Letter: Keep parliamentary committees working

Dear Sir:

The recent report by the Auditor General’s Department on “Jamaica’s Preparedness for Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)” had an interesting finding involving the internal and external parliamentary committee.

According to the report, “In April, PIOJ requested the opportunity to solicit the views of the Internal and External Affairs Committee within the Houses of Parliament as part of Jamaica’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) process, as well as outline for consideration the approach to be taken with respect to matters relating to the SDGs.”

Bear in mind, the VNRs seek to strengthen policies and institutions of governments and to mobilize multi-stakeholder support and partnerships for the implementation of the Sustainable…

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