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»

U.S. Embassy hosts Job Preparation Training for Persons with Disabilities

The U.S. Embassy in collaboration with the Guyana Council of Organizations for Persons with Disabilities (GCOPD) facilitated a job preparation training for Persons with Disabilities.  The virtual nine-week training provided participants with the practical knowledge and resources to be proactive in their job search and be successful in acquiring jobs.  Ambassador Lynch said of the training, “we are committed to promoting the role of persons with disabilities in ... Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Delivers Remarks at Launch of Voter Education Campaign for Persons with Disabilities

Most of all, I hope the campaign will empower voters to confront and overcome challenges many take for granted on election day: that all voters will be assured physical access to their assigned place of voting, and that they will be able to vote privately and independently. Read More»

Ambassador Lynch Remarks at National Disability Conference

As important as voting is, voting without civic action is a weak form of democracy. It is your work as advocates for the rights of persons with disabilities that is the real yardstick of a healthy democracy in Guyana. Your commitment to advocacy and voter education gives all of Guyana’s people the opportunity to participate ... Read More»
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