Topic: Climate Change, House of Assembly, United Kingdom Overseas Territory, Youth Parliament | Posted By: DSmith
Friday, 4 November 2022 - 7:07am
On the invitation of the United Kingdom Speaker in the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle, young persons from across the Overseas Territories were invited to attend a special segment of the UK Youth Parliament sitting on November 4th, 2022.
The Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund was established by The Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Act, 2015 as an independent entity responsible for raising, managing, and disbursing funds to build our resilience to climate change impacts and to reduce our carbon emissions.
Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull announced the re-establishment of the Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Board, after being dormant for over three (3) years.
Topic: CARICOM, Climate Change, Constitutional Affairs, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Sunday, 3 July 2022 - 1:34pm
Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley is away from the Territory attending the 43rd Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Suriname from July 3 to 5.
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley is in the Bahamas attending high-level meetings on a Carbon Credit Legislative and Regulatory Framework and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation.
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has applauded the outstanding contribution of Ms. Alicia Barcena to the advancement of Latin America and the Caribbean during her tenure as Executive Secretary of the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which ended on 31st March 2022.