The Bahamas hosts its first joint side-event in the margins of the Human Rights Council “Beyond the 100 per cent participation of CARICOM in the HRC: Opportunities and challenges for the LDCs/SIDS Trust Fund”

Co-Chairs, Moderator and panelists of the brochure launch and panel discussion [L-R, Mr. Eric Tistounet, Chief, Human Rights Council Branch (OHCHR); Ms. Fatou Camara Houel, Secretary of the Advisory Committee & Coordinator LDCs/SIDS Trust Fund, Ms. Shearlyn Joseph, Dominica, Beneficiary delegate at HRC-35; H.E. Mr. Wayne McCook, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the UN,…

Ambassador Jackson delivers the first statement on behalf of CARICOM at the UN Human Rights Council

H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations, Geneva; seated behind, Ms. Sasha Dixon, Second Secretary, Bahamas Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Geneva [Photo credit: UN Web TV, Department of Public Information] On Tuesday 13 June, 2017, H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United…

Bahamas Staff In London Safe Following Apartment Tower Fire

For Immediate Release Ministry of Foreign Affairs 14th June, 2017 Bahamas Staff In London Safe Following Apartment Tower Fire The Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases for general information that all staff posted in London have been contacted and found to be safe in the aftermath of the terrible fire that consumed a high rise London…

EU Representative Visits MFA

8 June   Nassau, Bahamas- Mr. Gavin Tench, Chargé d’ affaires and Political Counsellor/ Head of Political Press and Information Section, Delegation of the European Union to The Bahamas, visited The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday and met with Foreign Service Officers to discuss matters relevant to the European Union and Brexit.  

Bahamas Staff in London Unaffected by Latest Security Incidents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: Bahamas Information Services June 3, 2017 STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS Bahamas Staff in London Unaffected by Latest Security Incidents The Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases for general information that The Bahamas High Commission in London has confirmed that staff at the High Commission, The Bahamas Maritime Authority and…

MINISTER HENFIELD AT PREPARATORY CARICOM CAUCUS

MINISTER HENFIELD AT PREPARATORY CARICOM CAUCUS WASHINGTON, D.C. — In advance of the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs at the OAS on May 31, 2017, Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield (centre) presided over a preparatory caucus meeting of CARICOM Ministers of Foreign Affairs, as incoming Chair of the CARICOM’s Council…

Bahamas Concerned By US Climate Change Agreement Withdrawal

For Immediate Release Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2 June 2017 Bahamas Concerned By US Climate Change Withdrawal The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed The Bahamas’ concern regarding the announced withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. While each nation must determine its own course on international matters the prospect…

CARICOM STATEMENT AT THE OAS CONSULTATION ON THE SITUATION IN VENEZUELA

CARICOM STATEMENT AT THE OAS CONSULTATION ON THE SITUATION IN VENEZUELA Mr. Chairman, Colleague Foreign Ministers, Secretary General Almagro, Distinguished Representatives, Good afternoon. I have the honour to address you on behalf of the Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in my capacity as member of the Bureau of the CARICOM Council of Foreign…