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President Ali’s message on World Food Day 2021

  • Posted: October 16, 2021
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Today, the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is pleased to join with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the rest of the international community in observing World Food Day.  World Food Day 2021 is being observed under the theme: Our actions are our future – Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life. …

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President Ali’s address at the inaugural Caribbean Agtech Investment Summit 2021 (CATIS2021)

  • Posted: October 05, 2021
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Your Excellencies Heads of Delegations Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen I am exceedingly pleased to have been afforded the opportunity to deliver the keynote address at today’s launch of The Inaugural Caribbean AgTech Investment Summit 2021 (CATIS 2021). This platform is extremely useful for highlighting the Region’s efforts in promoting the transformation of food production and …

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Keynote Address of President Ali at the Opening Ceremony of the Sixteenth Caribbean Week of Agriculture, 2021

  • Posted: October 04, 2021
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Chairperson, Your Excellency Dr Carla Barnett, Secretary-General of the CARICOM Secretariat, Heads of Organisations, Heads of Agencies, ladies and gentlemen, especially those fo us in the audience who are farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector, giood morning to all of you. Permit me at the very onset to commend the Secretariat, in association with …

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President Ali’s message on Agriculture Month 2021

  • Posted: October 01, 2021
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Agriculture is on a transformative trajectory The designation of October as Agriculture Month is in recognition of the importance of the sector’s contributions to the country’s economy, and its critical role in guaranteeing food security and supporting sustainable livelihoods. Agriculture has long been a mainstay of Guyana’s economy. In 2020, the value of agricultural output …

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President Ali’s message to the White House’s Global COVID-19 Summit

  • Posted: September 22, 2021
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I welcome the White House’s Global COVID-19 Summit and support its draft targets.  In response to the pandemic, Guyana designated the safety of our people as paramount even as it instituted policies to prevent the collapse of the economy. As it awaited the development of and access to a vaccine, my Government prepared a national …

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President Irfaan Ali’s statement at the High-Level Meeting to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

  • Posted: September 22, 2021
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Madame Chair I am pleased to participate in today’s commemoration under the important theme of “Reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African descent”. The Durban Declaration and Programme of Action is a comprehensive, action-oriented document that proposed concrete measures to combat racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and emphasized that equality and …

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President Ali’s statement to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

  • Posted: September 20, 2021
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Mr. Secretary-General, Please accept my Government’s congratulations on the renewal of your term of office and be assured of Guyana’s continued cooperation and support in the execution of your duties. Guyana welcomes the convening of the SDG Moment in order to explore best practices, lessons and opportunities for a resilient post-COVID recovery and ensuring the …

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VI (Sixth) Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

  • Posted: September 18, 2021
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Address of His Excellency Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana His Excellency, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States Fellow Heads of State and other Heads of Delegation, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank His Excellency Andrés Manuel López Obrador for his leadership of the Community over …

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President Ali’s message on International Day of Democracy 2021

  • Posted: September 15, 2021
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The General Assembly of the United Nations has designated September 15 each year as International Day of Democracy. In proclaiming this ‘Day’, the United Nations affirmed democracy as a universal value, one which is based on the freely expressed will of the people. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana is today pleased to join with the …

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