Caribbean Scientists Honoured at the AMS

Dr Kerick Leslie, Dr Ulric “Neville” Trotz and Dr Leonard Nurse were honoured during the Caribbean Night reception hosted by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) being … Read More

Belize assumes Chairmanship of SICA Group in New York

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 … Read More

Prime Minister Briceño’s Address at the 31st UNGASS

Prime Minister Briceño Addresses the 31st Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly Read More

Statement on the occasion of the final AOSIS Plenary under the Leadership of the Maldives 21 December 2018

Thank you As we prepare for the festivities ushering in the New Year, it is a fitting occasion to celebrate the accomplishments that AOSIS has achieved under the leadership of the Maldives. We saw the launch of the S.A.M.O.A. Pathway … Read More

Address by The Rt. Hon. Dean O. Barrow at the opening of the Caribbean Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Mid Term Review of the Samoa Pathway Held at Mahogany Bay Hotel, San Pedro, Belize 6th – 9th August 2018

A call to mobilize Minister Figueroa Secretary General Under Secretary General Excellencies Distinguished Delegates, Only half a mile offshore from where you sit, the Belize Barrier Reef extends North and South along Belize’s coastline. It is the biggest barrier reef … Read More

Forest Department Launches Campaign to Plant 10,000 Trees in Municipalities Countrywide

Belmopan- 21st March 2018.   The Forest Department joined other partners locally and around the globe in celebrating International Day of Forests on March 21st, 2018. In commemoration of this day and this year’s theme, “Forests and Sustainable Cities”, the Forest … Read More


GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration, Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation. JOINT PRESS RELEASE Phasing Out of Single-use Plastic Bags and Styrofoam … Read More


On 12 December 2016, the Government of Belize deposited its instrument of accession to the United Nations Convention against Corruption with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who serves as depositary of the Convention. The Convention will enter into force … Read More

Minister Elrington’s Statement to the General Debate of the Seventy First Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Mr. President, Allow me at the outset to congratulate you on your election as President of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly and to assure you of Belize’s fullest support. Thirty-five years ago this week Belize became a UN … Read More

Belize’s First Consul General for New York

The Permanent Mission of Belize to the United Nations is pleased to announce the arrival of Belize’s First Consul General for New York, Mr. Herman Longsworth, and the opening of the Consulate General of Belize to New York. All consular matters … Read More

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