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.
Sukey Cameron MBE, Representing the Falkland Islands Government, was elected Chair of the UK Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) on Thursday 12 February at the association's annual general meeting, AGM.
According to reports in the Argentine media, the nationalized Argentine oil company YPF, formerly owned by Spain's Repsol, will be teaming up with Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA to explore the continental shelf around the Falkland/Malvinas Islands for oil.
Britain reiterated its determination to continue to defend the Falkland Islands and other Overseas Territories on Thursday, an official document known as the White Paper said. The document on the Overseas Territories declares there would be no weakening in Britain's resolve.