PRESS RELEASE: JAMAICA’S DR. KATHY-ANN BROWN ELECTED MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE LAW OF THE SEA
The Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations presents its compliments to all Permanent Missions and Permanent Observer Missions to the United Nations and has the honour to inform that the Mission will be closed in observance of Jamaica's Independence on Thursday, 6th August 2020 and resume operations on Friday, 7th August 2020.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has announced that up to 150 Jamaicans in Trinidad and Tobago will be returning to Kingston in short order, despite border closures in the Twin Island Republic following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Minister Johnson Smith, “We express our appreciation to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, and in particular the Minister of National Security with whom I was able to discuss the matter, and who has approved the repositioning of a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) plane from Port of
The Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations presents its compliments to all Permanent Missions and Permanent Observer Missions to the United Nations and has the honour to inform, further to its previous correspondence, that the Mission remains closed for the month of July, in light of the evolving situation concerning COVID-19. The Mission will still monitor its general email address (email@example.com) and Officers will be routinely accessing their individual email addresses, WhatsApp messages and mobile phones.
The co-initiators of the Statement of Support to the Secretary-General’s appeal for Global Ceasefire namely Bangladesh, Ecuador, Egypt, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Oman, Senegal, Slovenia, and Sweden today virtually met the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to officially hand over the Statement, which was released on 22 June 2020. The co-initiators also reiterated their continued support to the appeal and thank all signatories for joining the Statement.
The second part of the 26th Session of the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) and the Finance Committee of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) opened online today. This is the first time ever, that the expert members of the technical bodies have met remotely.