19 November 2012

Guam Governor welcomes international advisor on governance

Governor  Eddie Calvo (center) and Guam Commission on Decolonization Ed Alvarez (right) greet international governance advisor Dr. Carlyle Corbin who paid a recent courtesy call on the Governor's Office in the territorial capital. Corbin served as an advisor to five Virgin Islands governors and as Secretary-General of the Offshore Governors' Forum comprised of the elected governors of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Corbin was in the territory to participate in a seminar at the University of Guam and to conduct meetings with members of the territory's Commission on Decolonisation. He also coordinated a Global Forum comprised of students from the territory's secondary schools and university on the topic of self-determination in the 21st Century, and visited six schools in the territory during United Nations Day activities.