Month: <span>September 2016</span>

100 institutions connected to eGovernment network country wide

  • Posted: September 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2016) The eGovernment Agency has completed the first phase of the Improving Digital Equity, Access and Learning (IDEAL) Programme, which has provided for 100 institutions to be connected to the eGovernment network along the Coast and Chief Executive Officer of the eGovernment Agency, Mr. Floyd Levi said that the Agency …

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Situation Analysis on women and children report completed

  • Posted: September 28, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 28, 2016) Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Volda Lawrence, was today, joined by First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger at a ceremony hosted by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the official handing over of the Situation Analysis of Women and Children Report (SitAn), which was a collaborative effort between the Ministry …

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Over 70 youths participated in sixth Youth Leadership Training Programme

  • Posted: September 27, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2016) The Office of the Presidential Advisor on Youth Empowerment in collaboration with the Department of Youth, Sports and Culture, Ministry of Education, hosted its sixth Youth Leadership Training Programme over the past two weekends at the Madewini Training Centre. A total of 76 youths from Barima-Waini (Region One), Pomeroon-Supenaam …

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SASOD meets with Minister of Social Cohesion to discuss possible areas of collaboration

  • Posted: September 26, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 26, 2016) Minister of Social Cohesion, Ms. Amna Ally, on Friday, met with the Director of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) Mr. Joel Simpson and Social Change Coordinator, Mr. Jairo Rodrigues, to discuss possible areas of collaboration between SASOD and the department of Social Cohesion. Among the items on …

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Secretary-General’s assessment on border controversy coming in November

  • Posted: September 25, 2016
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New York, United States – (September 24, 2016) Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, today declared “I have to make a assessment by November” on the way forward with regard to the Venezuela border controversy with Guyana.  The Secretary-General made these comments during a meeting with President David Granger at the United Nations’ …

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President extends condolences on death of former Forestry Minister, Mr. Fitz Carmichael

  • Posted: September 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 24, 2016) President David Granger extends heartfelt sympathy to Mr. Kenwyn Carmichael and the other relatives of the late Mr. Fitz Uriel Alexander Carmichael, who passed away on Friday, September 23.Mr. Fitz Carmichael was an educator and first Regional Minister of Barima-Waini (Region One). He later served as Minister of Forestry.

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President co-chairs special meeting between CARICOM Heads and UN Secretary-General

  • Posted: September 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 23, 2016) President David Granger, today, co-chaired a special meeting in New York, which was convened at the request of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon with the aim of engaging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of States on issues affecting countries in the Region and to bid farewell to them …

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President Granger engages Guyanese diaspora in New York – promotes investment opportunities in the pursuit of a ‘green’ agenda

  • Posted: September 24, 2016
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Georgetown, Guyana – (September 23, 2016) President David Granger, earlier today, met with members of the Guyanese diaspora at the Guyana Mission in New York, where he engaged them on the Government’s push for a ‘green’ economy. The President also used the occasion to promote investment opportunities in the ‘green’ sector, which he says will …

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Remarks by H.E. Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, during a visit to the Santa Fe Mega Farm, North Rupununi on 7th July, 2016

  • Posted: September 23, 2016
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President David Granger: Prime Minister’s Office; other dignitaries; my friend Colin, President of the Chamber of Commerce; President of… (How many Presidents we have here?) Regional Chairman of NARI and of CARDI; Regional Chairman, Brian Allicock; once you are in North Rupununi you throw a stone in the air and it will land on an …

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