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  • Wednesday, February 8th 2017 - 10:01 UTC

    Falklands attends UKOTs Brexit implications forum in London

    UKOTs representatives with Minister of State The Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay territories and Minister for Exiting the European Union Robin Walker

    British Overseas Territories representatives, including from the Falkland Islands held a two-day meeting in London to address Brexit implications such as development funds, tariff free fish exports and the right to travel freely through the European Union. The meeting was in the framework of Prime Minister Theresa May's administration initiative to involve all parts of the UK in preparing for the crucial negotiations.

  • Monday, November 7th 2016 - 08:27 UTC

    UK and OTs agree on Brexit joint council and praise statement lifting trade restrictions on Falklands

    Overseas Territories minister Baroness Anelay, and other cabinet ministers met at the JMC at Lancaster House with OT elected leaders and representatives

    UK and Overseas Territories confirmed the principle of equal rights and self-determination plus OTs' right to develop their potential, agreed on the creation of a UK-Territories Joint Ministerial Council on European exit negotiations, and praised the recent UK-Argentina statement on the lifting of trade restrictions on the Falkland Islands.

  • Saturday, October 29th 2016 - 10:39 UTC

    UK retains three-year seat at the UN Human Rights Council

    Human Rights Minister Baroness Anelay said: “I am delighted that the UK has been re-elected to serve a further three year term on the Human Rights Council”.

    The UK on Friday was successful in its bid for election to the UN Human Rights Council for the term January 2017 – December 2019. This follows an eleven month campaign, resulting in a high number of votes from countries around the world.

  • Thursday, May 5th 2016 - 16:44 UTC

    Foreign Office Minister comments on World Press Freedom Day 2016

    “Tragically journalists in many countries around the world are still forced to operate in dangerous environments”.

    On World Press Freedom Day 2016, Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay said: Promoting freedom of the press and the right to access information is not just the right thing to do; it is also the smart thing to do. Where it is denied, we see a stifling of healthy debate and innovation, harming a country’s long term social and economic prospects, Foreign Office minister Baroness Anelay said on World Press Freedom Day.