Charlestown-Nevis-An impressive twenty member strong youthful delegation, represented Nevis at a round table discussion on the 2030 sustainable development agenda, held at the Marriott’s Resort in St.Kitts, on the evening of Tuesday 5th April.
The forum was part of activities centered around the ongoing observance of diplomatic week.
According to Minister in the Ministry of Social Development on the island, Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, the delegation of students and young adults, was selected from such groups as the newly revived Rotaract Club; Nevis Island Youth council and other youths from across the island.
Minister Brandy-Williams pointed out that the St. Kitts-Nevis government has signed on to a number of worldwide conventions and one such convention is the 2030 sustainable development agenda.
As part of that agenda, are issues affecting women and youths and so she made it possible for the young persons to attend in order to listen to and air their views on issues affecting them and also to be well educated on the issues for the future.
She wished them all a safe passage and a productive session for the evening and also gave special recognition to leader of the delegation, Mr. David Grant; Miss Joy Napier-Caricom Youth Ambassador for St.Kitts-Nevis and Miss Latoya Jones, the President of the newly formed Rotaract club on Nevis.
Miss Katherine Seabrookes represented the contingent by expressing thanks to the Ministry of Social Development and Minister Brandy-Williams for affording the young persons present such a wonderful opportunity to interact with the high level of diplomats who are currently in St.Kitts as part of Diplomatic week.
Caricom Youth Ambassador for the twin island state, Miss Joy Napier also expressed similar sentiments of thanks to the Ministry of Social Development and promised to share whatever was learnt from the round table discussion, with the general public, on their return from St.Kitts.