STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR. EDWIN CARRINGTON, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY, AT THE TWENTY SECOND SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON THE REVIEW AND APPRAISAL OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES, 28 SEPTEMBER 1999, NEW YORK
Mr. President, Distinguished delegates, Mr President, we thank you for the opportunity to address this august chamber on a subject which spells life or death to the countries of our Region – the Caribbean. Held as it was in Barbados – a founding Member State of the Caribbean Community – the 1994 SIDS Conference and the resultant Barbados Plan of…Read More »
STATEMENT BY HON. HILROY HUMPHREYS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AND CO-CHAIRMAN, THIRD MEETING OF THE CARICOM/US JOINT COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, FINANCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT, 22 JULY 1999, WASHINGTON D.C.
Mr. John Hamilton, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs; Other officials of the United States Government; My colleague Ministers from the Caribbean, as well as the Ambassadors and other diplomats from the States of the Caribbean Region. Ladies and Gentlemen. It is said that, in a newly-established democracy, the third election is the true test of viability of…Read More »
JOINT STATEMENT OF THE THIRD MEETING OF THE CARIBBEAN/UNITED STATES JOINT COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT, FINANCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, 22 JULY 1999, WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Third Meeting of the Caribbean/United States Joint Committee on Development, Finance and Environmental Issues was convened in Washington, D.C., on July 22, 1999, under the Co-Chairmanship of the Hon. Hilroy Humphreys, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Business Development, Antigua and Barbuda, and Mr. John R. Hamilton, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. The Meeting was…Read More »