MoENT to boost Creative Sector with innovative projects and programs

The Ministry of Entrepreneurship, Entertainment and Talent Development (MoENT) continues to move forward to ensure its objectives are aligned with the needs of entrepreneurs in the creative and innovative sectors.

Permanent Secretary of MoENT, Ms. Cheryleann Pemberton, outlined that these objectives will provide a framework for the Ministry’s annual projects and programs for the year 2022.

“This scope aligns squarely with the Government’s Policy direction and long-term strategy for the Ministry, which includes producing a new cadre of globally competitive citizens, and establishing state-of-the-art facilities for high-quality recording, performing arts, and business incubation.” she stated.

To effectively execute their objectives to transform the creative and innovative Industries in the Federation, the innovative projects and programs promised by the Ministry include improving the resources, facilities, and opportunities needed to support people in the creative and innovative industries, and identifying and developing the skills and talents of the nation’s leading and emerging creatives and innovators. At the same time, MoENT intends to create and facilitate various pathways for the economic transformation of young people and their families.

To complement the work down locally, MoENT will also aim to promote the creative and innovative culture, products and endeavors of St Kitts and Nevis, including facilitating the export and exchange of talent regionally and internationally.

All creatives and other industry stakeholders operating in the Federation are encouraged to contact the Ministry to find out more about its plans and the opportunities available. Contact us on (869) 467-1281 or visit us at the National ICT Centre at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Site.