Rawl Prescott
Rawl Prescott


The UN World Data Forum 2018

22 Oct 18 - 24 Oct 18

United Arab Emirates



12 February 2020

Two Caribbean nations, Guyana and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, currently hold important positions within the United Nations. At its plenary meeting on 22 November 2019, the Group of 77 (G77) at the United Nations...

Hosting UNCTAD in 2020: Small countries and big stakes

22 July 2019

Barbados will host the 15th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) quadrennial meeting in October 2020.  It will be the first small state to host the conference. According to the Prime Minister o...

Developing data capacities in the Caribbean

22 October 2018

In this blog post, I share my perspective as a diplomat and as a professional involved in community meetings rather than as a regional producer of statistics. From its inception in 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARI...

The Importance of Data in the CARICOM Region

10 October 2017

Data and statistics have been gaining increased attention at the global level.  One of the main discussions right now surrounds the value and use of data. The Economist asserts that ‘the value of data is increasing...