OXFORD, United Kingdom – 18th July 2023……Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne is today in the United Kingdom where he will deliver the feature address at the Convocation Ceremony of the Said Business School of the University of Oxford.
Said Business School of the University of Oxford was formally founded in 1996, through the generous donation from businessman and philanthropist, Wafic Said. Today, the School offers 15 degree programmes, a full suite of in-person Open Enrolment courses, a wide range of online Open Enrolment courses, and work with a number of companies and governments around the world. The school is a provider of management education and is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top business schools.
Prime Minister Browne was invited to give the feature address at the Convocation ceremony during a time when the School has invited its 2021 Diploma students, over 285 students, who were hard hit by the Covid pandemic to return to Oxford for a week of networking, academic content and a celebration from the 18th too 21st July.
Over seventy percent of the students have travelled from around the world to Oxford and are drawn from all five of the College’s post-graduate diploma programmes in Artificial Intelligence for Business, Global Business, Financial Strategy, Organisational Leadership and Strategy and Innovation.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Browne headed Antigua and Barbuda’s delegation to the European Union – Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (EU-CELAC) summit in Brussels, Belgium.
The Other members of the Antigua and Barbuda delegation are Ambassador Colin Murdoch, Ambassador Boris Latour, Mr. Timothee Bauer, Mr. Khordane Ayoub and Olivier Van Herck.
The meeting, which is addressing a wide range of issues pertinent to Caribbean – EU relations is co-chaired by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel and Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, who is the pro-tempore Presidency of CELAC.