E.g., 27 Apr 2015
E.g., 27 Apr 2015

Premier Smith: Youth Urged To Help Set Public Agenda

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:00pm

Good morning

Today we are here to officially launch the Virgin Islands National Youth Policy, and recognise the 2015 recipients of the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award.

Remarks By Honourable Myron V. Walwyn: Fostering Youth Development

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 3:15pm

Today’s youth is the fastest growing demographic in the world’s population. According to a report from the World Bank, countries that invest in their youth have the opportunity to see a surge in economic growth. Those that do not invest in the lives of their young citizens, experience tensions that present obstacles to any growth.

Sealed Bids Invited For Derelict Government Vehicles

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 11:30am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting sealed bids for a number of derelict or old Government vehicles. The list of vehicles available for sealed bids can be found on the Government web site at bvi.gov.vg.

Final Report Released On Financial Services Sector

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 11:30am

The final report on ‘Building on a thriving & sustainable Financial Services sector in the British Virgin Islands’ has been released.

The three month effort was commissioned by Government and facilitated by global consultants McKinsey with involvement of the industry and other stakeholders. The aim was to lay out a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan to ensure a thriving and sustainable Financial Services sector. 

Reminder: All Invited To Exhibition - World Day For Safety & Health At Work

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 10:15am

The Health, Safety and Wellness Committee is inviting all persons to attend the Opening Ceremony and to view the exhibition for the observation of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, on Tuesday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Breezeway of the Central Administration Complex.

All Invited To Exhibition - World Day For Safety & Health At Work

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The Health, Safety and Wellness Committee is inviting all persons to attend the Opening Ceremony and to view the exhibition for the observation of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, on Tuesday April 28 at 9:30 a.m.

BVI Business To Be Highlighted At Risk Management Conference

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will be represented at the 2015 Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from the April 26 to April 29.

Territory Engages In Non-Communicable Disease Case Study

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:00pm

A case study to evaluate the Territory’s implementation of the ‘Port of Spain Declaration’ was facilitated by the Ministry of Health and Social Development this week.

The study is part of Government’s continued efforts to reduce chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Territory.

Creating Partnerships In The Tourism Industry

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:45pm

In 2012, my Government started a conversation with Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort to partner in developing the human resources of this Territory in the areas of hospitality and tourism.

This initial conversation which has blossomed into a memorandum of understanding to benefit the people of the Virgin Islands, specifically BVIslanders living and working on Virgin Gorda. I see as important for several reasons:

Nominations Invited For Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:30pm

His Excellency the Governor John S Duncan, OBE is inviting members of the public to submit nominations for Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year Honours 2016.

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