Permanent Secretary Dr. Marcia Potter and Marine Biologist Mr. Mervin Hastings from the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration will be attending the eleventh meeting of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States Ocean Governance team in St. Lucia from October 8 to 10.
The public is notified that the Beach Use Policy Community Meeting that was scheduled to be held on Virgin Gorda at the Catholic Community Centre on Wednesday September 25 has been postponed until Wednesday, October 2 at 6:00 p.m.
The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organization of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs. Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie earlier this week.
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Chief Executive Officer in the Recovery and Development Agency, Mr. Paul Bayly and Mr. William Driver of Sand Dollar Marine Consultants signed a contract inclusive of installation of 26 Sea Markers throughout the Virgin Islands
Representatives from the Government of the Virgin Islands, academia and non-governmental organisation (NGO) representatives are featured as they discussed the opportunities and challenges of the Blue Economy.