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PM Holness Encourages Diaspora to be Good Messengers; Ignore False Notions


Prime Minister Andrew Holness is sending a strong message, assuring the Jamaican Diaspora that there is no trade-off between the environment and the economy. The Prime Minister said Jamaica is a country of laws and due process, particularly regarding the environment. According to Prime Minister Holness, there are false notions being spread in the Diaspora […]

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Policy Statement – Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP at the General Debate – 74Th Session of the United Nations General Assembly New York, 27th September 2019


Policy Statement – Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP at the General Debate – 74Th Session of the United Nations General Assembly New York, 27th September 2019

Theme: “Galvanising multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion”   Mr. President, I extend heartiest congratulations on your election as President of this 74th Session of the General Assembly and assure you of Jamaica’s full support in the work ahead. I must also convey our deepest appreciation to Her Excellency Maria […]

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Report delivered by the Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP on behalf of the Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing Track


Report delivered by the Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP  on behalf of the Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing Track

Secretary General: In attention to our mandate to lead a process of climate finance mobilization; we carefully identified and discussed each of the challenges preventing financing from reaching the most vulnerable and embarked on a thorough process of assessment of existing and new initiatives.  I am therefore pleased to report a few of our main […]

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Statement by the Prime The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister ON, MP at the High Level Panel on Sustainable Ocean Economy


Statement by the Prime The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister ON, MP at the High Level Panel on Sustainable Ocean Economy

Colleague Heads of State and Government, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I wish to start by thanking Prime Minister Solberg for her leadership on matters of The Blue Economy, Ocean Health, and Climate Change. This has manifested in the work of the High Level Panel which is making great strides in delivering on its mandate to […]

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Statement by the Prime The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister ON, MP at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019


Statement by the Prime The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister ON, MP at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

Colleagues, the global financing system requires an immediate transformation. It must be science-based; technically appropriate; transparent and supported by accurate and inclusive tracking methodologies. Let us look at some of these system fixes: The PACTA Risk scenario analysis tools already applied by over 600 financial institutions worldwide, could be adopted by private investors to align […]

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