Tag Archives: United Nations

STRAKER ON VINCY EXPO

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Trade, Sir Louis Straker has highlighted the vital role of Entrepreneurship and Creativity in national development. Minister Straker was speaking at a ceremony held here last week, to present prizes to the winners in the various categories of the 2018 Vincy Innovation Expo and Coconut Festival, held here last… Continue Reading →

KING ON INNOVATION EXPO

Permanent Representative of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations, Ambassador Rhonda King, said the Annual Innovation Expo provides an opportunity to enhance creativity. Delivering remarks at last week’s ceremony, Ambassador King said that the activity can facilitate problem-solving and a fresh approach to tackling challenges. The 2018 Vincy Innovation Expo showcased innovations… Continue Reading →

TRAFFICKING-VIGILANCE

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has urged Vincentians to be vigilant, and supportive of local Law enforcement authorities, in their fight to combat Human Trafficking. The Prime Minister made the appeal, as he delivered a radio address yesterday, to mark the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. He stressed that residents in communities… Continue Reading →

VINCENTIAN AMBASSADOR NEW ECOSOC PRESIDENT

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has assumed the Presidency of the Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC, of the United Nations. This country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rhonda King was elected by acclamation as the 74th President of the Council, during a session at UN Headquarters in New York yesterday. Ambassador King will… Continue Reading →

FOREIGN AFFAIRS-EXPO

An Innovation Exposition will be hosted here later this month, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Commerce and Trade, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of St Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations. The event is being held in recognition of World Creativity and Innovation Day which is celebrated annually on April 21st…. Continue Reading →

SVG UN SEAT APPLICATION

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has stepped up its campaign to be elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Word of this came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, during his first Media Briefing for 2018, held on Tuesday. Dr. Gonsalves said such a designation would place this country in a… Continue Reading →

PM Addresses United Nations General Assembly

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves addressed the United Nations General Assembly on the night of Tuesday September 29th, urging the international community to step up efforts to address the issue of terrorism. The Prime Minister said international terrorism is a threat to all countries and stamping it out must be a shared and pressing priority…. Continue Reading →