Hubert Charles appointed Dominica’s ambassador to United Arab Emirates        

Charles brings some diplomatic experience to this new position 

Dominica has decided to establish a diplomatic presence in the United Arab Emirates and to further develop the bilateral relations that exist between the two countries. The Government of Dominica has appointed His Excellency Ambassador Hubert J. Charles as Resident Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

As Resident Ambassador to The United Arab Emirates, Ambassador Charles will work closely with the Ministry of Foreign & CARICOM Affairs to ensure effective implementation of Dominica’s foreign policy while, representing Dominica’s interests as well as the interests of its nationals residing in the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries.

Ambassador Charles comes with a wide range of experience having served as Special Adviser to the Minister for Foreign and CARICOM Affairs from September 2016 to January 21st, 2019. He also was the National Coordinator for Dominica to the Community of Caribbean and Latin American States (CELAC). Prior to this appointment, Ambassador Charles served as Ambassador of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the United States and Permanent Representative of Dominica to the Organization of American States, in that capacity he also chaired the Joint Working Group of the OAS Permanent Council and CIDI responsible for negotiating the Social Charter of the Americas. Ambassador Charles also served as President of the Dominica State College from May 2007 to December 2009.

Ambassador Charles has extensive international experience having also worked with UNESCO from 1995 to 2006 as the UNESCO Representative to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States; Educational Adviser, UNESCO Pretoria, South Africa; UNESCO Representative and Head of Office Maputo, Mozambique; UNESCO Representative and Director, Nigeria and ECOWAS.

Ambassador Charles’ will formally commence his duties following the presentation of his credentials to the authorities in the United Arab Emirates.

The Ministry of Foreign & CARICOM Affairs welcomes this appointment and looks forward to continue working with Ambassador designate to the UAE Ambassador Hubert J. Charles.

Diplomatic relations were established between the Commonwealth of Dominica and the United Arab Emirates at the level of the United Nations Permanent Representative, on December 17, 2014.

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10 Comments

  1. Iamanidiot
    January 23, 2019

    A bit off topic, I am unsure of the age of Mr Hubert Charles however, it’s no secret his better years are behind him(NO offence). Young people are looking outside of Dominica for jobs, of all the people that study in China, Cuba, Morocco etc. You’re telling me there is no one with the skill or ability to learn to be an ambassador apart from this gentleman and can do the job?
    Yes he has experience but Ivanka Trump is 37 and i’m pretty sure she’s an ambassador to the UN or Israel.

    I mean, do you’ll mind if a few young people get a job with all those nice perks and entertainment allowance? at that age, (im guessing 70) I want to be playing with my grand children eh.

    These are the things we need to talk about but if you say something like this, “Oh you hate the pm”.
    Meanwhile, there are 500 junior clerks in government that cannot move up and get a decent salary because the person above them cannot move up either.

  2. John Jay
    January 23, 2019

    All.this appointment and yet not one bridge thats beening build when the salary for the year including housing transportation. And we saying things bad in DA , thats really job for the boys.shame on the DLP government and another waste of monies when this man haven’t contributed a thing for the country.
    He was given the responsibility of reunion last what he did nothing. The place is decorated better than independence time.

  3. REAL!!!!
    January 23, 2019

    Mr. Charles it is a shame that you CONTINUE to sell your soul to get position from this DLP at your age.

    Here we have another Sambo …..It seem that after all these years you are still feeling inadequate as a human being and you are looking to be liked/accepted.

    Sorry for you my brother!!!!!.

  4. UKDominican
    January 23, 2019

    Given his international diplomatic record, especially with the U.N. and Africa has mr. Charles told mr. Skerrit that the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic(Polisario) is recognised by Angola, Mpzambique,, S. Africa, Nigeria, not to mention Etheopia and closer to home by close friends such as Cuba, Venezuela, Panama and even Guyana? I think not. Guess a cushy posting to the Emirates worth more than lofty principles?

  5. Boon
    January 23, 2019

    Extremely poorly written!

  6. viewsexpressed
    January 23, 2019

    To be honest, I have never been convinced or hooked on this man in the position(s) that he holds. To be honest as a professional working within the government system (Not the labour government) I have not seen or convinced that Hubert Charles warrants this position. He jut does not come out as a person in this position. I never understood what he says, what he talks about, is it a lecture, a friendly discussion that appears t be all over the place. Compared to some other civil servants who are pronounced, outward, engaging and pontificate their respective roles well enough that we understand, we have been able to understand what he is doing, what he has done and what h e will be doing. He comes across like someone who just happens to be there. Domininca needs a big clean up at all levels, because I understand that we have others at the UN, OAS and other prestigious international organisations that we know not what they do and what we have received in return from these institutions.

    • God Helps Those who Helps Themselves
      January 23, 2019

      “viewsexpressed” please learn to be more articulate. You state that you are a ‘professional’ “working within the government system” yet this is how you express yourself? Wow! Perhaps you should stop following the example of that ‘highly educated’ telemakac fellow. Just some constructive advice.

  7. Not A Herd Follower
    January 22, 2019

    More sales of passports. I hope the appointment does not also include voter facilitation.

    • September 6, 2019

      It is not sale of passport, it is to bring GCC investment and capital to DMA , you have to be honest when you write in social media .

  8. Pipo
    January 22, 2019

    Oh my God, next thing these new citizens, who never even been to our country will go and cast their vote at our embassy in that country. That is Skerrit’s plan to stay in power, trust me.

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