On Wednesday 3rd November 2022, Her Excellency Dr. Carla N. Barnett, Secretary General of the Caribbean Community paid a courtesy call on the Executive and General Membership of the St. Kitts National Youth Parliament Association (SKNYPA).
Dr. Barnett who was in the Federation on official duties, made time to engage with SKNYPA at the Association’s Secretariat. In his welcoming remarks, President of SKNYPA, Mr. Mauriel Knight, thanked the Secretary-General for her presence and commitment thus far in preserving the CSME and advancing the cause of true regional integration. Thereafter, Dr. Barnett thanked the Association for her invitation and said that she always makes it her business to meet with young people as young people are critical to the region’s development. Dr. Barnet also said to the members present, “don’t be afraid to embrace your roles as leaders, you are not leaders of tomorrow you are leaders of the Youth today.”