19 November 2021

The British-Irish Council (BIC) held its 36th Summit meeting today hosted by the Welsh Government. The heads of delegation were welcomed by the First Minister of Wales, the Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS.

The Council reflected on recent political developments and took the opportunity to engage on a number of topics of mutual interest, including minority languages, COP26 and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

15 November 2021

The Welsh Government First Minister, the Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS, will host the 36th British-Irish Council Summit meeting this week. It will be the sixth time the BIC Summit has been hosted by the Welsh Government. The meeting will be attended by leaders and ministers from the Council’s 8 Member Administrations.

Ministers will consider recent political developments and also hold a thematic discussion on Indigenous, Minority and Lesser-Used Languages Acquisition in Early Years.

22 October 2021

The British-Irish Council Transport work sector held a Ministerial meeting today, hosted by the Northern Ireland Executive in Belfast. Ministers were welcomed by Nichola Mallon MLA, Minister for Infrastructure, as chair of the British-Irish Council Transport work sector.

The Communiqué from the meeting is available here.