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September 7th, 2023
UK inks £2.7M MoU with C’bean Community Climate Change Centre

LONDON, UK - The United Kingdom Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the amount of £2.7M with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) for work to be done under the Small Island Developing States Capacity and Resilience (SIDAR) Programme.

August 28th, 2023
VI secures support for 13 C’bean territories @ UN SIDS Meetings

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent & the Grenadines- The [British] Virgin Islands (VI), through Special Envoy to the Premier Mr E. Benito Wheatley, has secured support for 13 British, Dutch, French, and United States (US) Territories in the Caribbean at the United Nations (UN) Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Regional Preparatory Meeting in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

September 15th, 2020
Premier Fahie elected Vice Chair of United Nations ECLAC Caribbean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been elected on behalf of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) to serve as a Vice Chair of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC), a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

August 13th, 2020
VI may have to 'borrow' if hit by another catastrophic event- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has told the United Nations (UN) that the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and other vulnerable Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean face the triple threat of hurricanes, COVID-19 and weakened economies; and require sustained international support to get through the current crisis.

November 30th, 2019
'Rethink procurement rules after natural disasters' - E. Benito Wheatley

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement after a natural disaster.

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