The Permanent Mission of Belize to the United Nations assumed the Chairmanship of the SICA Group in New York in a handover meeting held today, 9 January 2023, by the outgoing Chair, the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations.
H.E. Mr. Carlos Fuller, Permanent Representative of Belize to the United Nations provided an overview of Belize’s priorities during its Presidency Pro-Tempore, focusing on issues of common interest to the region, including food security, climate change, migration, and the strengthening of SICA-CARICOM relations.
Present at the handing over meeting were Permanent Representatives from the other SICA Member States, who expressed their congratulations and support to Belize during its Presidency. Belize holds the SICA Presidency Pro-Tempore from January to June 2023.