Tuesday, October 2, 2018

PM Calls on UN to Intensify Commitment to Addressing Climate Change

PM Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis, 
By Lindsay Thompson
Bahamas Information Services

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis in his National Statement to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, on Friday, called on the UN to intensify its commitment to addressing Climate Change, which is posing a real threat to Small Island Developing States such as The Bahamas.

Fresh from his delivery of the statement, and upon arrival home in Nassau on Saturday, he addressed a press conference at LPIA during which his remarks reflected the same concern put forward at the UN.

Prime Minister Minnis said to the United Nations, September 28, 2018 that The Bahamas is, in fact, faced with three ‘hurricanes’ namely: “Climate Change, OECD Blacklisting, and Migration” all of which place burdens on the nation.  Read more >>