By Caribbean News Global
PARIS, France – Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, will pay an official visit to UNESCO on Wednesday, July 19, at 11 a.m., alongside the director-general of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay.
Prime minister Browne’s discussions will focus on:
The protection of the oceans and the environment as a universal cultural asset of humanity;
The promotion of exchanges and partnerships between countries for education, particularly international university students exchanges;
Access as well as the improvement of access to information technologies (in particular the possibility of connection); an essential cultural and educational vector for developing States or with geographical particularities (small sizes, insularity, etc.);
Future projects of establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States delegation as an observer for Antigua and Barbuda to UNESCO.
The visit is organised on the initiative of H.E. Boris Latour, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary, recently appointed as permanent delegate of Antigua and Barbuda to UNESCO in Paris.
During the meeting, other present delegates will be H.E. Colin Murdoch, ambassador of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, as well as Timothée Bauer, deputy permanent delegate for Antigua and Barbuda.