On 16th February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness.
The two leaders discussed strengthening the bilateral relationship and their shared priorities, which include clean economic growth, climate resilience and biodiversity, access to concessional finance, disaster preparedness, and regional defence and security cooperation.
As co-chairs of the United Nations Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond Initiative, the prime ministers highlighted the importance of mobilizing international cooperation on financing for development to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The prime ministers discussed the ongoing crisis in Haiti and underscored the need for continued support for the Haitian people, including through convening inclusive political dialogue and strengthening the capacity of the Haitian National Police.
The two leaders agreed to remain in touch on these important priorities.