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Organization of American States

Foreign Minister Courtenay Speaks at 51st Regular Session of the OAS

Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, participated in the 51st Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS). The General Assembly is being held virtually under the theme “Towards Renewal in the Americas”.

Belize’s Ambassador to the US and Permanent Representative to the OAS Presents Credentials

His Excellency Lynn Young, the new Ambassador of Belize to the United States of America, presented his letters of credence to U.S. President Joseph Biden on July 7, 2021.

Meeting of the Re-activated Belize/Guatemala Joint Commission

The Belize/Guatemala Joint Commission met on May 18th, 2021 at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City. The encounter emanates from a directive by the foreign ministers of both countries at their meeting in March 2021 at the Organization of American States (OAS) Office in the Adjacency Zone to reactivate the work of the Belize/Guatemala Joint Commission.

Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala Meet at Office of the Organization of American States in the Adjacency Zone

Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration of Belize, and H.E. Pedro Brolo Vila, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guatemala, met on March 4, 2021 at the Office of the Organization of American States (OAS) in the Adjacency Zone. It was the first meeting between the two foreign ministers since they assumed their respective posts.

Ambassador Nestor Mendez Assumes Second Term as Assistant Secretary General of the OAS

On July 17th, during a virtual meeting of the Permanent Council, Ambassador Nestor Mendez assumed his second term in office as the Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the period 2020-2025. Ambassador Mendez was reelected by acclamation at the Organization's 54th Special General Assembly on March 20, 2020.

Trust for the Americas Official Launch of the Ad-hoc Multistakeholder Open Government Steering Committee

As part of the second phase of an Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS), announces the official formation of an Ad-hoc Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee: The Belize Open Gov SC. This Open Government project, through funding support from the US Embassy Belmopan, is working to strengthen the creation of networks and fostering multi-stakeholder collaboration, supporting a longterm process to spur innovation, improving local government services, and activating international support mechanisms for enabling Belize to join the Open Government global movement.

Ambassador Nestor Mendez Re-elected as Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States

The Office of the Prime Minister of Belize is pleased to announce that H.E. Nestor Mendez, former Ambassador of Belize to the United States, was today re-elected as the Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the period 2020-2025.

Belize Develops Cyber Security Strategy

A Cyber Security Workshop organized by the Ministry of National Security in collaboration with the Public Utilities Commission, the United Kingdom-based Global Partners Digital, and the Organization of American States is being held in Belize from July 4 – 5, 2019.