Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at Reception in honor of International Day for Persons with Disabilities

I applaud the advocacy and action of those who have worked in the interest of people with disabilities, and I’m hopeful that this advocacy leads to real improvements with respect to access to education, access to employment, access to buildings, access to the electoral system, and generally, more meaningful participation of people with disabilities in ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at Inaugural Youth With Disabilities Conference

When people with disabilities are afforded equal access to exercise their rights and realize their aspirations, ALL of society benefits from their potential, talent, and productivity. Access for people with disabilities improves access for all and most importantly, benefits all. Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Lynch at International Youth Day Virtual Webinar

As we work on this transformation, we need to provide the opportunity and space for youth to articulate what challenges they face, then devise and implement solutions to those challenges.  We have to encourage youth, and also provide you a space to lead.   Read More»

Ambassador Lynch delivers remarks at Launch of Guyana Cancer Society

As we work together to battle cancer, we can empower women in the process. Breast cancer accounts for 22% of the cancer cases in Guyana while cervical cancer accounts for another 16%. The good news is that screening for these types of cancer is not a difficult process. The US Embassy has participated in many ... Read More»

USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean’s Regional Representative Clinton White Visits Guyana

To emphasize the U.S. Government’s focus on regional and government partnerships, climate change, public financial management, and private sector-led growth, USAID Regional Representative Clinton White is in Guyana to meet with government officials, CARICOM representatives, leaders in the business community, youth representatives and members of civil society organizations. This will be Mr. White’s first meeting ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Remarks at CIOG Orphan and Vulnerable Children Fun Day

Remarks as prepared Ambassador Sarah Ann Lynch Central Islamic Organization of Guyana Orphan and Vulnerable Children Fun Day November 23, 2019, 10:00 AM Muslim Youth Organization Good morning everyone! Thank you for having me here today. I won’t be long, because I know you have a lot of fun activities to get to, but I ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Visits Lethem for Meetings with Region Nine Leaders

Georgetown – In line with the U.S. Embassy commitment to help build capacity in remote areas and strengthen border security, Ambassador Lynch made a trip to Region Nine and met with the Regional Chairman, the Regional Police, a local school, and made a short visit to the Brazil side of the border to meet with ... Read More»

Ambassador Holloway Launches USAID Local Capacity for Local Solutions Projects

It is my pleasure to represent the United States Government at today’s launch of the “Local Capacity for Local Solutions” Project. This U.S. Embassy-supported US$8 million dollar initiative represents an ongoing partnership with Guyana and the nine other countries of the Eastern and Southern Caribbean region. It also demonstrates our collective commitment to promote more ... Read More»

Ambassador Holloway Addresses Civil Society Leadership Workshop

This project is the local version of PEPFAR’s Local Capacity Initiative. Established in Guyana in 2015, this initiative aims to strengthen the sustainability of national HIV and AIDS responses, through increased advocacy by local Civil Society Organizations. The project directly supports 38 Guyanese Civil Society Organizations that advocate for key and vulnerable populations. Read More»
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