Press release 57/2001
(23 April 2001)
STATEMENT REGARDING THE CARIBBEAN
FOR THE RE-ELECTION OF H.E. MR. KOFI ANNAN TO THE OFFICE OF SECRETARY-GENERAL OF
THE UNITED NATIONS
Foreign Ministers of the Countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) namely Antigua
and Barbuda, etc. pay tribute to His Excellency Mr. Kofi Annan for his dedicated service
to the international community during his tenure as Secretary-General of the United
Nations especially in the area of international peace and security, the eradication of
poverty, sustainable economic development in the context of changing technology,
international trade relations and fiscal and monetary policy, and, administrative reform.
The Foreign Ministers fully support His Excellency Mr. Kofi Annan for another
term as Secretary-General of the United Nations and look forward to welcoming
him in the Caribbean at his earliest convenience.