UN CEDAW Elections Update

UN CEDAW Elections Update – 21st June, 2016   Ms. Marion Bethel of Bahamas Successful in Bid for Seat on Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)   UNITED NATIONS, New York — Ms. Marion Bethel, Bahamas candidate for CEDAW was successfully elected to serve for 4  years on the Committee.  She was endorsed…

National Day of Luxembourg

National Day of Luxembourg 21st June, 2016 The Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas conveyed to His Excellency Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Luxembourg best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Luxembourg’s National Day. Speaking on…

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony Highlights

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony   Nassau, Bahamas — June 20th, 2016 – Minister Mitchell is pictured at the Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony alongside Shanae Thomas, Head Girl of Eva Hilton Primary.

Minister Griffin at the CEDAW Elections

UNITED NATIONS, New York — On the eve of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) elections on 21 June, 2016, pictured in front from left to right: Miss. Phedra Rahming of Ministry of Social Services; Mrs. Marion Bethel, CEDAW Candidate; the Hon. Melanie Griffin, Bahamas Minister of Social Services and Community…

Sir Sidney Essay Competition Winners

Sir Sidney Essay Competition — Nassau, The Bahamas. 20th June, 2016. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the winning students of the Sidney Poitier Essay competition. Left to right – Gabriel Josephs, Mary Star of the Sea School, Amelia Morgan, Temple Christian Academy, Kristlyn Burrows, Kingsway Academy, Minister Fred Mitchell, Kathleen Mendoza, St. Francis de Sale…

Marion Bethel ( CEDAW candidate ) visits the UN Mission

United Nations, New York — 17th June, 2016. Ms. Marion Bethel (front, center) CEDAW candidate with Charge Tishka Francis (front left) and staff of Bahamas UN Mission at the United Nations. United Nations, New York — 17th June, 2016. Ms. Marion Bethel, CEDAW candidate speaking with a representative of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at…

OAS – KDI School of Public Policy and Management, South Korea

The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE) and KDI School of Public Policy and Management, through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to participate in Master programs.   Programs: -Master of Public Policy -Master…