BVI Says UK Should Not Pursue Colonial Path At UN

Thursday, 14 October 2021 - 4:48pm

Deputy Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has told a meeting of the Fourth Committee (Special Political & Decolonization) at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that the United Kingdom (UK) should not go further down the path of colonialism in the Virgin Islands as the UK Government prepares for the outcome of a UK backed-Commission of Inquiry on governance in the Territory.

Special Envoy Of The Premier Continues In Role Until December 2022

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 - 11:43am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is pleased to inform the public that Mr. Benito Wheatley will continue in his role as Special Envoy of the Premier until December 31, 2022. The extension was agreed by the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands on September 22, 2021.

BVI Receives Strong Backing At UN Decolonization Meeting

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 - 5:41pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has received strong backing by the United Nations (UN) Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) regarding the self-governance of the Territory and its right to self-determination at the recently concluded session of the C-24 at UN Headquarters from 14th – 25th June 2021.

BVI Premier And Minister Of Finance Comments On G7 Communique

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 12:21pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been monitoring the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) initiative on ‘Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation’ and noted with interest the 5th June, 2021 communique of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Communiqué committing to a global minimum tax of at least 15 percent.

Territory’s Flags To Be Flown At Half-Mast

Friday, 9 April 2021 - 2:58pm

The public is advised that due to the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Territory will observe a national period of mourning from today, April 9 until the day after the official funeral and burial.

Intervention At Panel On Building Forward Better In The Caribbean Post-Covid-19: ‘Critical Issues To Keep The 2030 Agenda In Sight’ By Premier And Minister Of Finance The Honourable Andrew A. Fahie

Friday, 19 March 2021 - 1:37pm

I would like to begin by thanking ECLAC for providing an international platform for the Caribbean as a group of Small Island Developing States to present our challenges, as well as for creating spaces for us to dialogue on solutions to the very real problems that the Caribbean faces.

Closing Remarks By Premier And Minister Of Finance The Honourable Andrew A. Fahie At The High-Level Meeting

Friday, 19 March 2021 - 1:27pm

We have had an excellent dialogue today regarding the challenges faced by the Associate Member Countries of ECLAC in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Opening Of Meeting And Opening Remarks By Premier And Minister Of Finance The Honourable Andrew A. Fahie At The High-Level Meeting

Friday, 19 March 2021 - 1:02pm

I declare open the High-Level Meeting on the Challenges Faced by the Associate Members of ECLAC in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Statement: Intervention By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie At High-Level Meeting On The Challenges Of The Associate Members Of ECLAC In The Implementation Of The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development (Virtual)

Friday, 19 March 2021 - 12:40pm

The British Virgin Islands is pursuing sustainable development in the context of a post-disaster society. 

Premier’s International Leadership Hailed At UN ECLAC Meeting

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 - 1:23pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has been hailed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC) and regional partners for the British Virgin Islands’ steadfast international leadership and for spearheading the first ever High-Level Meeting of the Associate Member Countries of ECLAC on sustainable development.

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