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Falklands will attend Overseas Territories ministerial meeting in London

Thursday, November 26th 2015 - 07:57 UTC
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MLA Rogers and Sukey Cameron, MBE, head of FIGO will be heading the Falklands delegation at the JMC MLA Rogers and Sukey Cameron, MBE, head of FIGO will be heading the Falklands delegation at the JMC
The JMC meeting will be held at  Lancaster House and will be hosted by FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories James Duddridge MP. The JMC meeting will be held at Lancaster House and will be hosted by FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories James Duddridge MP.

Representatives from the Falkland Islands will be attending the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council 2015, JMC, in London on the 1-2 December. The fourth meeting of the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) will be held at Lancaster House and will be hosted by FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories James Duddridge MP.

 The Falklands delegation includes MLA Roger Edwards, Sukey Cameron MBE, head of the Falklands' government office, FIGO, in London and Vicky Jackson, Senior public policy advisor from FIG's Policy Unit.

The JMC is the principal forum for reviewing and implementing the shared strategy for promoting security, good governance and sustainable development of the Overseas Territories (OTs). The strategy, set out in the 2012 Overseas Territories White Paper, calls for a whole of government approach to supporting the Overseas Territories and Territory leaders will have discussions with ministers from a range of UK government departments.

Issues to be discussed this year include child safeguarding, economic development, and setting a vision for the UK and the OTs in 2030. Elected leaders and representatives from the following Territories, besides Falklands, will attend: Anguilla; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Gibraltar; Montserrat; Pitcairn; St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

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  • Briton

    And all are welcome,
    as is their right,

    stay close people, the world is getting more and more violent,
    and we may well need each other sooner than we think,

    especially when vultures are watching and waiting in the winds.

    just a breezy thought.

    Nov 26th, 2015 - 10:30 am 0
  • Conqueror

    Will argieland finally remember that China, Iran, North Korea and Russia is “not on their side”? A little bit of research shows that 3 out of those 4 states only use other countries. Here's some useful thoughts. The People's Republic of China can do nothing against Taiwan. Iran can only depend on funded terrorists. Russia flexes its few remaining muscles. But it was reduced to agreeing to military supplies in exchange for food. You backed the wrong side!

    Nov 26th, 2015 - 01:04 pm 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 2 Conqueror

    But Pootin looks really mean, as long as he is standing on a box or sitting astride a small pony, being the midget that he is.

    Always trouble with little men trying to convince people their balls are bigger than anybody else's.

    Nov 26th, 2015 - 06:41 pm 0
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