Cane Garden And Brewers Bay Projects To Help Safeguard Property And Ensure Value Of These Two Communities

Monday, 25 January 2016 - 12:00pm

Madam speaker, I rise to inform the House about an exciting and important project led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour that is now underway in Cane Garden Bay and Brewers Bay titled the North Shore Integrated Coastal and Watershed Stabilisation Project. This project is one that will help to ensure the economic value of these two communities, safeguard life and property and maintain the social fabric of the citizens and the wider BVI community. 

Deputy Premier Pledges Continued Support For Small Islands In 2016

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 11:30am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has pledged his continued support for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in 2016. 

BVI And Aruba Discuss Adaptation To Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 7:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is continuing the discussion on approaches to cope with climate change following the recently concluded 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

BVI Endorses Landmark Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Friday, 18 December 2015 - 10:45am

The British Virgin Islands has embraced the Paris Agreement endorsed by one hundred and ninety five countries at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Residents Urged To Assist In Preserving The Environment

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 2:45pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering  has highlighted what the environmental future of the Territory would look like if nothing is done to mitigate the effects of Climate Change.

Deputy Premier Calls For Support On Climate Change

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 1:30pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Hon. Kedrick Pickering has called on the United Nations to provide technical and other support to small island developing states to assist them with adapting to the negative impacts of Climate Change, regardless of political status.

Premier Smith Attends Joint Ministerial Meeting In The UK

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 - 4:45pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will attend the Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC) and other meetings in the United Kingdom from Thursday, November 26, to Wednesday, December 2. 

BVI Supports Regional Efforts On Climate Change

Monday, 18 May 2015 - 5:15pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, joined Caribbean leaders in Martinique last week for a regional consultation with the President of France, Francois Hollande.

Premier Smith Attends Regional Summit On Climate Change

Friday, 8 May 2015 - 3:45pm

Premier and Minister for Tourism, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, is away from the Territory leading a two-member delegation to Martinique to attend discussions on climate change.

BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 4:30pm

The Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean Territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change.

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