Day: <span>December 9, 2015</span>
Global Green Initiative

Guyana signs US$300,000 grant with Green Climate Fund (GCF)

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Georgetown, Guyana –(December 9, 2015) Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, today, signed a US$300,000 grant with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on the side lines of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), which is currently being held in Paris, France. Minister Trotman and …

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President gifts ‘Zamzam’ Water to Muslim community

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) President David Granger distributed several bottles of ‘Zamzam’ water, which was sourced from a well in Saudi Arabia, to various Muslim organisations during a meeting today at Ministry of the Presidency. The President handed over the bottles of the water to representatives of the United Sadr Islamic Anjuman, the …

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Guyana Goldfields/Aurora Gold Project donates boat to President’s ‘three Bs’ programme

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally, today received another boat to ferry children to school in Moraikobai, Mahaicony River, Region Five. Minister Ally received the boat on behalf of the Government and the President of Guyana, at a simple presentation ceremony held at the Guyana Goldfields Incorporated/Aurora Gold Project …

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Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards nominated to act as Chief Justice – Consultation conducted in accordance with Constitution

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 9, 2015) President David Granger, as is Constitutionally required, this morning, met with the Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo to consult on the Government’s nominee for the role of acting Chief Justice when, Justice Ian Chang proceeds on pre-retirement leave on December 15. Government has nominated Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards for …

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Minister Trotman ‘encouraged’ by advances in Guyana- Norway negotiations – advocated for Paris agreement to protect vulnerable, low-lying states

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 8, 2015) Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, said while he is “encouraged” by the progress Guyana has made with the Norwegian Government at the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), it is imperative that the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference …

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Guyana, CARICOM sign €6 million project with Italy to combat climate change effects

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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 8, 2015) Guyana’s Minister of Governance, with responsibility for Natural Resources and the Environment, Raphael Trotman, along with other ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Francesco La Camera, Director General of the Ministry of Environment of Italy, today signed a €6 million project to assist Guyana and other CARICOM Member …

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