UKOT/CD Environment Ministers' Council

Fourth Meeting, online 2021

Ministers and senior officials from UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs) met online in April 2021 to discuss the future of the environment in their jurisdictions. This was the fourth meeting of the Council of Environment Ministers (or equivalents) of UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies and took place on the Zoom platform of their secretariat, the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum on 28th & 29th April. Previous meetings took place in Gibraltar in 2015, Alderney in 2017 and the Isle of Man in February 2018.
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Environment Ministers gather in the Isle of Man; Copyright: UKOTCF/Ms Liz Charter

Third Meeting, Isle of Man 2018

Ministers & senior officials from UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) & Crown Dependencies (CDs) discussed, in the Isle of Man in February 2018, the future of the environment in their jurisdictions. This, the 3rd Council of Environment Ministers of UKOTs & CDs, took place in Douglas. Previous meetings took place in Gibraltar in 2015 & continued in Alderney in 2017. UK Government minister & officials participated on the 2nd day.
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Conference participants at Island Hall, Alderney; Copyright: Dr Mike Pienkowski

Second Meeting, Alderney 2017

This was only the second meeting of its kind, the first having been hosted by the Government of Gibraltar in 2015. The Environment Ministers’ Council was chaired jointly by Victor Brownlees, Alderney’s Chief Executive, and Dr John Cortés, Minister for the Environment of Gibraltar and was made possible by the work of the UKOTCF and the Alderney Wildlife Trust. Read more

Environment Ministers’ meeting at the Garrison Library, Gibraltar, July 2015; Copyright: Dr Mike Pienkowski

First Meeting, Gibraltar 2015

Working with Hon. Dr John Cortés, Minister of Health, Environment & Climate Change, HM Government of Gibraltar, we facilitated the 1st meeting of Environment Ministers of UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. This was linked with our Sustaining Partnerships Conference in Gibraltar in July 2015 and, indeed, the Ministers attended also all or part of the conference itself. Read more