As you are aware, cases of Ebola Virus Disease have been reported in four West African countries. According to the World Health Organization, this outbreak is by far the largest in the forty year history of the disease.  pdf Read full speech (69 KB)

As a small island developing state, classified as middle income and therefore denied access to concessional financing, vulnerable also to the adverse impact of global climate change, Barbados is committed to doing its fair share to ensure that the world is on a temperature increase pathway that is reduced to 1.5 degrees Celsius. pdf Read full speech (170 KB)

It is with great pleasure that I convey to you the greetings of the people and Government of Barbados, and in particular the best wishes of the Right Honourable Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados  pdf Read full speech (151 KB)

It is indeed a distinct privilege to congratulate His Excellency, Sam Kutesa on behalf of the Government and people of Barbados on his election as President of this 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. It is appropriate that I commend, also, your predecessor H.E. Mr. John Ashe for the aplomb with which he guided the deliberations of the General Assembly in the 68th Session. pdf Read full speech (3.50 MB)