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PM Davis addresses UN/BDB Sustainable Development Goals Partnership Forum — engine towards positive national transformation

NASSAU, The Bahamas – During his Official Remarks to the 2022 United Nations / Bahamas Development Bank Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Partnership Forum, on September 5, 2022, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis noted that, when The Bahamas joined other members of the United Nations in signing the ‘Sustainable Development Goals Agenda’ in 2015, the underlying vision was to agree a “shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.” “The SDGs were specific, tangible expressions of what ‘peace and prosperity’ would look like in each signatory country around the world,” Prime Minister Davis said at the inaugural forum, held at SuperClubs Breezes resort, under the theme ‘Transformational Partnerships for a Su...

United Nations FAO Representative calls on the Ministry for Grand Bahama

FAO CALLS ON MINISTRY – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations country representative, Dr. Crispi Moreira paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey on Wednesday, June 29. Shown from left are: DeKea Campbell, Project Officer, Ministry for Grand Bahama; Jeri Kelly-Russell, Agricultural Programme Officer and FAO National Correspondent; Dr. Crispi Moreira, FAO Country Representative; Minister Moxey; Jewel Edwards, Consultant, COLLAB: Partnerships for Change; and Daniel Lamm, Assistant Agricultural Officer.

H.E. Pinnock Elected Vice Chairman At FAO

Nassau, Bahamas:  Ambassador to the United Nations Food Agricultural Organization (FAO) H.E. Winston Pinnock has been elected to serve as the Vice Chairman of the FAO Council in Rome, Italy. His representation makes The Bahamas only the second country in the English speaking Caribbean to hold such a high-level post since FAO’s inception in 1945. This follows H.E. Pinnock’s nomination at the Latin America Regional and Caribbean Countries (LARC) session held in Ecuador in March. The nomination was put to the floor during the 170th session of the FAO Council in Rome this week and was unopposed. H.E. Pinnock said he is committed to using his platform to bring attention to the perilous issue of climate change for The Bahamas and to promote the country’s efforts to enhance food product...