The British-Irish Council held its 30th Summit meeting today hosted by the Government of Guernsey. The heads of delegation were welcomed to the St Pierre Park Hotel by the Chief Minister of Guernsey, Deputy Gavin St Pier, on behalf of the Government of Guernsey. On behalf of the Council the Chief Minister also welcomed Senator John Le Fondré, Chief Minister of Jersey, who was attending his first British-Irish Council Summit.
Ministers with particular responsibility for the marine environment policy met in advance of the Summit meeting to consider a paper prepared by the Council’s Environment work sector. Ministers discussed a series of issues linked to the marine environment such as tackling marine litter, marine biodiversity and Marine Protected Areas and how to address ocean acidification.
You can read the full Summit Communiqué here.