September 16, 2021

COP25: Small island states rally together to secure ‘Best Possible Outcome’

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By Crispin d’Auvergne Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — At its conclusion, on the afternoon of Sunday 15 December, and by the time the Parties adopted the final decision, this year’s 25th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-25) had earned the distinction of being the longest on record. Originally scheduled […]

Island States and the SDGs: IAEA Acting Director General in New York

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By Laura Gil From IAEA Small Island Developing States, often referred to as SIDS, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how the IAEA can help in these areas were the main topics of discussion during IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta’s visit to New York this week. Today, he attended the High-Level Meeting to review progress made […]

Morocco, Caribbean Countries set to promote cooperation

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From Kingdom of Morocco Morocco, Caribbean Countries Set to Promote Cooperation A large delegation composed of the Moroccan ambassador to Saint Lucia, Abderrahim Kadmiri, and director general of the Moroccan International Cooperation Agency (AMCI), ambassador Mohamed Methqal, including officials from the ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as well as various ministerial departments visited […]

Visa-free travel for Guyanese construction workers being examined for St. Marteen, other Irma hit islands

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BY: ANDREA FERNANDES From guyana Guadian Philipsburg; – With Islands such as Barbuda somewhat completely destroyed, and others such as St. Martin terribly ravaged, the governments of several of the affected territories are examining the possibility of relaxing their immigration requirements to allow Guyanese construction workers to come with their tools and remain on a […]