit (VWSU) during a presentation by UN Women, the EU Delegation and the Spotlight Initiative Coordination Team.

What role do culture and art play in addressing GBV? You can read about the Indigenous Creative Arts Network (ICAN) first conference named “GBV and Me” under the patronage of Spotlight National Champion Mrs. Sharon Clarke-Rowley.

CAMPAIGNS - The Spotlight Initiative supported the Children’s Authority to develop and implement a social media public awareness campaign focused on identifying and reporting cases of physical and sexual abuse against minors

The Spotlight Initiative Team including a UN Women delegation led by Representative Tonni Brodber also visited Tobago, read on to find out more about all the stories in this edition.