Statement By Honourable Sharie B. De Castro Minister For Education, Youth Affairs & Sports on The Revision of the National Youth Policy

Wednesday, 6 March 2024 - 1:19pm

Madam Speaker, the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports has initiated the revision of the National Youth Policy. 

Honourable de Castro Attending Official Meetings Overseas

Monday, 13 November 2023 - 7:24pm

Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Honourable Sharie B. de Castro is away from the Territory on Travel Duty attending official meetings from November 9 to 20. 

Remarks by Honourable Sharie B. De Castro at the 42nd General Conference of UNESCO

Monday, 13 November 2023 - 1:09pm

President of the General Conference

Chairperson of the Executive Board

Director General


Distinguished Delegates

Ladies and Gentlemen

Greetings on behalf of the government and the resilient people of the British Virgin Islands. It is a distinct honor to address the 42nd Session of the UNESCO General Conference and to extend our warm congratulations to you, Madam President, on your well-deserved election. We wish you every success in the execution of your duties during this pivotal session.

Premier Wheatley Pledges Cooperation on Sustainable Development

Friday, 17 June 2022 - 5:11pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has pledged his administration’s assistance to Overseas Territories (OTs) seeking United Nations support for sustainable development.

Students Plant Peace

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 - 2:27pm

Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer and local Author Anika Christopher visited several schools last week and read excerpts from the published book, ‘Planting Peace.’  

International Day Of Peace To Focus On People And The Planet

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 - 12:37pm

Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer has said the commission will focus on the protection of people, the planet and wildlife as it observes International Day of Peace.

International Literacy Day To Focus On Cultivation Of Literacy

Tuesday, 7 September 2021 - 12:31pm

Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Allison Flax-Archer has said that as the Territory celebrates 2021 International Literacy Day, UNESCO and National Commissions worldwide will be endorsing the right to literacy, the cultivation of literacy and digital skills by everyone for a human-centered recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

International Literacy Day To Feature Video As Part Of Activities

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 - 2:13pm

Secretary General of the BVI National Commission of UNESCO Dr. Allison Flax-Archer has said the commission will be accepting videos as part of the visual piece in observance of International Literacy Day.

2021 World Poetry Day Competition

Monday, 15 March 2021 - 2:49pm

The public is encouraged participate in the 2021 World Poetry Day Competition held by the  BVI National Commission for UNESCO. 

Week Of Activities Planned To Observe World Poetry Day

Monday, 15 February 2021 - 4:36pm

The BVI National Commission for UNESCO will be hosting a week of activities in March in observance of World Poetry Day.