‘PRESS STATEMENTERC URGES CONSTITUTIONAL ADHERENCE AND SWIFT RESOLUTION TO POLITICAL IMPASSE





September 19, 2019



The Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC), has its genesis in the Herdmanston Accord which was signed on January 17, 1998 by the then President Mrs. Janet Jagan of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic and Mr. Hugh Desmond Hoyte, then Leader of the Opposition and the People’s National Congress.


The ERC has a constitutional and national responsibility to promote cooperation, arbitration, conciliation, mediation and like forms of dispute resolution between...