GRAND BAHAMA DELEGATION TO CSW61 WITH MINISTER AND AMBASSADOR

GRAND BAHAMA DELEGATION TO CSW61 WITH MINISTER AND AMBASSADOR UNITED NATIONS, New York – Grand Bahama delegates at the Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which commenced on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, are pictured at the opening reception on March 13 with…

60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Press Release The Bahamas attends 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) 13 – 17 March, 2017 Vienna, Austria. As a follow up to the United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, held in April, 2016, the Commission…

MINISTER GRIFFIN INFORMS GLOBAL BODY OF BAHAMAS EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN

MINISTER GRIFFIN INFORMS GLOBAL BODY OF BAHAMAS EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN UNITED NATIONS, New York — The Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), the principal global inter-governmental body concerned with gender equality and women’s economic empowerment, commenced on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters…

Statement On the death of Dereck Alton Walcott

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 March 2017 On the death of Dereck Alton Walcott (Via the Bahamas Information Services) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued a statement on the death of Caribbean Nobel Prize winning poet, Dereck Alton Walcott. The Bahamas along with the…

Congratulations on Netherlands Election

17 March The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas has congratulated the Government of the Netherlands on the successful exercise of democracy in its recent elections. The Government of The Bahamas looks forward to continuing the mutually cordial and long standing friendly relationship between the two countries. Diplomatic Relations between The Bahamas and the…

18th CARICOM-JAPAN Consultation 14th March, 2017 – Georgetown, Guyana

  A delegation from The Bahamas attended the 18th CARICOM-JAPAN Consultation 14th March, 2017 – Georgetown, Guyana. The delegation was headed by The Bahamas Ambassador to UNESCO and Japan, Dr. Elwood Donaldson who was accompanied by Deputy Permanent Secretary Eugene Torchon-Newry and CARICOM Desk Officer, Charlene Johnson.   During the Meeting CARICOM Member States and Japan…

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) Commences

  Under the priority theme ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work,’ the Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) commenced on Monday, March 13, 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The CSW is the principal global intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and…