Month: <span>March 2018</span>

Education key developing innovative solutions to mitigate climate change effects -Minister Greenidge

  • Posted: March 13, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 12, 2018) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Carl Greenidge, who is also performing the duties of President, this evening, said that educating, motivating and encouraging youths can help them to develop innovative solutions, which can mitigate the effects of climate change and global warming, particularly for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) …

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The idea is to have a national group of business-savvy women -says First Lady at Self-Reliance workshop

  • Posted: March 12, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (March 12, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, at the launch of the first Self-Reliance and Success in business workshop for the year, told participants that the workshop’s goal is to see the nation-wide emergence of business-savvy women equipped with the training to transform their homes, communities and the national economy. “The …

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Guyana is ideally placed to become a ‘solar state’ -President Granger tells world leaders at Summit in India

  • Posted: March 12, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 12, 2018) President David Granger said that Guyana’s ‘green’ development thrust is not merely about environmental and economic security, but that it is also about energy security. Speaking at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Summit, which was held yesterday in New Delhi, India the Head of state …

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First Lady, Social Protection Ministry celebrate women’s empowerment progress -commit to keep working at Canadian High Commission’s Women’s Day event

  • Posted: March 11, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 10, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, reflected on the success of her work with young women across Guyana through her workshops, trainings and other initiatives while delivering the feature address at a concert and exposition organised through a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Social Protection and the Canadian …

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First Lady calls for end to gender based violence

  • Posted: March 11, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 10, 2018) A champion for women’s empowerment, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, yesterday, joined the Women and Gender Equality Commission (W&GEC) for a presentation on the preliminary findings on women’s rights under national and international law. The presentation was done in observance of International Women’s Day and was held in the …

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Every woman should be an activist -First Lady on International Women’s Day

  • Posted: March 10, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana — (March 9, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening charged the women of Guyana to become activists for gender parity, education, and the elimination of domestic violence in order to truly transform Guyana. Mrs. Granger made delivered this charge at the Ministry of Social Protection’s ‘I am Woman’ Celebration for International …

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President Granger off to Solar Summit in India

  • Posted: March 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 8, 2018) President David Granger departed Guyana early this morning for New Delhi India to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Conference and Solar Summit, which is scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 2018. He is accompanied by Political Assistant, Mr. William Cox and his Aide-de-Camp, Colonel Paul Arthur. Minister of …

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First Lady receives courtesy call from UNFPA Liaison Officer

  • Posted: March 08, 2018
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Georgetown, Guyana – (March 8, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, received a courtesy call from the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) new Liaison Officer, Mr. Adler Bynoe at her office at State House. Mr. Bynoe was accompanied by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Secretary General, Ms. Patrice LaFleur. The purpose …

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