Dominica PM Skerrit to receive honorary degrees on Oct 16 ~ WIC News


Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Duquesne University on Tuesday, October 16.

University President Ken Gormley will confer the honorary degree upon Skerrit in the Power Center’s Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom. Following the degree presentation, Skerrit will deliver the Integrity of Creation Leadership Address, Building Climate Resilient Countries.

In 2017, Skerrit and the government established the Climate Resilient Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD), a task force designed to hurricane-proof the island. Dominica has been striving towards becoming the world’s first climate-resilient nation since it suffered catastrophic damage by Hurricane Maria in 2017, Tropical Storm Erika in 2015 and…

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