THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

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Headquarters

Sir Burton Hall, a Bahamian and judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield exchanging gifts at courtesy call.  Thursday 27 July

Washington D C

27 July, 2017

Farewell reception for His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Office of the Chief of Protocol of the U.S. State Department hosted a farewell reception for His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, and his wife Mrs. Francoise Torchon Newry on Thursday afternoon, July 27, 2017 in The James Monroe Room of the State Department, 2201 C Street, N.W. Dr. Newry, whose tenure as Bahamas Ambassador to the U.S. officially ends on July 31, is pictured speaking at the reception.

From left to right: Mr. Brad Freden, Director of the Office of Caribbean Affairs, Bureau of Western Hemisphere, U.S. State Department; Mrs. Newry; Dr. Newry; and Ms. Gladys Boluda, Assistant Chief of Protocol, Office of the Chief of Protocol, U.S. State Department.

United Nations

Secretaries General of the United Nations and CARICOM address the High Level Session of the Ninth UN-CARICOM General Meeting. On the podium from left: CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque; UN Secretary-General, António Guterres; UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Tayé-Brook Zerihoun. 24 July.

Chargé, Ms Francis, and Ms Nickeva Eve-Benjamin on secondment to CARICOM Secretariat who were present for the Caricom/UN High Level Meeting on 24 July.

20 July, 2017

CARICOM UN General Meeting: Strengthening Cooperation, New York

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Tishka Francis, attended the High Level Session of the Ninth UN-CARICOM General Meeting, at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The two day Meeting began on 20 July 2017, and addressed matters pertaining to the strengthening of cooperation between CARICOM and the UN System, particularly around issues including climate change, security, human development, health and education.

Washington D C

  • Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

    Bahamian s graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

  • Bahamian s graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

Washington DC — Royal Bahamas Defence Force Lieutenant Commanders Sonia Miller and Kenneth Forbes and Security Attaché at the Embassy in Washington DC, John Delancey, were among the Caribbean participants who graduated on Friday, 28th July, 2017 from the Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) at the William J Perry Defence Centre for Hemispheric Studies at the National Defence University in Washington D C.lliam J Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University in Washington DC. The participants completed 4 weeks of distance learning and 2 weeks of residency for the Course Washington DC 17 – 28 July, 2017.liam J Perry Centre for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University in Washington DC. The participants completed 4 weeks of distance learning and 2 weeks of residency for the Course Washington DC 17 – 28 July, 2017.