Guyana Government’s “Consultative Meeting” With Guyanese-Canadians On It’s Diaspora Engagement Strategy Elicited More Questions Than Answers

Guyana Government’s “Consultative Meeting” With Guyanese-Canadians On It’s Diaspora Engagement Strategy Elicited More Questions Than Answers

Standing, from left to right, are: Acting Consul General for Guyana in Toronto, Candida Daniels; Robert Natiello, IOM Regional Coordination and Chief of Mission in Guyana; Gillian Williams; Arnon Mantver, IOM Consultant on the Draft Strategy; Guyana High Commissioner to Canada, Clarissa Riehl; and Michael Brotherson, Head of the Diaspora Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo by Sharmon Carrington.

The Guyana Consulate General in Toronto recently solicited the participation of Guyanese nationals, at a “consultative meeting” — held on September 27 — on Guyana’s Draft Diaspora Engagement Strategy.
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Gov’t committed to working with Guyanese diaspora -Min. Harmon tells workshop

Members of the Head-table,from Left:Entrepreneur Diaspora Representative, United States of America, Clifton Mc Donald; CEO for GO- Invest, Owen Verwey;Minister of State and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Harmon;Regional Coordination Officer for the Caribbean and Chief of Mission in Guyana, Robert Natiello and Head, Diaspora Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Brotherson,along with the participants who will be participating in the ‘Go See Visit Project 2017’

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Gov’t committed to working with Guyanese diaspora -Min. Harmon tells workshop

Members of the Head-table,from Left:Entrepreneur Diaspora Representative, United States of America, Clifton Mc Donald; CEO for GO- Invest, Owen Verwey;Minister of State and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Harmon;Regional Coordination Officer for the Caribbean and Chief of Mission in Guyana, Robert Natiello and Head, Diaspora Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Brotherson,along with the participants who will be participating in the ‘Go See Visit Project 2017’

Efforts by the Government to intensify discussions with the diaspora on entrepreneurial opportunities have advanced one step further with the hosting of the Go See Visit 2017 project.

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Commonwealth Panel Discussion

COMMONWEALTH PANEL DISCUSSION | Ambassador Ronald Austin, Director of Foreign Service Institute, chaired a Commonwealth Day Panel Discussion the uniqueness and relevance of the Commonwealth Organisation.

Other participants of the panel include High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, HE Pierre Giroux; High Commissioner of UK to Guyana, HE James Quinn; High Commissioner of India to Guyana, HE Venkatachalam Mahalingam; Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Hon. Annette Ferguson and Former Attorney General, Mr. Anil Nandlall.

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