Retirement of CARICOM Deputy Secretary General – Eye Witness News
NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Prime Minister and the citizens of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, has expressed its sincere gratitude and appreciation to Ambassador Colin Granderson, former Assistant Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) , for his excellent service as a career diplomat and for the many contributions and sacrifices he has made to regional integration in the Caribbean.
The ministry also thanked Granderson for his 45-year diplomatic tenure, which began in Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Service before he later held positions at the United Nations Mission in Africa and the United Nations. of U.S. states in the Republic of Haiti before becoming the chief foreign policy official. adviser for CARICOM.
In a statement, the ministry said, “He is considered one of the Caribbean’s leading experts in human rights monitoring and peacebuilding/peacekeeping.
“Ambassador Granderson is also well known for his passionate approach to foreign policy issues (health, education and disaster management) and for his leadership and expertise regarding Haiti and the wider Caribbean region.
“His insights and contributions at the regional level will be greatly missed.
“The Foreign Office wishes him the best for his retirement and future plans.”