Belize Represented at COFCOR Meeting in Guyana

Belize Represented at COFCOR Meeting in Guyana

Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis Fonseca, represented Belize on Sunday at the 19th Special Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) held in Guyana. The meeting gathered Foreign Ministers from across the region for discussions with US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, and Canada’s Minister of International Development, Ahmed Hussein. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica Kamina Johnson-Smith. The foreign ministers discussed various topics such as the progress and opportunities in the U.S – Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis (PACC 2030), and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. They also touched on access to finance, renewable energy, food security, and security cooperation. During the meeting, the Foreign Ministers also received delegations from Ghana and Lesotho who presented their candidatures for the position of Commonwealth Secretary-General. The meeting was held ahead of the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government, which began on Sunday and concludes tomorrow.

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