The Bahamas signs on to major Agreements
Hon. Fred Mitchell, Foreign Minister of The Bahamas (c) signs three agreements during the COFCOR Meeting in St. Lucia. COFCOR Chairman and Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Lucia Hon. Alva Baptiste (l) and CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque witnessed the signing
The Bahamas used the occasion of the just-ended 18th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) to sign Instruments of Accession to three agreements.
Bahamian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Fred Mitchell signed on to the:
Agreement Establishing the CARICOM Implementing Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS);
Memorandum of Understanding for the Sharing of Intelligence among Member States of the Caribbean Community; and
Memorandum of Intent between the Government of the United States of America and Member States of the Caribbean Community on Co-operation regarding the development of an Advance Passenger Information System (APIS).
The signing was witnessed by St. Lucia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chair of COFCOR Hon. Alva Baptiste, and Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque.
The 18th Meeting of the COFCOR was held in St. Lucia, 21-22 May 2015.