Following on the success of the Coronation of Charles III, representatives of the UK Overseas Territories had ample time to make political contacts with British members of Parliament, cabinet ministers and other officials, in anticipation of the Joint Ministerial Council on May 11/12.
Taking into account that most British Overseas Territories have sent representatives to London for the several days celebration of King Charles III Coronation, the Joint Ministerial Council which brings together UK Ministers and elected leaders of the OTs, will be taking place this week, May 11/12.
During the recent visit of members of the Falklands All-Party Parliamentary Group, a controversial and thorny issue came up at a media conference when Penguin News asked whether the Falklands and the effect on the Islands, were being considered amidst the requirement for British Overseas Territories (BOTs) to establish registers of beneficial ownership (*).
Forty years ago this week, the Union Flag once again flew over Stanley, writes Minister Responsible for Overseas Territories the Rt Hon Amanda Milling MP, who recently visited the Falkland Islands.
Representatives from the UK and British Overseas Territories, including the Falkland Islands, are scheduled to meet virtually for the Oversight of Public Finance and Good Governance Forum 2021.
The Falkland Islands Representative, Richard Hyslop, joined the Speaker of the UK House of Commons at the planting of the first-ever ‘Constituency Garden of Remembrance’ in London.
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández has extended the so-called industrial promotion regime for the Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands (which technically includes British Overseas Territories like the Falkland Islands claimed by Argentina), it was announced.
June is a hectic month for the dispute between Argentina and UK regarding the British Overseas Territory Falkland Islands, with a string of remembrance dates referred to the ongoing disagreement.
British Overseas Territories South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have issued a series of coloured titanium coins highlighting the fin whale. The coins are produced y Pobjoy Mint.
By Nick Sundin – The United Kingdom commemorated in June 2015 the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, marking the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte and the end of the Napoleonic Wars. In the months surrounding the bicentenary of 18th June 2015, battlefield visits abounded, with key sites in the vicinity of the battlefield and the town of Waterloo itself seeing large increases in tourism.