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Re-entry by air of Jamaican borders - June 2020

Monday, 01 June 2020

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, with reference to previous Notes, has the honour to inform that the Government of Jamaica has reopened its borders for the controlled re-entry by air of Jamaicans overseas with effect from 1st June, 2020 and will reopen to international air travel on 15th June, 2020.

Twenty-sixth session of the International Seabed Authority (Part 2) postponed to October 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) today announced that the second part of the 26th session of ISA initially scheduled to be held in July 2020 will be postponed, due to the COVID-19 epidemic. The session will instead take place in a reduced format in Kingston, Jamaica from 7 to 16 October 2020, with meetings of some of the technical bodies convened remotely starting from July 2020.

Mission Closure for May 2020

Monday, 18 May 2020

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 will continue to be closed for the remainder of the month of May, in light of the evolving situation concerning COVID-19.

Joint Statement: "Protect our children" by the European Union, GRULAC and the Group of Friends on Children and the SDGs

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

“Protect our Children”

Response to the UN Secretary-General’s Call on Countries to Prioritize Children’s Education, Food, Health and Safety amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Initiative launched by the EU, GRULAC and the Group of Friends of Children and the SDGs*

Extension of the closure of Jamaican borders until 31 May 2020

Monday, 27 April 2020

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, with reference to previous Notes, has the honour to inform that the Government of Jamaica has decided, in light of the evolving situation concerning COVID-19, to continue to extend the closure of its borders until 31st May, 2020. Consequently, no person shall be permitted to enter Jamaica.

Closure: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations (16 April - 15 May 2020)

Thursday, 16 April 2020

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 initial Note Ref. J/5 dated 1st April, 2020, that the Mission will remain closed with effect from 16th April to 15th May, 2020, in light of the evolving situation concerning COVID-19.

Closure: Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations (2nd - 15th April 2020)

Friday, 03 April 2020

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 initial Note Ref. J/5 dated 20th March, that the Mission will remain closed with effect from 2nd April to 15th April, 2020, in light of the evolving situation concerning COVID-19.