The Caribbean Community Administrative Tribunal (CCAT) Officially Launched

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officially launched the Caribbean Community Administrative Tribunal (CCAT) at a ceremony which was held on Monday, 17 February 2020 at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Headquarters in Barbados.

CARICOM Heads of Government approved the establishment of the Tribunal at their Thirtieth Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis in February 2019.

The CCAT is an impartial and independent judicial body that provides staff members of the CARICOM Secretariat and Regional Institutions, subject to the CCAT’s jurisdiction, with a forum for the final settlement of employment disputes. The Community and its Institutions, as international organisations, enjoy immunity from lawsuits brought in national courts.

During the event, the members of the Tribunal were sworn in and the institution’s logo officially revealed to the public. CCAT held a competition for the design of its logo which was extended to CARICOM Institutions and Associate Institutions. This contest which was won by Ms Dionne Hunte, one of CXC’s Graphics Illustrators. View our photo coverage here >>