The Government will introduce Environmental Management and Climate Resilience Act during the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly to provide for the sound and sustainable management of natural resources in the Territory.
Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer is currently representing the Territory at the 4th Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2020) being held in Jamaica on January 21 and 22.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking to amend the Climate Change Trust Fund Act to allow for greater access to various types of regional and international funding avenues to address issues relative to Climate Change and the environment.
Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.
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.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is leading a delegation to the 24th Ministerial Council of the International Cooperation Conference and 8th Summit of Heads of Government of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Managua, Nicaragua.
Topic: Climate Change, Disaster Preparedness, Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) | Posted By: DSmith
Friday, 15 February 2019 - 5:56pm
Contrary to suggestions made in a news article published on February 6, 2019, the ongoing Sea Defence Project along Cane Garden Bay beach is not funded by the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and is not affiliated with the OECS iLAND Resilience Project.