Photo: (Left to right) Ghislaine Williams, officer at St. Kitts and Nevis Permanent Mission to the UN; H.E. Sam T. Condor, St. Kitts and Nevis’ permanent representative to the UN; the Hon. Mark Brantley, minister of foreign ffairs, St. Kitts and Nevis

 

Foreign Minister Brantley set to deliver speech at UN

From SKNIS

 

Basseterre, St. Kitts: The foreign minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Mark Brantley, is slated to address the UN General Assembly today at between 6:15-7 p.m.

As head of delegation, the foreign minister will echo the sentiments of other Caribbean speakers regarding the devastating effects of climate change, as evidenced in the recent spate of hurricanes that ravaged the Caribbean region.

In addition, his address will focus on youth empowerment, advocacy for concessional development financing and other issues that small island developing states (SIDS) face, as well as international peace and security.

The ministry encourages all citizens to tune into the live feed of the foreign minister’s address to the United Nations at approximately 6:15 p.m. Access the following link: http://webtv.un.org.