On September 26, 2019 in the margins of the UN General Assembly High Level Week, Jamaica became the sixth signatory to the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters, also known as the
Describing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the world’s ‘blueprint for development’, and noting that there has been ‘mixed success’ inachieving these goals, Jamaica’s Foreign Minister, Senator the Hon.
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JAMAICA STANDS READY TO SUPPORT THE BAHAMAS IN WAKE OF HURRICANE DORIAN
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs joins the nation in mourning the passing of the Honourable Dr. Kenneth Baugh, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
SENATOR THE HONOURABLE KAMINA JOHNSON SMITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE
Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica has stated her deep shock and sadness at the death of Jamaican national Mr. Clive Peck, in tragic circumstances in Benghazi Libya on Saturday, August 10, 2019.
ISA celebrates milestone anniversary with Heads of State and Government at 25th session of the Assembly
Heads of States and Government, ministers, former Secretary-Generals, United Nations officials and observers who attended the Special Commemorative Session of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston on 25 July 2019 commended ISA on its efforts towards advancing the sustainable development of mineral resources for the benefit of all mankind over the last 25 years.
Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
In commemoration of
Nelson Mandela International Day
18th July 2019
Jamaica again wholeheartedly joins the international community to
commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day, as we reflect on the life and
legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla “Madiba” Mandela, the anti-apartheid
revolutionary icon of peace and reconciliation and the first democratically elected
President of South Africa.
Prime Minister Updates UN Secretary-General on Climate Initiative
Gros-Islet, St. Lucia:
Prime Minister Andrew Holness this morning (July 4) held bilateral talks with His Excellency Antonio Guterrez, United Nations Secretary-General.