26th September, 2017
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (KYSS) – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank announced on Tuesday afternoon that the launch of its Strategic Plan 2017-2021 will now take place on October 3rd 2017.
During the launch, Governor of the ECCB, Timothy N. J. Antoine will present the Plan, which focuses on the goals required to improve the Bank’s relevance and address more strategically, the expectations of stakeholders in relation to socio-economic transformation.
Taking into account the unprecedented challenges facing the region in relation to high unemployment and devastating natural disasters, the Plan, themed: ‘Transforming the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Together’ takes cognisance of these potential threats to economic and fiscal stability of the currency union.
The plan further outlines a vision for the currency union and the strategic goals which the ECCB seeks to accomplish over a five-year period.
The ECCB has also revealed that its Strategic Plan 2017-2021 has also been crafted at a juncture in the Bank’s development when it is undergoing transition in its organisational culture, structure and strategic outputs and highlights the Bank’s new thrust toward deepening stakeholder engagements and advancing a result-oriented performance culture.