Sunday, June 23, 2024

United Nations General Assembly

Belize Elected to Economic and Social Council

The United Nations General Assembly met on June 7th, 2021 to elect new members of the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) by secret ballot. Belize won, by a wide margin, one of the three seats assigned to the Latin America and Caribbean region on the council for the term 2022 to 2024.

Belize is one of the First Countries to Support New Global Alliance “30by30”

The 30by30 initiative is a call to action for at least a 30% target of the global ocean to be under protected status as marine protected areas by the year 2030. This call was first made by the Government of the United Kingdom at the United Nations General Assembly last year, at which Belize was represented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honourable Wilfred Elrington.

Statement by Foreign Minister at the 71st UNGA

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington delivers speech at the seventy-first session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Territorial Dispute heading to the ICJ?

On October 2nd Belize Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington announced that an agreement has been signed to take the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute to...

Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow hosts the First Ladies Global Call to Action Conference on Women and Girls’ Financial Health At the United Nations

For Immediate Release September 25th, 2014 Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, the Special Envoy for Women and Children and Spouse of the Prime Minister of Belize, hosted...

Launch of ICCPR National Report Consultations

Belmopan Wednesday, February 12, 2014 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the formal launch of national consultations on the International Covenant on Civil...