The Bahamas PM Philip Brave Davis addresses the 77th UNGA
The Bahamas PM Philip Brave Davis addresses the 77th UNGA
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The Bahamas: Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas – Philip Brave Davis, addressed the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the New York City, United States of America.

He shared the 50 years of independence journey of the country and praised the locals for strongly fighting against all the odds.


He stated that 2023 will mark 50 years since The Bahamas became a fully independent, sovereign nation.

“Our accession to full membership of the United Nations in 1973 was inspired by a recognition of the inter-dependence of this Family of Nations, and by the hope that dialogue and partnership can be the path to shared solutions,” he mentioned, adding, “We Bahamians are – justifiably, I believe — proud of what we have accomplished in our fifty years of independence. We are free, democratic, entrepreneurial, and resilient, and our small size has not held us back from great achievements at home and on the world stage.”

PM Davis further stated, “But we are ever more aware that many of our greatest challenges emanate from, or are made worse by, events and conflicts outside of our borders.”

It was the second Secretary-General of the UN, Dag Hammarskjöld, who was candid about the purpose of this organization, “The United Nations was not created in order to bring us to heaven,” he said, “but in order to save us from hell.”

“The United Nation was born out of the ashes of two world wars. Today, we face different threats, ones that require us to mobilize, innovate, and – above all — to collaborate,” the prime minister of The Bahamas outlined.