New Moroccan Ambassador accredited

President Granger said that Morocco’s efforts to balance economic development and the protection of the environment can provide valuable lessons for Guyana. Moreover, he lauded Morocco’s global leadership on issues such as climate change and the protection of the environment manifested in its hosting of the Conference on Climate Change in Marrakesh November 2016, which he attended.

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 14, 2017) As Guyana and the Kingdom of Morocco celebrate five years of cordial diplomatic relations, President David Granger, yesterday, accredited Mr. Nabil Adghoghi as the new Moroccan Ambassador to Guyana. The two countries established formal diplomatic ties on December 14, 2012.

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President accredits United Arab Emirates Ambassador

Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Guyana, Ms. Hafsa Abdulla Mohammed Shar?f al Ulama, with President David Granger and Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Audrey Waddell (Ministry of the Presidency photo)

 

PRESIDENT David Granger said that he notes the offer by the United Arab Emirates to support the participation of developing countries in the World Expo 2020, which that country will be hosting and added that Guyana will work towards being represented at the event.

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‘People before profits’

President David Granger addressing the high-level event on Combating Pollution in the Extractive Industries at the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday (UNEA photo)

…Pres. Granger tells UN forum citizens must be at heart of development of natural resources

PRESIDENT David Granger has reiterated that citizens must come before any profits as the world’s natural resources are the patrimony of all humanity. He was at the time addressing the high-level event on Combating Pollution in the Extractive Industries at the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Turn aspirations into actions’

President, David Granger

President urges UN Environment Assembly

PRESIDENT David Granger on Tuesday said that if the theme of this year’s United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), ‘Towards a Pollution Free Planet’ is to be achieved then world leaders must find a way to translate aspirations into actions.

The Head of State, during his address to the High Level Segment Opening of the Third Session of the UNEA, which is currently underway in Nairobi, Kenya, proposed a four pronged approach, which focuses on (1) information, education and communication, (2) cooperation, (3) international organisation and (4) legislation and regulation.

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Guyanese to get Queen’s young leaders award

Guyanese Marva Langevine

GUYANESE Marva Langevine has been chosen as one of the final Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners in recognition of the lead she is taking in her community to change lives.

The prestigious Awards programme, now in its fourth and final year, celebrates exceptional young people aged 18 to 29 from across the Commonwealth and the work they are undertaking to improve lives across a diverse range of issues, from supporting people living with mental health problems, helping children to receive a quality education, to promoting gender equality.

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CARICOM Launches Regional Building Energy Efficiency Programme

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday December 4, 2017 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will today launch a programme to improve the use of energy in buildings across the region.

The Regional Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) will be launched at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Task force launched for evidence-driven crime prevention

A NATIONAL task force aimed at bolstering evidence-driven crime prevention under the scope of the CariSECURE project, was on Wednesday launched at the Guyana Marriott Hotel.

The task force, which is a collaboration between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Public Security, is now responsible for managing the implementation of the Caribbean Citizen Security toolkit in Guyana.

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