16th CEPA Session

Ms Rowena Bethel, Bahamas Expert on the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) in conversation with the Director of the Department of Public Administration and Development Management, Ms. Marion Barthelemy during the 16th session of CEPA, New York 24 – 28 April 2017. The main subject of discussion was “Ensuring effective implementation of…

Sustainable Development Forum

Foreign Service Officers Charmaine Williams and Chanelle Brown attending the first session of the Sustainable Development Forum of Latin American and Caribbean States, Mexico, 26 April 2017

ANZAC Day in Port of Spain

ANZAC Day in Port of Spain, 2017 April 25. Left to right: Dr E Monica Davis Honorary Consul for The Bahamas and Dean of the Consular Corps of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency John Pilbeam, High Commissioner for Australia and Her Excellency Carla Hogan-Rufelds, High Commissioner for Canada. The short ceremony, held on an annual…

16th CEPA Session

Ms Rowena Bethel making a presentation on the use of ICTs to support institutional arrangements for the SDGs at the 16th session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), United Nations, New York 24 – 28 April 2017. The main subject of discussion was “Ensuring effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals: leadership,…

OAS STRENGTHENS CICAD EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT WITH RECENT APPOINTMENT

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Organization of American States (OAS) has fulfilled the wishes of OAS Member States to strengthen the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) Executive Secretariat by appointing Ambassador Adam Namm to the post of Executive Secretary of CICAD. The appointment was made in December 2016. …

BAHAMAS ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN EFFORTS TO ADDRESS ‘WORLD DRUG PROBLEM’

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Bahamas remains committed to supporting the work of the Organization of American States (OAS) in identifying effective ways in which to address the world drug problem, Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States…

BAHAMAS EMBASSY HOSTS “THINGS TO DO DC” CARIBBEAN CELEBRATION EVENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bahamas was again revisited as a focus of an event sponsored by THINGS TO DO D.C. that has become a staple social event for young professionals in the Washington, D.C., area on Friday night April 21, 2017. Billed as an occasion to introduce D.C. young professionals to the “Spirit of Nassau…

DG BRENNEN-HAYLOCK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON OAS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General, paid a courtesy call on Ms. Kim Osborne, OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 primarily to discuss the launch of the 2017 OAS/Government of The Bahamas Scholarship​; however, the Director General also discussed other projects with the…

BUST OF SIR LYNDEN UNVEILED AT OAS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General of The Bahamas, unveiled a memorial bust of her late husband, Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Prime Minister of The Bahamas, during an impressive ceremony in the Hall of Heroes at the Organization of American States (OAS), 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., on Thursday,…