Pool of experts in cultural policies
Lawes, Carol (Jamaica)
Ms Lawes has worked in the culture sector as an advisor to 15 Caribbean governments through the Secretariat of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and developed a regional cultural policy development strategy for CARICOM through a participatory process of stakeholder consultation. Ms Lawes has also been involved in the development of legislation on intellectual property for the region as part of a Caribbean Music Industry Development project.
Her working experience in developing countries is not only in the CARIFORUM’s Member States but also in Mauritius, Ghana and Namibia. Moreover, Ms Lawes has a specific knowledge of theater issues, having managed a professional theater company as well as working as an actor, director, administrator and co-creator of plays.