UN Secretary General Visits Dominica

UN Secretary General Visits Dominica

Media Release Courtesy Office of the Prime Minister Dominica

Monday, October 9, 2017 — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Dominica on Sunday, October 8, 2017. He was met and welcomed by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Foreign Minister Francine Baron. Both met briefly at the Canefield Airport VIP Lounge before heading off via helicopter to the Kalinago Territory. 

Following the visit to the Kalinago Territory, the delegation met at the Office of the Prime Minister in Roseau. President Charles Savarin also attended the meeting in the Prime Minister's Office.

Following the meeting in the Prime Minister's Office, the UN Secretary-General had an audience with the Cabinet of Ministers of Dominica. Also in attendance was the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Mr. Irwin LaRocque.

Following the meeting in the Cabinet Room, the Prime Minister and the Secretary-General held a joint Press Briefing.

See photos from the visit below

Arrival of UN Secretary-General to Dominica
UN Secretary-General António Guterres greets  Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit as he disembarks aircraft.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres greets  Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit as he disembarks aircraft.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit hold preliminary discussions.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit hold preliminary discussions.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit prepare for departure to the Kalinago Territory.
Preparations for departure to the Kalinago Territory.
Helicopter arrives at the Kalinago Territory.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica visit the Kalinago Territory.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica greet residents of the Kalinago Territory.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica visit the Kalinago Territory.
Visit to the Kalinago Territory.
Preparation of relief packages in the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
Preparation of relief packages in the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
Distribution of relief items in the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica meet with children at the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica meet with children at the Kalinago Territory, Dominica.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres meets with Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and President Charles Savarin.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres meets with Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and President Charles Savarin.
UN Secretary-General meets with the Dominica Parliament.
UN Secretary-General meets with the Dominica Parliament.
UN Secretary-General meets with the Dominica Parliament.
UN Secretary-General meets with the Dominica Parliament.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica hold a joint press briefing.
UN Secretary-General and Prime Minister of Dominica hold a joint press briefing.