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Foreign affairs minister heads to CARICOM-Japan Ministerial Meeting

Published:Tuesday | November 11, 2014 | 11:13 AM

Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator A.J. Nicholson is to lead a delegation to the Fourth CARICOM-Japan Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo, Japan which is being held November 14 and 15.

The Jamaican delegation, which also includes the country's Ambassador to Japan, Ricardo Allicock and Director for Caribbean and the Americas in the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Angella Comfort, is to leave the island for the meeting today.

They’re expected to return on Sunday November 16.

According to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the discussions will focus on Japan-CARICOM Relations and Cooperation in the International Arena on issues such as Security Council Reform, Climate Change and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

The Meeting falls within the context of the commemorative events to mark the CARICOM-Japan Friendship Year, as CARICOM and Japan celebrate their Twentieth Anniversary of relations in 2014.

2014 also marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Jamaica and Japan.


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