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Belize Was Represented At The “Executive Briefing On The 2030 Agenda For The International Maritime Organization Member States & Other Stakeholders”

Mrs. Amaris Leal, First Secretary at the Belize High Commission, attended the "Executive Briefing on the 2030 Agenda for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member States and Other  Stakeholders" on 11 January 2019 at the IMO Headquarters in London. Among the topics covered in the workshop were how to integrate different stakeholders and develop coherent [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Historic Signing Of Joint Declaration To Support Submission of Guatemala’s Territorial Claim To The International Court of Justice For Final Resolution

On 9 January 2019 the Prime Minister of Belize, the Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, along with former Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Said Musa and other former foreign ministers of Belize, gathered for the historic signing of a joint declaration to support the submission of Guatemala's territorial claim to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Revises Status of Forces Agreement with the United Kingdom

PRESS RELEASE Belize Revises Status of Forces Agreement with the United Kingdom Belmopan. September 19, 2018.    Today, the Government of Belize and the Government of the United Kingdom signed the revised Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and its Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Status of the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom while in Belize. [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cabinet Sets Date for the Referendum on International Court of Justice

PRESS RELEASE Cabinet Sets Date for Referendum on International Court of Justice Belmopan. April 30th, 2018. The Government of Belize announces that Cabinet has set the date for the referendum where Belize will decide whether or not to take the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to Belize’s land and insular territories, and to the maritime [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FCD-Selvana Signing/Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

On November 15th, 2016, Executive Director Rafael Manzanero of Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) – with the endorsement of GOB and supported by the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development –signed an agreement with Dr. Chris Minty of SELVANA Ltd., a UK-based company, to set out the delivery of activity on the Maya [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Annual Commonwealth Fair 2016

On November 12th, 2016, the Belize High Commission participated in the annual Commonwealth Fair that contributes the monies raised by participating member states to the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund (CCLEF). The Fund, from which several Belizean young women have and continue to benefit, exists to sponsor girls of ability through secondary school where, without [...]

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Belizean Wins Commonwealth Youth Leader Award

The 2016 Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year for the Caribbean and Americas is Belizean, Ms. Manuela Lue, director of the Energy for Life programme in Belize, which mentors and tutors under-privileged Belizean youth in handicraft production, connecting them with their culture and enabling them to earn a living. Ms Lue said: “Youth workers do an [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Belizean Wins Commonwealth Youth Leader Award