On behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands, I welcome you here today, as we launch this Hydrology Study, to assess the Territory’s vulnerability to the risks associated with flooding.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is away from the Territory, April 25 through 28, attending the UK Overseas Territories Ministers of the Environment Meeting in Alderney.
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) welcomes the opportunity to make an intervention at this plenary.
The BVI’s progress on climate change and financial services were presented at the 15th OCT-EU Forum and OCTA Ministerial Conference in Aruba last week.
The public is being advised that several beaches have been red flagged and are closed due to ground swell activity from Tuesday, January 10until further notice.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is advising the public, and especially the Jost Van Dyke community, ......
It gives me great pleasure to deliver the 2016 State of the Environment Address.
Awareness programmes, activities and events for interested persons of all ages are planned as the Territory observes Environment Week 2016.
The deadline for the application and nomination process for the Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Board of Trustees has been extended to May 16.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, has successfully concluded the 2015 Joint Ministerial Council meetings (JMC) held in the United Kingdom.