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Costa Rica's Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Calls on Minister Johnson Smith

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade ( left) received a Courtesy Call on Wednesday, January 31 from His Excellency (H.E.) Alejandro Ortiz, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Costa Rica ( right) at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices.

MINISTER JOHNSON SMITH ANNOUNCES VISIT OF HIGH- LEVEL EU REPRESENTATIVE TO JAMAICA FOR REGIONAL AND BILATERAL TALKS

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Foreign Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, has announced the upcoming visit of Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director-General for International Cooperation and Development in the European Commission based in Brussels.

Mr. Manservisi will lead a high level delegation to Kingston from 1 -2 February for regional and bilateral talks with several high level government representatives from Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

FOREIGN MINISTER MAKES CLIMATE CHANGE A PRIORITY AT THE CHINA-CELAC FORUM

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, attended the Second Ministerial Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum, held in Santiago, Chile on 22nd January 2018, under the theme “CELAC-China: Working for more development, innovation and cooperation for our peoples”. The Meeting was designed to fine-tune the cooperation agenda for the period 2019 to 2021 between the People’s Republic of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

FOREIGN MINISTER APPOINTS NEW HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, announces the appointment of Mr. Harold Malcolm, JP as High Commissioner Designate to Nigeria.

Mr. Malcolm, who will assume duty in February, is a trained lawyer having graduated with First Class Honours from the Norman Manley Law School in 2008. As a Chevening Scholar, he attended the London School of Economics and Political Science from 2009-2010, specialising in Human Rights Law.

Expo Jamaica: Advancing Breakthroughs - 19th - 22nd, 2018

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

Trade and Invest Jamaica (JAMPRO), in collaboration with the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) and the Jamaica Exporters’ Association (JEA) will be hosting Expo Jamaica, 19th – 22nd April 2018 in Kingston, Jamaica. The 2018 staging will be held under the theme, “Expo Jamaica: Advancing Breakthroughs,” and will see over 2000 authentic Jamaican products on display.

 

Minister Johnson Smith confirms Jamaicans amongst casualties of Bronx fire, expresses condolences to families affected

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Jamaica’s Foreign Minister today, (Saturday, December 30) confirms that four persons of Jamaican descent are included amongst the fatalities of the fire that gutted an apartment complex in the Bronx, New York on Thursday.

 

MESSAGE FROM SENATOR THE HON. KAMINA JOHNSON SMITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE FOR INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Jamaica joins the international community in commemorating Human Rights Day 2017.  This year, Human Rights Day marks the beginning of a year-long campaign celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948.  The Declaration recognizes the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family, regardless of race, colour, creed, sex, or national origin.

MINISTER JOHNSON SMITH TO ATTEND 11TH WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Friday, 08 December 2017

(MFA&FT Kingston: December 8, 2017)

 

Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, will lead Jamaica’s delegation to the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference and preparatory meetings in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 9th-13th December 2017.