Guyana’s foreign minister tells UN and G-77 ‘Multilateralism under attack’


Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge

By Ray Chickrie
Caribbean News Now contributor

NEW YORK, USA — In his address to the United Nations and the G-77 at the sideline of the UN General Assembly last week, the foreign minister of Guyana, Carl Greenidge, said that “multilateralism is under attack.” He joined a chorus of world leaders at the UN who have condemned the rise of populism, protectionism, disrespect for international treaties and conventions.

Greenidge said that multilateralism is “under attack in some quarters and there have been recent calls for it to be replaced”. This is why he suggested that the G-77, Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of countries, for example, may become more relevant and urged them to…

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