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United Nations

Sheila Carey presents her letters of credence to the Secretary General of the United Nations 14 September:

UN Headquarters, New York: H.E. Ms. Sheila Carey, Permanent Representative of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Nations, presented Credentials to H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. On behalf of The Bahamas Government, the Permanent Representative welcomed the opportunity to strengthen the longstanding relationship of mutual support between The Bahamas and the United Nations, particularly in light of the recent devastation of Hurricane Irma within the region.

Following the presentation, a brief meeting between the Permanent Representative and the Secretary-General took place during which key areas of national priority were discussed.

Geneva

Diplomatic Relations were established between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Montenegro, 6 September. The Joint Communiqués were signed in Geneva at the Permanent Mission of Montenegro, by Her Excellency Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva and His Excellency Mr. Milorad Šćepanović, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva. Following the signing, the two Ambassadors exchanged views on opportunities for future cooperation between The Bahamas and Montenegro.