EU day

Photo: JIS Photographer Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith (2nd right, foreground), shakes hands with Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Jamaica, Her Excellency Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, following the cutting of the EU 60th anniversary commemorative cake. The occasion was a special reception hosted by the EU Delegation Office at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, St. Andrew, to mark Europe Day on Monday, May 8. The event was also used to observe the 60th anniversary of the signing of the 1957 Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundation for the EU’s establishment and the creation of the supporting Common Market. Others (from second left) are Resident Diplomats in Jamaica – Belgium’s Ambassador, His Excellency Guy Servin; United Kingdom Deputy High Commissioner, His Excellency Nicholas Astbury; and Chargé D’Affaires at the Spanish Embassy, Carmen Rives Ruiz-Tapiador.

Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith (2nd right, foreground), shakes hands with Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Jamaica, Her Excellency Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, following the cutting of the EU 60th anniversary commemorative cake. The occasion was a special reception hosted by the EU Delegation Office at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, St. Andrew, to mark Europe Day on Monday, May 8. The event was also used to observe the 60th anniversary of the signing of the 1957 Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundation for the EU’s establishment and the creation of the supporting Common Market. Others (from second left) are Resident Diplomats in Jamaica – Belgium’s Ambassador, His Excellency Guy Servin; United Kingdom Deputy High Commissioner, His Excellency Nicholas Astbury; and Chargé D’Affaires at the Spanish Embassy, Carmen Rives Ruiz-Tapiador.

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