Once part of the United Nations Security Council small islands can receive necessary developmental assistance from larger countries. That is according to Mr. Samuel Berridge Senior Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On this week’s edition of “Working for You” hosted by Mr. Kilony Johnson, Mr. Berridge spoke about in detail some of the advantages small islands would get from being a part of the United Nations Security Council. For example – the recent addition of St Vincent and the Grenadines on the UN Security Council:
When asked if St Kitts and Nevis would be preparing for a place on the UN’s Security Council in the future this was Mr. Berridge’s response:
Senior Foreign Affairs Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Samuel Berridge.
Elections for a position on the UN’s Security Council occur every two years. However, there are no public nominations for countries to the council.