LONDON, September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Hon. Marc Brantley, St Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, participated in several high-level diplomatic meetings within the framework of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), currently underway in new York, United States. Minister Brantley led the delegation on behalf of Saint Kitts and Nevis and tweeted that he was “honored” to represent his nation, followed by the hashtag “Diplomacy Matters”.
The UNGA is the main decision-making body of the organization. It remains the only place on Earth where all the nations of the world can come together, discuss common problems and find common solutions that benefit all mankind. This year’s session is based on “Building resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, to rebuild sustainably, to meet the needs of the planet, to respect the rights of people and to revitalize the United Nations”.
“This year’s General Assembly is crucial for the world, but especially for our region as we tackle COVID-19 and the current threat and, of course, existential threats to our survival, such as climate change” , did he declare. “As part of what I’m doing here, I have a number of bilateral commitments, engaging with Egypt, Azerbaijan, making various arrangements. We had an engagement with United States through the Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Ruth Sherman, with all of CARICOM, and we will continue to engage. “
As a result of these diplomatic engagements, Minister Brantley established formal diplomatic relations between the Federation and the Arab Republic of Egypt. Likewise, during a meeting with his counterpart from AzerbaijanMinister Brantley also spoke of the deepening of relations between the two countries.
Over the past five years, the island nation has formalized diplomatic relations with 41 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. This means that everything Saint Kitts and Nevis citizens, including those who obtained their citizenship through the Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI), may enjoy traveling and doing business abroad in places where “Saint Kitts and Nevis is known, respected and continues to be a responsible member of the international community, said Minister Brantley.
Saint Kitts and Nevis has the world’s first and oldest CBI program which provides carefully vetted foreign investors and their families a second citizenship in return for an investment in the country’s economy. The program was rated the best in the world by the CBI Index, which praised the country for its quick application process of three months or less, its strict due diligence and, most importantly, its growing offer of global mobility.
SOURCE CS Global Partners