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New Representative of Barbados Presents Credentials

  November 21, 2016

New Representative of Barbados Presents Credentials
Photo: OAS

The new Permanent Representative of Barbados to the Organization of American States (OAS), Selwin Hart, today presented his credentials to the Secretary General of the institution, Luis Almagro, at the headquarters of the hemispheric organization in Washington DC.

During the ceremony, Ambassador Hart reaffirmed his country´s commitment to the Organization. “We see the OAS as the premier multilateral organization of the Americas, working to maintain peace and security, protect human rights, promote and consolidate democracy, and advance cooperation for integral development.”

Secretary General Almagro welcomed the Barbadian diplomat and said his experience would be of great value to the Organization. “We are confident that your leadership on environmental and development issues among others will be invaluable in helping to chart a more focused role for the OAS on this and other pillars of the organization,” said Almagro.

Reference: FNE-20701