• Equality Means Business: Front line staff training on disability awareness

    Equality Means Business: Front line staff training on disability awareness0

    The Ministry of Equality last week held a ‘Train the Trainer’ course as part of its ongoing training on disability awareness. The course was delivered by UK Charity Attitude is Everything. Two civil servants, Calum Couper, from the Human Resources Department and Jason Belilo, from the Ministry of Equality received the training and this will

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  • Gibraltar confirms commitment to Paris Agreement

    Gibraltar confirms commitment to Paris Agreement0

    The Gibraltar Government has confirmed its commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change as it awaits a reply from the UK Government to its request for the ratification to be extended to the Rock. In a statement the Government said that although one of the world’s smallest jurisdictions, Gibraltar is proud to take its

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  • Spanish anti-corruption chief resigns over offshore company0

    Spain’s top anti-corruption prosecutor has resigned after three months following criticism of his handling of certain cases – some involving members of the governing Popular Party – and revelations that his family held an offshore account in Panama. Manuel Moix’s appointment in February had already led to a row between the minority PP government, which

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  • GSD calls on Govt to reconsider Public Accounts Committee

    GSD calls on Govt to reconsider Public Accounts Committee0

    The GSD has welcomed a recommendation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association that the Gibraltar Parliament should have its own Public Accounts Committee, insisting its position on the issue had been vindicated. This comes after the Vice Chairman of the UK branch of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Lord Foulkes, underlined the need for the Gibraltar Parliament to

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  • Specialist training develops skills for investigating child abuse

    Specialist training develops skills for investigating child abuse0

    Social workers from the Care Agency, a representative from Childline and Royal Gibraltar Police officers have completed a one week joint training course on investigating child abuse. The Specialist Child Abuse Investigator Development Programme (SCAIDP) is a UK-based scheme designed to enhance the professional skills of those investigating and dealing with child abuse offences. In

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  • Equality Means Business: making the business case for being inclusive

    Equality Means Business: making the business case for being inclusive0

    The Ministry of Equality, as part of its Equality Means Business series of lectures, hosted a working breakfast seminar for over 60 attendees yesterday to look at why being inclusive makes business sense. The session was opened by Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento, who explained that the rationale for the lecture series was to inform

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