Foreign Affairs hosts the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA)

Paradise Island, Bahamas — Opening Ceremony of the Regional Training Course on “Practical Aspects for Setting up and Validating National Inventories of Sealed Radioactive Sources” being held at the RIU Resort, Paradise Island. Pictured representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Sherry A. Johnson-Deal in center, at her left Mr. Juan Carlos Benitez Navarro, Nuclear…

MOE GROUP VISITS EMBASSY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Several members of the delegation from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology — who are in Washington, D.C., for meetings related to the work of the Inter-American Committee on Education (ICE), particularly the construction of an Inter-American Education Agenda, with the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretariat and representatives of Bolivia,…

ONLINE COURSE OFFERINGS FROM THE OAS

Please note the listing of Online Course offerings from the Organization of American States, (OAS), all of which will be conducted in English. The OAS will be offering a 50% partial scholarship for these courses and the recipient will be responsible for the additional 50% payment which is equivalent to $500.00. Interested persons should complete…

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DELEGATION PAY COURTESY CALL ON PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE RAHMING

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DELEGATION PAY COURTESY CALL ON PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE RAHMING WASHINGTON, D.C. — A delegation from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the Organization of American States (OAS), on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at…

Congratulations to Malaysia on its 59th Anniversary of Independence

Congratulations to Malaysia on its 59th Anniversary of Independence The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Government and People of Malaysia on their 59th Anniversary of Independence. Malaysia has achieved much positive growth since ending colonial rule in 1957, a testament to the vibrancy of vibrant…

Chinese Ambassador Hosts Dinner at Residence

Nassau, Bahamas — Chinese Ambassador to The Bahamas Huang Qinguo hosted a dinner at the Ambassador’s residence in New Providence yesterday. Attending was the Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell, Parliamentary Secretary Cleola Hamilton MP, Ambassador Sheila Carey and Director General of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Sharon Brennen Haylock.

The International Women’s Empowerment Summit, 20th to 21st October 2016

UPCOMING EVENTS of Interest The International Women’s Empowerment Summit, 20th to 21st October 2016Empowering Women to Pursue their Dreams The International Women’s Empowerment Summit (IWES) is a forum for women professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world and the Caribbean to meet, inspire, and learn from each other. Speakers and discussion sessions will address the…

SCOTT ATTENDS EVENT AT SRI LANKA CONSULATE

LOS ANGELES, California — Hon. Cedric A. Scott (left), Honorary Consul for The Bahamas to California, was among the members of Consular Corps who attended an event hosted by the Hon. Swarna Gunaratner (right), Consul General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Consulate…

Press Release: World Expo 2020: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Press Release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration 25 August 2016 World Expo 2020: Dubai, United Arab Emirates The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has decided to participate in the World Expo 2020, which will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), October 2020 – 10 April 2021. In preparing for its participation…

Bahamian athletes compete in Lausanne, Switzerland

25 August Lausanne, Switzerland — Two Bahamian athletes competed in the Athletissima 2016 meet in Lausanne, Switzerland held Thursday, 25 August, placing second and sixth in their events.  Stephen Gardiner placed second in the men’s 400 m while Donald Thomas placed sixth in the high jump. Atletissima is an annual international competition sponsored by the IAAF…