Material relating to pressure goups in the Caribbean area including statements and leaflets issued by the Caribbean Conference of Churches and the Caribbean Youth Conference.
Caribbean Area: Pressure Groups Material
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 101 PG.CC
- Dates of Creation1986-1987
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 folders
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In contrast to its brief period of political unity the Caribbean region has produced pressure groups of a more enduring nature. The Caribbean Conference of Churches is an ecumenical body founded in 1971 and concerned with problems of human rights and poverty in the region, whilst the Caribbean Youth Conference was an organisation bringing together national youth organisations for educational and exchange purposes. This collection holds a small quantity of materials from the 1980s dealing with these groups and their aims.
Alphabetically by group, and then in rough chronological order.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to all for research purposes; access is free for anyone in higher education.
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Other Finding Aids
Records at item level on library catalogue (SASCAT)
Description compiled by Daniel Millum, Political Archives Project Officer at the Institutes of Commonwealth and Latin American Studies.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies can usually be obtained - apply to library staff.
The Commonwealth Political Parties Materials collection was begun in 1960-61, with special emphasis being placed then, as now, on "primary material such as party constitutions, policy statements, convention reports and election manifestos." (ICS, Twelfth Annual Report 1960-1961). Since then, the main method of gathering material has been to appeal directly to political parties throughout the Commonwealth, though contributions from Institute members and staff following visits to relevant countries have been significant.
No further accruals are expected