KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 8, 2021: The People’s National Party has congratulated Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, on her election as President of the 15th Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15).
The PNP says itg is delighted by her appointment as the first Caribbean Leader to serve as President of the Conference. The PNP also congratulated Barbados on becoming the first Caribbean country and the first Small Island Developing State to host a session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
In a statement, The People’s National Party said it "welcomes PM Mottley’s appointment, as she has been a long-time champion for equality in regional and international relations. PM Mottley is already signalling progressive leadership, as during her address to the United Nations General Assembly, she impressed upon Global Leaders the urgency with which our world must address the climate crisis, vaccine equity, economic inequality and more, as Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other vulnerable regions risk being left behind."
PNP President, Mark Golding, MP, also extended his personal commendations to Prime Minister Mottley: “Prime Minister Mottley exhibits a steadfast commitment to a just world and is a fearless advocate for equality for all peoples. Her appointment to this esteemed position is timely, given the disadvantages the region faces in global health, climate, and trade relations. The Caribbean can rely on Mia to bring balance to discussions relating to the distribution of the world’s most critical resources. She can be assured of the support of the People’s National Party, as she takes up this mantle.”
The PNP said it "stands in solidarity with Prime Minister Mia Mottley. We salute her and are delighted that our sister nation will lead the charge in this critical international arena. Congratulations PM Mottley We look forward to harmonious trade relations that are favourable to the peoples of the Caribbean."