Tag: United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association

BOTs still hopeful of dodging EU blacklist

BOTs still hopeful of dodging EU blacklist

| 06/12/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The issue of the European Union blacklisting process was a prominent topic of discussion this week in London at the Joint Ministerial Council meeting between the leaders of British Overseas Territories and UK officials. The session Wednesday on financial services was attended by Mel Stride, t [...]

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Brexit overshadows first day of JMC

Brexit overshadows first day of JMC

| 05/12/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The first day of the two-day meeting between the British Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council and the UK Government in London was overshadowed Tuesday by the UK’s exit from Europe. Not only was Brexit at the top of the agenda at the BOT meeting but it also kept key British mi [...]

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Premier: UK should plug EU environment fund gap

Premier: UK should plug EU environment fund gap

| 04/12/2018 | 34 Comments
(CNS): As current president of the Political Council of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), Premier Alden McLaughlin stood up for all the British Overseas Territories in London on Monday, as he called on the UK to ensure that specialist technical assistance as well as fundi [...]

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Constitutional talks priority for CIG’s London trip

Constitutional talks priority for CIG’s London trip

| 30/11/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be leading a sizable delegation of local officials to London next week to attend a series of meetings and events dealing with issues ranging from the environment to the priority of reforming the Constitution. McLaughlin will be leaving Cayman on Friday evening w [...]

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Premier to represent BOTs at Commonwealth talk-shop

Premier to represent BOTs at Commonwealth talk-shop

| 11/04/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be heading to London Thursday for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit as the representative for the British Overseas Territories. The Cayman Islands leader is currently serving as the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) president and h [...]

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Cayman begins turn as UKOTA chair

Cayman begins turn as UKOTA chair

| 05/02/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Eric Bush, the Cayman government’s representative in London, has taken over the chairmanship of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), as Cayman assumes its turn at the helm of the body which promotes the interests of Britain’s remaining territories. Taking u [...]

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BOT leaders to form Brexit group to engage UK

BOT leaders to form Brexit group to engage UK

| 31/10/2016 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Concerned about how the UK’s departure from the European Union over the next two years will impact their communities, leaders from the British Overseas Territories have agreed to form a group to focus on the whole question of Brexit. Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin, together with Fi [...]

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