The Political Leaders and Representatives of the UK and the Overseas Territories met as the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on 2nd and 3rd December. The Joint Ministerial Council is the highest forum bringing together UK Ministers and elected Leaders and Representatives of the Overseas Territories for the […] Read more...
As well the seas around the British Isles, the UK government is also responsible for the waters around all of the 14 UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). When taking these waters into account, the UK has 6.8 million square kilometres under its jurisdiction. Over 90% of the UK’s biodiversity is found in its Overseas Territories, and […] Read more...