The Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations in New York, H.E. Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, today delivered a statement at the resumed 10th Emergency Special Session (ESS) of the United Nations General Assembly. The ESS is considering the agenda item “Illegal Israeli actions in the Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the occupied Palestinian Territory.
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Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Honourable Hugh Hilton Todd, last evening met with Algeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, His Excellency Ahmed Attaf, in New York ahead of the United Nations Security Council elections fixed for Tuesday June 6, 2023. Both Guyana and Algeria are seeking election for non-permanent seats on the Council for the 2024-2025 term.
The Honourable Hugh Hilton Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, last evening delivered the keynote address at a reception hosted by the Permanent Mission of Guyana to the United Nations in New York ahead of the United Nations Security Council Elections which will be held on Tuesday June 6, 2023. Guyana is seeking election as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 2024-2025 term. Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, the Honourable Oneidge Walrond, was also in attendance.
H.E. Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues Birkett participated today, in the 2023 UN Security Council Briefing Series for non-contested candidates and presented Guyana's vision and priorities for its term on the UN Security Council. Guyana's candidacy is uncontested, being the sole candidate for a single seat available to the Latin America and Caribbean region. The election for the five incoming members will be held on 6th June 2023. Those elected will serve a two-year term on the Council from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025.
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