FCDO Press Release: The Joint Ministerial Council (JMC), held virtually 23-26 November, has been a chance to celebrate the special partnership between the UK and the Overseas Territories (OTs). UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined elected leaders at the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC), and representatives from OTs and the UK held wide ranging discussions on a […] Read more...
At the end of hostilities in 1982 several thousand landmines were left in the Falkland Islands. Initially, UK Forces made considerable efforts to locate and clear the mines and booby traps. Unfortunately, the efforts were costly. Three soldiers suffered serious injury within the first few weeks of clearance and two others were injured in 1983. […] Read more...
Media Release issued by RSPB on behalf of the Tristan da Cunha Government & National Geographic Pristine Seas The Government and people of Tristan da Cunha make visionary declaration with support of an international partnership including the UK Government, RSPB, National Geographic Pristine Seas, Blue Nature Alliance, Becht Family Charitable Trust together with Blue Marine Foundation, […] Read more...
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St Helena Government (SHG) is exploring how the Island could transition to net zero carbon emissions, in line with an objective of St Helena’s Climate Change Policy ‘Identify and prioritize measures to reduce and minimize greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions’. As such a Scoping Study has been funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) […] Read more...