CARICOM 43rd Regular Heads of Government Meeting
CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett at the opening ceremony of the 43rd regular meeting of CARICOM heads of government, in Suriname, July 3, 2022 stated, "Chair, Heads of Government, we gather here in the immediate aftermath of two broader summits, one hemispheric and the other more global. The results of those discussions, particularly at the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, USA, have the potential to have a positive impact on the social, environmental and economic aspects of our lives."
It is why we have been so forceful in our advocacy for greater access to climate financing to help us adapt to the phenomenon, as well as to respond to loss and damage caused by climatic events.
Senior State Department Leadership Participate in International Partners Ministerial Meeting on Haiti Hosted by the Government of Suriname
On July 12, 2022, Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman
, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols
, and Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Todd Robinson
met virtually with senior Haitian government officials, over 17 international partner countries, and several international organizations during a Ministerial-level international partners meeting hosted by the Government of Suriname to discuss sustainable, inclusive solutions to the challenges faced by Haiti and Haitians.
The ministerial reaffirmed the continued international partner commitment to support Haiti as it confronts grave insecurity, seeks to restore its democratic institutions, and revives the country’s economic development. Since December 2021, international partners have mobilized more than $294 million in new commitments to Haiti.