Day: <span>October 18, 2018</span>

First Lady, Canadian envoy, GWLA representatives discuss women’s empowerment

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, in two separate meetings, met with Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Ms. Lilian Chatterjee, and a team from the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) to exchange ideas on how to create, and advance, projects that empower women and girls across Guyana. The …

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‘The Caribbean region must work together to promote sustainable land management’ -Minister Harmon at PILSM 3

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, said it is imperative that every Caribbean state come together to work to overcome challenges and pilot solutions to address sustainable land management as it is one of the most important resources needed for the continuation of humanity and development. Minister Harmon …

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President Granger has responsibility for oil and gas sector -Minister Harmon says Demerara Waves article mischievous

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, reiterated that responsibility for the oil and gas sector rests solely with President David Granger, even though he is answerable to the National Assembly for the Ministry of the Presidency and its departments, which includes the Department of Energy. Minister Harmon was …

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OCC opens first NAP Workshop

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Georgetown, Guyana — (October 18, 2018) The Office of Climate Change (OCC), today opened its first National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Workshop, which is the first step in the consultancy for the formulation of a national plan to reduce Guyana’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change. The workshop will also facilitate the integration of climate …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the National Assembly – October 18, 2018

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The future is bright It is my honour, in the exercise of my privilege enshrined in the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, as stated by the Speaker, to address you today as I have done at the commencement of every new session of the National Assembly. The Constitution, at Article 67 (1), states: …

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Address of His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, to the National Assembly October 18, 2018

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The future is brightIt is my honour, in the exercise of my privilege enshrined in the Constitution of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, as stated by the Speaker, to address you today as I have done at the commencement of every new session of the National Assembly. The Constitution, at Article 67 (1), states: The …

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Local Government Elections can transform Guyana – President Granger says at Linden community meeting

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 18, 2018) President David Granger, yesterday, told residents of Linden, Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten) that Local Government Elections (LGE) should be used as a tool to transform Guyana. “Use the Local Government Elections to transform Guyana… not to remain stagnant but to change things, provide better services for the children and …

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CDC hosts consultation on draft Disaster Risk Management Bill

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Georgetown, Guyana – (October 17, 2018) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) which is a beneficiary of financing from the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) and Services for the Implementation of External Aid 2018 (SIEA) Framework, today, hosted a Disaster Risk Management Legislation Meeting with stakeholders and international consultants. The meeting, which was held at the …

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Estonia e-government team briefs Cabinet on digital governance roadmap

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Georgetown, Guyana — (October 17, 2018) Chairman of the Management Board of the e-Governance Academy (eGA) of Estonia, Dr. Arvo Ott, accompanied by Ms. Marit Lani and Mr. Tõnis Mäe, presented a draft report on the project, Digital Governance Roadmap for the Government of Guyana, during yesterday’s Cabinet meeting. The draft roadmap outlines an implementation …

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