Dominica’s ambassador to the United States and permanent representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), Hubert J. Charles, has been recognized for his “exceptional leadership in diplomacy and education”.
Charles was presented with the International Recognition Award by the Caribbean and African Christian Leadership Council for his efforts.
The ceremony took place during the Caribbean and African Faith-based Leadership Conference, held at the Organization of American States on 24th June 2014, as one of the events to celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month.
The Conference brought together participants from Africa, the United States and the Caribbean to deliberate on critical issues, including immigration, crime and deportation; health, education and justice, as well as trade and investment.
Ambassador Charles is a former Headmaster of the Dominica Grammar School, a Permanent Secretary of Education, a UNESCO Education Advisor and President of the Dominica State College.
He has made several presentations on education and development in the Washington, D.C. area.