Vice President Harris’s Special Advisor for the Western Hemisphere, Joseph Salazar, and Deputy Director for the Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA), Office of Caribbean Affairs, Michael Taylor will visit Guyana from March 12-14, 2023.
During their visit, the delegation will meet with government officials, business leaders and non-governmental organizations leading on issues of governance, security and prosperity. Discussions will include topics of mutual interest including food security, energy security, and the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030 (PACC 2030).
In June 2022, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris launched PACC 2030 and since then the United States has been working with Caribbean nations to develop wide-ranging, long-term energy security and climate resilience solutions. Since the Summit of the Americas, Vice President Harris has met with six Caribbean heads of state, including His Excellency President Mohamed Irfaan Ali, building on the United States partnership with Caribbean governments in defense of our shared values, and to improve Caribbean resilience in all aspects – economic, security, and democracy.
FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Launches the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030 (PACC 2030)