Congratulations to Foreign Service Officer Sasha Dixon for successfully completing a Postgraduate Programme in Diplomatic Studies at Oxford University

Posted on: July 23, 2018

On 21 June 2018, Ms. Sasha Dixon, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of The Bahamas to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, completed the Oxford University Foreign Service Programme along with 18 other members of the 2017/18 class. In keeping with the truly international character of the course, students hailed from seventeen different countries, also including Australia, Bhutan, China, the Dominican Republic, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, Moldova, Russia and the United States. Ms. Dixon achieved a distinction in each component of the course and was awarded the Ralph Feltham prize for submission of the best dissertation of the year. The prize is given annually in honour of Mr. Ralph Feltham, Founding Director of Oxford University’s Foreign Service Programme. The Foreign Service Programme, designed to bring together early to mid-career diplomats for postgraduate study in International Politics, Public International law, International Trade and Finance and Diplomatic Practice, will mark the 50th anniversary of its establishment in 2019. Ms. Dixon received a Chevening Scholarship to fund her participation on the course. She therefore now joins the global alumni network of the Foreign Service Programme as well as that of some 50, 000 Chevening scholars around the world.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulates Foreign Service Officer Dixon for her stellar achievement.



All News

THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN 71ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas congratulates the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the 71st Anniversary of Independence Day marked 14th August. May the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its People be blessed and enjoy this grand milestone.  -END-   Ministry of Foreign Affairs Commonwealth of The Bahamas Nassau, 14 August,…

His Excellency, Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, High Commissioner of The Bahamas to the United Kingdom and Ireland, elected Chair of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governor of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise that His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Kingdom and Ireland, was elected the new Chair of the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Secretariat for 2018/2019 – 2019/2020. H.E. Greenslade succeeds…

Bahamas and US Sign Amendment to Narcotics Control Agreement

  NASSAU, The Bahamas- In keeping with his government’s commitment to addressing corruption at all levels, Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis presided over a ceremony in which the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the United States of America pledged continued joint efforts in the fight against such practices. The Eighth Amendment to the…

REMARKS BY THE HON. DR. HUBERT A. MINNIS, MP PRIME MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIGNING OF THE 8TH AMENDMENT TO THE LETTER OF AGREEMENT ON NARCOTICS CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Cabinet Ministers; Chargé d’Affaires, Stephanie Bowers; Senior Government Officials; Other Representatives of the United States Government; Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. I am pleased to participate in today’s signing ceremony for the 8th Amendment to the Letter of Agreement on Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Governments of…

The Republic of Ecuador National Day

THE REPUBLIC OF ECUADOR NATIONAL DAY The Government of The Bahamas extends congratulations to The Government and People of The Republic Ecuador as they celebrate 209th anniversary of National Day. Both countries have enjoyed cordial diplomatic relations since 24 May, 1978. We wish for continued success and blessings for the Government and People the Republic…