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Press Release (Dec 10, 2014) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce that today, December 10, 2014, at the 100th Session of the Council of Ministers of the African, Pacific and Caribbean Group of States (ACP), held at ACP Headquarters in Brussels, Guyana's Ambassador to Belgium and the European Community, His Excellency Dr. Patrick Ignatius Gomes, was selected as the new Secretary-General of the ACP for the period 2015 to 2020.

Ambassador Gomes will take office in March 2015 in the fortieth year of the ACP. It was in Guyana, 39 years ago in 1975, that the ACP was birthed through the Georgetown Accord.

Ambassador Gomes has served as Guyana’s Ambassador to the ACP Group of States and the European Union with effect from February 2005. He is also the Chairman of the Ambassadors’ Working Group on Future Perspectives of the ACP. Read More

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NEWS ITEMS

Press Release (Dec 18, 2014) - On December 18, 2014 H.E. George Talbot, Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations addressed the General Assembly on the United Nations agenda item 15 regarding the resolution on the “Role of the United Nations in promoting a New Global Human Order”.  Read More

Statement by H. E. Mr George Talbot, Permanent representative of Guyana to the United Nations on agenda item 15, The Role of the United Nations in promoting a new global human order. New York, December 18, 2014.  Read Here

Press Release (Dec 17, 2014) - The Government of Guyana welcomes the decision announced today by President Barrack Obama to normalise diplomatic and economic ties with the Republic of Cuba. Read Here

Press Release (Dec 17, 2014) - Message of Condolence from His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of the Republic of Guyana to His Excellency, Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the Peshawar School Terrorist Attack – December 16, 2014. Read Here

Press Release (Dec 8, 2014) - The Government of the Republic of Guyana and the Government of the Republic of Fiji today formally established diplomatic relations with the signing of a Communiqué in New York by Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador George Talbot, and the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson. Read More

Press Release (Dec 8, 2014) - His Excellency President Donald Ramotar attended the Fifth Summit between CARICOM and Cuba held in Havana, Cuba on December 8, 2014. Read Here

Press Release (Nov 28, 2014) - The Government of Guyana has taken a decision to accept the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol which was adopted by States Parties to the Protocol on December 8, 2012. Read Here

Press Release (Nov 14, 2014) - Minister of Foreign Affairs the Honourable Carolyn Rodrigues -Birkett met with her counterpart H.E. Mr Fumio Kishida, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan. Read Here


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The Government of Guyana joins with the rest of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in celebrating CARICOM-Japan Friendship Year 2014.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
254 South Road &
Shiv Chanderpaul Drive,
Georgetown, Guyana
South America.
Tel : (592)226-1606/8, 225-6467
Fax: 225-9192
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