Press Release

Basseterre, St. Kitts- In an effort to increase the social awareness about the role of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, the St. Kitts National Youth Parliament Association (S.K.N.Y.P.A) met with Governor Timothy N. J Antoine, at the ECCB Headquarters Bird Rock, Basseterre. At the highly anticipated meeting, the newly instated Governor acquainted himself the prestigious youth organization and its activities undertaken to achieve it mandate of youth involvement in nation building.

Governor Antoine shared that it is the duty of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, to educate the public about the performance of the Currency Union. The Governor along with a team of representatives from the institution, shared a presentation about St. Kitts- Nevis’ economy referencing its present state, achievements and potential for improvements in certain sectors. During the presentation, the executive members of S.K.N.Y.P.A shared questions and comments about the way forward for the nation to ensure that the growth and development experienced in St. Kitts- Nevis is sustained.

To conclude, the morning’s proceeding the Governor and the President of S.K.N.Y.P.A, Mr. Azard Gumbs exchanged words of commitment for a greater partnership with the youth organization.

The St. Kitts National Youth Parliament will soon commence its 15th Anniversary celebrations since its inception in September 2001. The Youth Parliament has debated in the National Assembly key legislature, volunteered with various profit and non profit organizations and conducted number of programmes that seek to equip youth with various life skills.