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Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque welcomes new Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM HE Lilian Chatterjee CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque welcomes new Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM HE Lilian Chatterjee

Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent Category Five Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

New Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM Her Excellency Lilian Chatterjee made the commitment while presenting her Credentials to CARICOM Secretary-General General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Tuesday.

CARICOM, with the help of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will hold the High-Level Pledging Conference on 21 November at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The objective is to mobilise support and commitment of pledges to help  the devastated countries to build back better and fulfil the vision of being the first climate resilient countries in the world.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 15:34
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