Historic Presentation For Inaugural Celebration For The Fly A Flag For The Commonwealth

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 4:30pm

Scenes from Commonwealth Day 2015 celebrated on Monday, March 11 where the Office of the Deputy Governor hosted the Territory’s inaugural celebration for the Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth Initiative. Ten year old Jaleel Cameron hoisted the Commonwealth Flag and raised over $1000 at the ceremony to donate to the Children’s Unit at the new Peebles Hospital.  To date, he has raised over $6,000 which he plans to present to the hospital by the end of this month. 

St. George's Student To Hoist Commonwealth Flag For Fly A Flag

Friday, 6 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Jaleel Fernando Cameron an 11-year old student of the St. Georges Primary School will be the first to hoist the Commonwealth Flag when the Territory participates in its inaugural observance for the Fly-a-Flag for the Commonwealth initiative.

HMS Severn Returns To The Virgin Islands

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Following a short visit over the New Year, HMS Severn has returned to the British Virgin Islands for a four-day formal visit from 2-5 March, 2015.   The Ship is docked at Port Purcell. 

BVI To Be Part Of Largest Coordinated Raising Of Commonwealth Flag

Friday, 27 February 2015 - 4:30pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Office of the Deputy Governor is inviting the public to the Territory's first observance for the Fly the Flag for the Commonwealth Initiative.

Governor Calls On Public Service Leaders To Empower Their Officers

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 4:30pm

Leaders across Government have been urged to empower and motivate their teams.

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, in an address at the launch of the Department of Human Resources Public Service Excellence Award programme earlier this week, encouraged team managers to effectively lead and manage their teams.

Territory To Participate In Global Celebrations For Commonwealth Day

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 1:00pm

For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth, the Virgin Islands will join 37 Commonwealth countries, nine United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the United Kingdom in raising over 650 Commonwealth flags

Message By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE At The Launch Of The Public Service Excellence Award

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 12:45pm

Today marks the beginning of Public Service Excellence Award initiative. This programme is a new and improved form of what was known as the Employee of the Quarter Award.

New Award To Promote Public Officers Striving For Excellence

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Public officers now have a new recognition programme to improve employee morale and award exceptional performance across all levels.

Congratulatory Remarks By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:30pm

It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over the Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 48 people who have made their homes in the Virgin Islands.  Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship.  Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years.  I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.

48 Receive Certificates Of Naturalisation

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:15pm

48 persons received their certificates of naturalisation and are now British Overseas Territories Citizens.

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