VUSSC Meeting

COL organised a meeting of ministers and officials from the small states to brief them about the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) on 21 June in The Bahamas. COL Board members and ministers discussed future directions for VUSSC and suggested that courses be developed on the ‘blue economy’, climate change, youth and skills. The Honourable Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister of Bahamas chaired the event. His Excellency Danny Faure, Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles gave the keynote address followed by presentations from the President of COL, Prof Asha Kanwar and Education Specialist for VUSSC Mr John Lesperance.