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Government of Belize to Attend CANSO 2023 Airspace World Event

The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA), will be participating in Airspace World, a new global event organized by the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO). Hon. Andre Perez, Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, and Kennedy Carrillo, Chief Executive Officer in the ministry, are leading Belize’s delegation to the event, which is being hosted in Geneva, Switzerland, from March 8 to 10, 2023.

Belize and Taiwan sign MOU for San Pedro Hospital

On Wednesday, January 11th, residents of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, saw the historic signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments...

Participate in the naming of the new Conservation Fund and win a trip to Ambergris Caye

Following the historic Blue Bond debt conversion program procured in November 2021, a conservation fund was created for marine conservation. To mark this momentous program, the Ministry of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), invites Belizeans to name the new conservation fund. Participants could win a four-person trip to San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, hotel stay, and a guided tour of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

The Ministry of the Blue Economy sets five-year strategic management plan

The Ministry of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation has introduced its five-year strategic management plan to achieve sustainable economic development for healthy marine environments and a strong economy derived from the wealth within the sea. The ministry counts with the support of an advisory body known as a ‘Cluster,’ providing high-level guidance and direction during the initial stages of establishing a framework and successfully executing a sustainable blue economy for the country.

Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation Collaborates with High Seas Fisheries Unit

Hon. Andre Perez, Minister of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, along with Kennedy Carrillo, CEO in the ministry, and Beverly Wade, policy and planning advisor in the ministry, met with Valerie Lanza, director of the High Seas Fisheries Unit, and Robert Robinson, deputy director of the unit, on June 14, 2021.

Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation Meets with the Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

On April 12, 2021, Hon. Andre Perez, Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, and Kennedy Carrillo, CEO in the Ministry, met with H.E. David K.C. Chien, the newly appointed ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize.

Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation Holds Meetings with U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires and British High Commissioner

On Monday, March 15, 2021, Hon. Andre Perez, Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, held meetings with Mr. Keith Gilges, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the U.S. Embassy Belize, and H.E. Claire Evans, British High Commissioner to Belize, to discuss the Ministry’s vision and contribution to Belize’s economic growth.

Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation Meets with Belize Coast Guard

During the meeting, the BCG discussed its role in securing the space necessary for economic development and the safety of actors and stakeholders in Belize’s maritime areas. Also highlighted was the mandate of the BCG to safeguard maritime resources which are central to the blue economy and livelihoods.