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15 July 2021

The British-Irish Council Environment work sector tasked the Invasive Non-Native Species subgroup with producing an Action Plan to address the issues associated with the invasive non-native tunicate Didemnum Vexillum.  This Didemnum Vexillum Action Plan was finalised and received Ministerial approval at the BIC Environment work sector Ministerial meeting held virtually in November 2020.  The objectives within the Action Plan aim to mitigate against the potential environmental and economic harms posed by this problem species, and are being taken forward by the BIC Member Ad

11 June 2021

The British-Irish Council (BIC) held its 35th Summit meeting today hosted by the Northern Ireland Executive. The heads of delegation were welcomed by the Northern Ireland Executive First Minister, the Rt Hon Arlene Foster MLA, and the deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill MLA. A full list of Ministerial participants is attached to the Communiqué

07 June 2021

The Northern Ireland Executive First Minister, the Rt Hon Arlene Foster MLA, and the deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill MLA, will host the 35th British-Irish Council Summit meeting this week. It will be the third time the BIC Summit has been hosted by the Northern Ireland Executive. The meeting will be attended by leaders and ministers from the Council’s 8 Member Administrations.

The main discussion topic at the summit will be Recovery from Covid-19. 

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