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Sustainability discussed at COP27 Youth Forum

The Bahamas joined countries from around the globe at the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 27 in Egypt 6 – 18 November. Member countries discussed opportunities to collaborate on actions towards achieving the world’s collective climate goals under the Paris Agreement and the Convention.  This year, as part of the United Nations Forum on Youth, the Sustainability Department of the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, participated in panel discussions between national tourism entities on the challenge of climate mitigation and adaptation. The Ministry’s sustainability initiatives are public/private partnerships undertaken with stakeholders representing local, national and international organizations: ...

Bahamas and Cuban Delegates at the Caribbean Regional Heads of Government Meeting in Preparation for COP27

NASSAU, The Bahamas — A group photo was taken of Bahamas and Cuban delegates at the Caribbean Regional Heads of Government Meeting in Preparation for the United Nations Climate Change Conference of The Parties 27 (COP27), August 16-17, 2022 at Baha Mar Convention Centre.  Pictured are Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis, third right; and Prime Minister of Cuba Manuel Marrero Cruz, fourth left, along with Cuban delegates.  With Prime Minister Davis are Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service Fred Mitchell, second right; and Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Ryan Pinder, right.

At November’s COP27 climate conference: “decisions will have significant ramifications for our people and nations” – Prime Minister Davis

NASSAU, The Bahamas – While addressing the Closing Ceremony of the Caribbean Regional Heads of Government Meeting in Preparation for the United Nations Climate Change Conference of The Parties 27 (COP 27), on August 17, 2022, Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis pointed out that the road to COP27 was “not long”. “We have less than three months before we are gathered in Sharm El-Sheikh, and decisions will be made to advance climate action or maintain the status quo,” Prime Minister Davis said at the event held at Baha Mar Convention Centre.  “These decisions will have significant ramifications for our people and nations.”  Also speaking at the Ceremony was Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change and Environmental Matters, Dr. ...

Prime Minister Davis — Prepared Remarks at the Opening Session of the Regional Heads of Government Meeting to Prepare for COP27

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