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Deputy High Commissioner

Deputy High Commissioner  

Miss Allison P. Booker


Ms. Allison Booker joined The Bahamas Foreign Service in 1988 and has extensive experience and training in multilateral diplomacy. Prior to her assignment as Deputy High Commissioner at The Bahamas High Commission, London, Ms. Booker served two tours of duty at the Permanent Mission of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the United Nations, New York, from 1995 to 1999 and from 2006 to 2015 and was The Bahamas’ Alternate Representative to the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) and the Third Committee (Social, Cultural and Humanitarian), respectively. Ms. Booker was among a team of experts from CARICOM Member States that played an integral role in 2006 in the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of a resolution to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, an initiative which culminated in March 2015 with the unveiling at the United Nations Headquarter of a permanent memorial in honour of the victims of slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Ms. Booker also played an integral role in the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption in 2010 of the first ever resolution highlighting the socio-economic effects of Non-communicable Diseases. This initiative resulted in the convening of a landmark United Nations High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases in September 2011 and the adoption of a Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable

During a six year absence from the foreign service from 1999 to 2005, Ms. Booker worked in the field of special education in the Southern California area.

Ms. Booker is a graduate of the College of The Bahamas with a degree in Language and Communications. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Florida International University, Miami, as well as a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science from Long Island University, New York, where she was the recipient of the High Achievement in Political Science Graduate Studies Award upon completion in 1998. Ms. Booker has participated in diplomatic training programmes in Germany and Chile and has also participated in training courses with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

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