Posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017. 2:42 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: The High Commissioner of Canada to Belize, Deborah Chatsis, today announced that Lynn Young has been appointed by H.E. Governor General as Honorary Consul of Canada resident in Belize City, Belize.
The Belizean Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted this appointment on August 24, 2017.
Young is a Belizean citizen with a Masters in Business Administration from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. He is an active member of the Belizean business community, representing a Canadian company in Belize, and is an avid promoter of education and patron of the arts.
Canada and Belize have positive bilateral relations, based on shared historical traditions, systems of government, and cultural ties as Commonwealth countries.
Belize is a recipient country for Canada’s $600 million Caribbean Regional Development Program which focuses on economic growth, public finance management, disaster risk reduction, and access to justice.
Canada also supports Belize’s efforts to combat violence and insecurity. In addition, Belize benefits from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, which supports local projects that increase women empowerment and governance.
The Consulate of Canada to Belize is located at 80 Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City, Belize. Canadian citizens can also obtain complete consular information from the Canadian Government Consular website at www.voyage.gc.ca
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