On the 8th and 9th of November the Welsh Government hosted a seminar in Cardiff on behalf of the British and Irish Council’s Indigenous, Minority and lesser-used (IML) Languages Work Sector. The seminar was attended by over 50 delegates, representing every BIC Administration.
British-Irish Council Ministers met at Vogrie Country Park in Midlothian, Scotland for the twelfth ministerial meeting on the Environment with a focus on Biodiversity. Before the meeting, Ministers joined children from Tynewater Primary School to take part in a BioBlitz. – an exercise to collect data on biodiversity within the Park.
Deputy Anne Pryke, Jersey’s Minister for Health and Social Services, today hosted the eighth Ministerial meeting of the British-Irish Council on the Misuse of Drugs in St Helier, Jersey. The meeting was chaired by Ms Róisín Shortall T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Primary Care in Ireland.
The key thematic discussion at the meeting focused on Young People and Drugs and Ministers also agreed that the Council should take forward co-operation on the use and misuse of alcohol.