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UKOTA Pre-JMC Meetings 2018

Overseas Territories Heads of Government met at Church House in Westminster for their annual United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) pre-JMC meeting. The Pre-JMC is a precursor to the full Joint Ministerial Council meeting which will be held in London in November. The pre-JMC allows the OT leaders to agree their key agenda items for […] Read more...

UKOTA PRESS STATEMENT – Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma – UK Overseas Territories call for stronger British Government relief action and, longer term, support for economic and fiscal diversity to drive sustainability Hamilton, Bermuda – On behalf of the leaders of the Overseas Territories, in his capacity as president of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), the Premier of Bermuda, The […] Read more...

UKOTA holds 2017 Annual General Meeting

On 26th January 2017, UKOTA members gathered for their Annual General Meeting. Members formally adopted the UKOTA Annual Report for 2016. Kimberley Durrant, UK Representative for the Government of Bermuda, was elected as Chairman; Sukey Cameron MBE, UK Representative for the Falkland Islands Government, was elected to the role of Hon. Secretary; and Chris Carnegy, […] Read more...

UKOTA attend Heads of Public Service Meeting

UK OT Representatives attended the opening session of the Overseas Territories Heads of Public Service meeting, held at Lancaster House, on 20th October. The Minister with responsibility for the Overseas Territories at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Baroness Anelay, gave the opening address. Read more...

UK Representative’s meet with Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman

Overseas Territory UK Representative’s attended a meeting of the Overseas Territories All Party Parliamentary Group (OT APPG) on the afternoon of Wednesday 25th May. The meeting was addressed by Crispin Blunt MP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. Photographed are (L-R) Crispin Blunt MP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee; Benito Wheatley, Chairman […] Read more...

History Made as Large Passenger Jet Aircraft Lands at St Helena

History was made on Monday 18th April 2016 when the first large passenger jet aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 (ZS-ZWG), landed at the new St Helena Airport shortly after 12.00 noon. This is the actual Boeing aircraft which will serve the St Helena/Johannesburg route. As planned, British Airways (operated by Comair) brought in this ‘Implementation Flight’ […] Read more...

UKOTA holds 2016 Annual General Meeting

On 27th January 2016, UKOTA members gathered for their Annual General Meeting. Members formally adopted the UKOTA Annual Report for 2015. Benito Wheatley, UK Representative for the British Virgin Islands, was elected as Chairman; Albert Poggio OBE GMH, UK Representative for HM Government of Gibraltar, was re-elected to the role of Hon. Secretary; and Chris […] Read more...