PRIME MINISTER GASTON BROWNE LEADS ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA’S DELEGATION TO 44TH CARICOM MEETING
Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne is in Nassau in the Bahamas for the 44th Regular Meeting of Caricom Heads of Government, scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Browne says a number of critical issues to the region will be up for discussion, including climate change, climate finance and the current situation in Haiti.
The head of government says other issues on the meeting’s agenda include an update on COVID-19 and other emerging health issues, CSME, agriculture and security issues.
Heads will also engage in a video conference with President of The Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and discuss the Bridgetown Initiative for the reform of the global financial architecture.
Antigua and Barbuda’s delegation also includes Minister for Housing, Lands, Works and Urban Renewal, the Hon. Maria Browne and Ambassador to Caricom, Dr Clarence Henry.
Prime Minister Browne and the Antigua and Barbuda delegation return to Antigua and Barbuda this Thursday.
Ahead of the Caricom heads meeting, Foreign Affairs Minister and Chairman of the Council of Foreign and Community Relations, COFCOR, the Hon. E. P. Chet Greene will chair a meeting of the body, and present a report of their discussions to heads.