During today’s House Meeting, Prime Minister John Briceno introducded a motion to support Taiwan’s participation in international organizations. This year marks thirty-three years that Belize and Taiwan established diplomatic ties, which has seen continuous support in sectors such as public health, infrastructure and agriculture. During the presentation of the motion PM Briceno highlighted that Taiwan’s unwavering generosity has made them an asset to the global community.
Most notably for Belize, is the bilateral ties the countries have through education. Taiwan and Belize share a partnership spanning some twenty-seven years. Commenting on the motion today was the Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca, who highlighted that this is paramount for the development and expansion of the nation.
The motion seeks to support the inclusion of Taiwan in international organizations on all levels, including the United Nations (UN), International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), the International Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).