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…

CUBAN AMBASSADOR MEETS WITH AMBASSADOR NEWRY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry (right), Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, met with H.E. Mr. José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez,​ Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, on Tuesday, March 6, 2017, at the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. The two envoys discussed matters of mutual interest to their…

Happy International Women’s Day 2017

8 March 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration takes this opportunity to join millions around the world in the celebration of International Women’s Day, the theme of which is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work is changing, with significant implications for women. On International…

Bahamas Delegation Attends Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary

  Saint Lucia gained its Independence on February 22, 1979 so, in keeping with the Government’s initiative to enhance a positive relationship particularly with its CARICOM colleagues, The Bahamas was proud to be a part of Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary. Representing The Bahamas during the period 21-23 February, 2017, in Saint Lucia were Parliamentary…