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Tag: UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs)

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 08:11 UTC

    Falklands attend UK OT's Joint Ministerial Council and reception at Buckingham Palace

    Michael Betts, MLA Teslyn Barkman, Sukey Cameron and Richard Hyslop (Photo: Foreign & Commonwealth Office)

    A delegation from the Falklands attended the UK Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council this week. This is the 20th meeting of the Leaders and Representatives from the UK Overseas Territories and Ministers of Her Majesty’s Government.

  • Monday, June 11th 2018 - 20:51 UTC

    UK Overseas Territories to host Student Conference in London

    Attendees at the 2017 conference were asked to participate in discussions on the potential impact of Brexit on Territories.

    Students from the UK Overseas Territories are being invited to submit minute-long videos about their territory and its ‘Identity’ as part of an event to be hosted at the Natural History Museum in London in November 2018. This will be the third event of its kind organised by the UK Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), after events in late 2015 and 2017 hosted at University College London and the London Maritime Museum respectively.

  • Tuesday, February 13th 2018 - 08:01 UTC

    UK OTs address oceans and plastic pollution at Council of Environment Ministers

    The meeting was hosted jointly by Geoffrey Boot MHK, Isle of Man’s Minister for Environment, and Prof John Cortés, Gibraltar’s Minister for Environment

    Ministers and senior officials from UK Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs) travelled to the Isle of Man last week to discuss the future of the environment in their jurisdictions. This was the third Council of Environment Ministers of UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies and took place in Douglas, on 6th and 7th February. Previous meetings took place in Gibraltar in 2015 and continued in Alderney in 2017.

  • Friday, May 5th 2017 - 07:47 UTC

    Falklands discusses Brexit impact on environmental funding with UKOTs

    MLA Michael Poole confirmed he joined remotely for a session about the ‘Green Economy’ and funding for environmental matters.

    The consequences of the UK leaving the European Union on environmental funding of UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) which includes the Falklands, was the subject of a meeting in Aldernay between representatives of 11 territories last week.