The first International Migration Review Forum was held from 17-20 May 2022, under the auspices of the General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York. It was chaired by H.E. Abdulla Shahid, President of the UN General Assembly. The Forum served as the global platform where Member States were able to discuss and share progress on the implementation of all aspects of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Honourable Hugh Hilton Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the invitation of His Excellency, Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America, earlier today, May 18, attended a high-level Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers at the United Nations Headquarters on “Global Food Security Call to Action."
The Minister of Housing and Water of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, the Honourable Colin Croal, today, delivered an intervention during the one-day High-level Meeting on the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York.
The Honourable Dr. Ashni Singh, Senior Minister with responsibility for Finance of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, today, delivered an intervention during the General Debate of the 2022 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Sustainable Development Follow up (FFD) which is being convened at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York.
Leading Guyana's delegation to the 21st Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (25th April-6th May), is Honourable Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, MP. The meeting is being held under the theme “Indigenous Peoples, Business, Autonomy and the Human Rights Principles of Due Diligence, Including Free Prior and Informed Consent”.
Honourable Hugh Todd, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana delivered a statement via video messae at the fifty-fifth session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), being convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The Honourable Minister underscored the Government of Guyana’s commitment to executing people-centered development policies within the framework of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS2030).
Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Dr Vindhya Persaud participates in the Ministerial Roundtable for the Commission on the Status of Women on the theme “Achieving gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies, and programmes: advancing gender equality through holistic and integrated actions from global to local.”
H.E. Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Permanent Representative of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to the United Nations, spoke today at the 11th Emergency Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Ukraine.
In her intervention, Ambassador Rodrigues-Birkett expressed the Government of Guyana’s grave concern over the recent military intervention by the Russian Federation, in violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and called for the immediate cessation of hostilities and a return to diplomacy.
On Wednesday February 16, Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, co-hosted a Webinar for Permanent Representatives on the priority theme of thr 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women - “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes”. The other co-hosts were UN Women Executive Director Sima Sami Bahous and the Permanent Representatives of South Africa, Sweden and Kenya.