GRAND BAHAMA DELEGATION TO CSW61 WITH MINISTER AND AMBASSADOR

Posted on: March 20, 2017

GRAND BAHAMA DELEGATION TO CSW61 WITH MINISTER AND AMBASSADOR

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Grand Bahama delegates at the Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which commenced on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, are pictured at the opening reception on March 13 with the Hon. Melanie Griffin, Minister of Social Services and Community Development, and His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS). CSW61 is the principal global inter-governmental body concerned with gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. Minister Griffin headed The Bahamas delegation and delivered a statement on behalf of The Bahamas on Wednesday, March 15. Pictured from left to right: Ms. Charisse Brown, Ms. Jethlyn Burrows, Ms. Karen Ferguson-Bain, Ambassador Rahming, Minister Griffin, Justice Petra Hanna-Weekes, and Ms. Patrice Johnson.



All News

Closing Ceremony for Inaugural Class of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Foreign Service Institute’s Induction Training Programme

Closing Ceremony for Inaugural Class of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Foreign Service Institute’s Induction Training Programme   On Friday 5th May, 2017, sixteen (16) New Foreign Service Officers completed five (5) weeks of Foreign Service Training, which began 3rd April, 2017. During the programme, participants covered a wide range of thematic modules…

CUNNINGHAM DISCUSSES INVESTMENT IN THE ARTS AT BAHAMAS EMBASSY “CONVERSATION SERIES”

WASHINGTON, DC — The Bahamas Embassy in Washington, D.C., convened its fifth edition of its “YOUNG BAHAMIANS CONVERSATION SERIES” on Friday, May 5, 2017, with speaker Mr. Dion Cunningham presenting an informative and interactive talk on the topic: “Investment in the Arts as crucial to national identity and morale”. The “YOUNG BAHAMIANS CONVERSATION SERIES” is…

Advance poll photos

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration   For Immediate Release   Following the Advance Election Poll conducted on Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 at various Bahamian Overseas diplomatic posts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration releases the following photographs for general information. Caption 1 – Bahamas Advance Poll team with High Commission staff in Ottawa,…

Bahamas Congratulates France

8th May, 2017   News Release   For Immediate Release   Bahamas Congratulates France   The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas has congratulated the Government of the French Republic on the successful exercise of democracy in its recent Presidential Election.   The Government of The Bahamas looks forward to continuing the mutually cordial…

HONORARY CG TO CALIFORNIA HONOURED

  LOS ANGELES, California — The Hon. Cedric A. Scott, Bahamas Honorary Consul to California, was honoured at the Diplomats Diversi-Tea Gala held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Marrott Hotel Marina Del Rey. Introducing Honorary Consul Scott, Ambassador and Founder April Sutton, said he was “being honoured for the elegant, dynamic and indomitable…