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Permanent Mission of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the United Nations

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H.E. President Mohamed Irfaan Ali's Address to the 77th UNGA General Debate

Wednesday, 21 September 2022

His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali spoke about the impactful role of multilateralism in resolving global challenges, during his address to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today in New York.

He highlighted difficulties faced at the national, regional and international levels and proposed solutions, especially those that promote fairness at all levels.

“Global inequality is linked to global security and global security is linked to the prosperity of all humanity.”

Guyana and Rwanda Establish Diplomatic Relations

Wednesday, 24 August 2022


Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Guyana and Rwanda

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana and the Republic of Rwanda established diplomatic relations today, Wednesday, August 24, 2022, with the signing of a Joint Communiqué at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations in New York.

Guyana Sponsors Resolution on "International Day of Women in Diplomacy"

Monday, 20 June 2022

Today, the resolution titled “International Day of Women in Diplomacy”, of which Guyana was a main sponsor, was adopted by consensus in the United Nations General Assembly Hall.

The resolution was co-sponsored by a record 191 countries.

As a result, International Day of Women in Diplomacy will be celebrated annually on 24th June.

Hon. Minister of Human Services and Social Security addresses the CRPD Conference of States Parties

Friday, 17 June 2022

The Honourable Dr. Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security, on Tuesday, delivered a statement virtually during the general debate of the 15th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The Conference was convened from 14–16 June, 2022, under the theme “Building disability inclusive and participatory societies in the COVID context and beyond.”

Ambassador Rodrigues-Birkett appointed Co-facilitator for the UN Youth Office

Friday, 17 June 2022

The President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, has appointed Her Excellency Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and His Excellency Osama Mahmoud Abdel Khalek Mahmoud, Permanent Representative of Egypt, as co-facilitators to lead the intergovernmental process for the establishment of the United Nations Youth Office.

Today, the Permanent Representatives met and had a fruitful discussion on the way forward with the process of establishing the Office.

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