Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies: News & updatesWinner of the 2013 Blue Turtle Award Jeremy Madeiros with Cahow chick © Jeremy Madeiros

This page provides highlights of news relating to JNCC's work in the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

In addition, JNCC publishes a newsletter to provide stakeholders and interested parties with updates on the work that being undertaken in the UK's OTs and CDs.  If you would like to be added to the newsletter mailing list, please sign up.  Past newsletters are available here>>

Newsletters from individual Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies can be found on the relevant OT or CD webpage.  Details of other organisations involved with Overseas Territories work can be found on the links page.

 

 

2017

 

  • 18 September: 21st meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG)
  • 15 September: Overseas Territories Environment & Climate Fund, Darwin Plus: Data Clause webinar.
  • 4 July: Meeting of the Overseas Territories & Crown Dependencies (Training & Research Programme) Steering Group (OTCDSG).
  • 29 June: 20th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG). 
  • January: JNCC embarked on the ‘Natural Capital in the Caribbean and South Atlantic Overseas Territories project in late 2016.  The project will provide an assessment of natural capital in the UK’s Caribbean and South Atlantic Overseas Territories, and will build capacity to monitor environmental change and to integrate environmental evidence into economic policy making and infrastructure planning.  The project builds on a body of existing work and techniques supported and pioneered by the UK Government in the two regions, and is funded by the Conflict, Stability and Security (CSSF) fund.
 
 

2016

 

  • 14–18 November: Montserrat Territory to Territory (T2T) workshop.  More details and presentations can be found here>> 
  • 14 OctoberMeeting of the Overseas Territories & Crown Dependencies (Training & Research Programme) Steering Group (OTCDSG).
  • June: Ascension Island Biosecurity Review published.
  • May: Issue 17 of JNCC's OTCD News Bulletin available.
  • 26 May: 19th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG)
  • April: Marine Spatial Planning for the Falkland Islands 'Framing the Process' workshop report published.

 

 

2015

 

 
 

2014

 
  • 8 December: 15th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG).
  • 4 December: Meeting of the Overseas Territories & Crown Dependencies (Training & Research Programme) Steering Group (OTCDSG).
  • October: Issue 13 of JNCC's OTCD News Bulletin available.
  • 12 September: JNCC NGO Forum Meeting held in London.
  • 29 August: 14th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG).
  • August: Norman Glass from Tristan da Cunha visited JNCC and met with colleagues to obtain advice and guidance on a number of work areas.
  • July: Issue 12 of JNCC's OTCD News Bulletin available.
  • July: 2013 Blue Turtle Award Winner announced.
  • June: JNCC co-ordinated a South Atlantic Overseas Territories Regional Workshop, hosted on Ascension by the Ascension Island Government. The workshop focussed on Sustainable Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Action Planning and Seabird Monitoring. A workshop report has also been produced. 
  • 29 May: Meeting of the Overseas Territories & Crown Dependencies (Training & Research Programme) Steering Group (OTCDSG). 
  • 13 May: 13th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG); followed by a Stakeholder Group meeting
  • April: Issue 11 of JNCC's OTCD News Bulletin available.  
  • April: Dr Eric Salamanca from TCI was recently funded to attend the 2nd International Symposium on Mangroves as Fish Habitat from 7–11 April in Mazatlan, Mexico, and produced a Travel Report.
  • 26 March: JNCC's 98th Joint Committee Meeting was held in the Isle of Man. A paper on the JNCC Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies Programme was presented.
  • 6 March: Tara Pelembe and Anne Saunders met with stakeholders on the Falklands, and prepared for June's South Atlantic OT Regional Workshop.
  • January: Issue 10 of JNCC's OTCD News Bulletin available.
  • 27 January: 12th meeting of the Overseas Territories Biodiversity Group (OTBG).
 
 

2013

 

 

For news items prior to 2013, please visit the OTCD News Archive page>>>

 

Note: Some news items may have been removed, where links have been broken and cannot be re-established. A link is provided here to the original 'News' page, which is available on The National Archives website.