Speeches / Presentations

Statement by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

Mr. Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary General; CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Michell; colleague Heads; members of the donor community, and Excellencies.   The convening of the United Nations Pledging Conference: Building a More Climate-Resilient Community is yet another historic moment for the Caribbean countries…...

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India stands in solidarity with countries affected…

Statement by Ambassador Syed Akbarudddin Permanent Representative at CARICOM Highh Level Pledging Conference Mr.  President, Today’s Pledging Conference is timely. We appreciate the efforts of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the UNDP in convening this important event to mobilize further international support for countries in the region devastated by the…...

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Remarks by UN Secretary General to High-level Conference For Reconstruction And Resilience Of CARICOM Countries Affected By Hurricanes Irma And Maria

Good morning, your Excellencies, distinguished guests. Welcome to this High-Level Conference to mobilize support for reconstruction and resilience of countries and territories affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. I commend Caribbean Governments for their efforts in responding to these storms, for helping those affected, for demonstrating great regional solidarity, and…...

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Remarks by Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Ursula Mueller

Madam Chair, Secretary-General, Honorable Prime Ministers, Ladies and gentlemen, The impact of disasters has already been profound in countries with high-levels of exposure and vulnerability to climate change and this has especially been the case in Small Island [Development] States. I am the Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator of the United…...

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Remarks by Dr. Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Address by Dr. Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica On the occasion of High-Level Conference for the Reconstruction and resilience of CARICOM Countries Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria   SALUTATION: United Nations Secretary General President of the General Assembly Colleague Prime Ministers Excellences Ladies and…...

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