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Dr. Ralph Gonsalves At The United Nations Committee On The Elimination Of Discrimination Against Women

St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented at the 61st session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, held in Geneva Switzerland on Friday July 24th. Word of this came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, at a News Conference this week. The Prime Minister said the meeting focused on… Continue Reading →

United Nations Young Professional Programme Examinations

Examinations on several subject areas under the United Nations Young Professional Programme (UNYPP) will be carried out by the Ministry of the Education on December 4th this year. According to a release, this year’s Job Families will include: Economic Affairs, Information Systems and Technology, Human Rights, Library/Information Management/ Photography/ Political Rights and Radio Producers in… Continue Reading →

World Press Freedom Day

Journalist Shanna Daniel of the Agency for Public Information is representing St. Vincent and the Grenadines at a two-day International Conference in Jamaica this weekend, to observe World Press Freedom Day. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO will host the Conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston. Secretary General for the… Continue Reading →

St.Vincent And The Grenadines U.N. Vote

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is one of two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries which have been explaining the reasons why they abstained in a United Nations General Assembly vote re-affirming Ukraine’s territorial integrity. The UN General Assembly adopted a measure underscoring that the mid-March referendum in Crimea that led to the peninsula’s annexation by Russia… Continue Reading →