Second Forum with Ministers Responsible for Sport in the Caribbean
January 25 – 27, 2023
The Honorable Mario Bowleg, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture and Ms. Petra Haven, Executive Director for the Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission attended the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Second Forum with Ministers Responsible for Sport in the Caribbean in Kingston, Jamaica on January 25 – 27, 2023 along with WADA’s President Witold Banka and WADA’s Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Maria Jose Pesce.
This forum provided a platform to raise issues, ideas, activities and actions to strengthen anti-doping programs. Some of the focuses were: developing strong legal framework for protecting clean sports, advising the current state of anti-doping in each Caribbean country, delivering educational information to the sport community, implementing effective testing programs, and collaborative efforts between stakeholders.