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PRESIDENT of the 64th Session
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NOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 1 March 2010

President Treki meets with CARICOM Representatives on the Slave Trade commemoration

President Treki met with His Excellency Mr. Crispin Gregoire, Permanent Representative of the Commonwealth of Dominica and Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Committee for the Commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade; and His Excellency Raymond Wolfe, Permanent Representative of Jamaica and Chairman of the Permanent Memorial on Slavery Committee.

Amb. Gregoire discussed with President Treki the framework for the 2010 Commemoration which will take place on 25 March. Dr. Treki reiterated his full support for this important initiative.

Amb. Wolfe briefed the President of the General Assembly on the status of the Permanent Memorial project. Dr. Treki expressed his full support for the project.