Saturday 22 September, 2018

Prime Minister attends Summit of the Americas and CHOGM

Heads of State and Government of the Western Hemisphere are currently meeting at the Eighth Summit of the Americas being held on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru.

Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet is presently in attendance at the Summit which will address the central theme of “Democratic Governance against Corruption.” The Summit also offers the opportunity for the leaders to jointly define a hemispheric agenda at the highest level that addresses urgent challenges and promotes positive change. Leaders also discuss common policy issues, affirm shared values and commit to concerted actions at the national and regional levels.

Following the Summit of the Americas Prime Minister Chastanet will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London from April 16th -20th 2018. Young people are expected to be at the heart of CHOGM 2018 being held under the theme ‘Towards a Common Future’.

The Commonwealth is a diverse community of 53 nations that work together to promote prosperity, democracy and peace.