Monday, July 15, 2024

Minister Eamon Courtenay Attends Extraordinary Meeting between Ministers of Foreign Affairs of SICA and UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Share

Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration, attended the Extraordinary Meeting between Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Central American Integration System (SICA) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, H.E. Filippo Grandi.
Minister Courtenay highlighted that the COVID-19 pandemic presents new and exacerbated challenges for refugees and the national systems that protect them. He called for urgent, resource-driven humanitarian and development cooperation to strengthen the region’s response.
The Minister specifically reported on Belize’s related priorities, challenges, and continued performance to advance its obligations to prevailing international humanitarian and refugee accords.

Read more

 

Please help support Local Journalism in Belize

For the first time in the history of the island's community newspaper, The San Pedro Sun is appealing to their thousands of readers to help support the paper during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1991 we have tirelessly provided vital local and national news. Now, more than ever, our community depends on us for trustworthy reporting, but our hard work comes with a cost. We need your support to keep delivering the news you rely on each and every day. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Please support us by making a contribution.

Local News