VP Kamala Harris to focus on climate crisis during her visit to the Bahamas

Vice President of the United States of America- Kamala Harris, will discuss the climate crisis and promote resilient goals during her visit to Nassau, Bahamas, for US-Caribbean Meeting on June 8, 2023. 

VP Kamala Harris to focus on climate crisis during her visit to the Bahamas
VP Kamala Harris to focus on climate crisis during her visit to the Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas: Vice President of the United States of America- Kamala Harris, will discuss the climate crisis and promote resilient goals during her visit to Nassau, Bahamas, for US-Caribbean Meeting on June 8, 2023. 

She will co-host the meeting with Prime Minister Philip Davis, who is the current chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The meeting will feature a discussion on several matters of concern, such as bilateral ties between the United States and the Caribbean region. The major highlight of the meeting would be climate change and plans for achieving sustainable and resilient goals. 

Vice President Harris will meet the Caribbean Leaders during the meeting and reiterate the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to advance cooperation with the Caribbean on several multilateral ties. 

As per the statement issued by Press Secretary Kirsten Allen, the meeting builds on the Vice President’s previous meetings with Caribbean leaders in April 2022, at the June 2022 Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, and in September 2022. The trip plays an important role as the discussion will also take place on the matters such as common bonds and interests between the two regions. 

Several regional issues and matters will be part of the US-Caribbean leader’s meetings. The climate crisis will be the focal point of the discussion, and Kamala Harris outlines ways and efforts to address the climate change issue. She will listen to the Caribbean leaders and promotes climate resilience and adaptation in the Caribbean region by increasing energy security through clean energy.

The meeting will also reiterate the commitment of the partnership of the US-Caribbean to address the climate crisis 2030. It was launched by the Vice President and Caribbean leaders in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas. The trip of Vice President Kamala Harris will held at the time when Caribbean-American Heritage Month is being celebrated. The meeting will mark the long-standing relations between the Caribbean and the United States.