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Guyana committed to sustainable and equitable transformation of its food system—President Ali

  • Posted: September 23, 2021
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New York, USA—(September 23, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon told the United Nations Food Systems Summit (FSS) that Guyana is committed to ensuring that there is sustainable and equitable transformation to its food production system. The President, through a video-recorded message to the Summit, said that Guyana’s transformation efforts are rooted in the …

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President Ali’s address to the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

  • Posted: September 23, 2021
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Mr President, I congratulate you on your election as President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.  Your election is a special honour for the Maldives and for all small-island developing and low-lying coastal States. I wish to record Guyana’s appreciation to the outgoing President Volkan Bozkir who was tasked with navigating the …

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Guyana committed to gaining “reparations for the crime of African enslavement”—President Ali

  • Posted: September 22, 2021
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New York, USA—(September 22, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today reaffirmed Guyana’s commitment to gaining international reparations for the crime of African enslavement and said that those reparations must go beyond an apology. The Guyanese President made the reaffirmation at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme …

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Renewed global effort needed to fight climate change—President Ali

  • Posted: September 22, 2021
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—Calls on ‘big emitters’ to commit to larger cuts in emission at AOSIS Leaders’ Summit New York, USA— (September 22, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today called for a renewed global effort in the fight against climate change to meet the goal of the Paris Agreement. The Head of State also told the Alliance of Small …

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President Ali and OAS Secretary General discuss Venezuela border controversy, electoral reform

  • Posted: September 21, 2021
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New York, USA— (September 21, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali and several members of his Government today held a productive meeting with the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Mr Luis Almagro. A number of matters were highlighted by the Guyanese officials in the meeting held at the Office of the Permanent Mission to Guyana …

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Guyana and Ghana agree to enhance collaboration—President Ali

  • Posted: September 21, 2021
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—VP Jagdeo to lead Guyana’s delegation to West African nation in October New York, USA— (September 21, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali and his Ghanaian counterpart, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today held fruitful discussions and agreed on greater collaborations. High on the agenda is a visit by a Guyanese delegation led by Vice President, the …

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Guyana will strive to achieve Sustainable Development Goals– President Ali

  • Posted: September 20, 2021
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-Implores International community to stay focused on Agenda 2030 targets New York, USA— (September 18, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today reaffirmed Guyana’s commitment to advancing the UNGA’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), noting that his Government would strive through aggressive advocacy to ensure that Agenda 2030 remains the primary guiding framework. The Head of State made this …

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The Church has a role to play in fostering unity and tolerance—President Ali

  • Posted: September 20, 2021
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— Brooklyn pastors pledge support for One Guyana New York, USA (September 20, 2021) – His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali today informed Guyanese pastors from Brooklyn about his Government’s plans to unite all of Guyana under an umbrella of development and harmony. The President told the overseas-based Guyanese about the importance of their role in …

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President Ali to meet with several Heads of Government, Int’l Organisations in New York

  • Posted: September 18, 2021
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Georgetown, Guyana— (September 18, 2021) His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali will be meeting with several Heads of Government and high-level officials from distinguished International Organisations while in New York next week for the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Although the Head of State has addressed the UNGA before, this will be his …

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