• Pope bemoans disjointed world, praises unity over diversity

    Pope bemoans disjointed world, praises unity over diversity0

    Pope Francis, in his first message of the new year on Tuesday, bemoaned a lack of unity across the world, and warned against a soulless hunt for profit that benefits only a few. “How much dispersion and solitude there is all around us. The world is completely connected, yet seems increasingly disjointed,” the pope said

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  • Gibraltar poets urged submit works for Anthology

    Gibraltar poets urged submit works for Anthology0

    Gibraltar poets are being called upon to have their works published in the ‘Anthology of Contemporary Gibraltar Poets in May next year. The book will be a collection of poetry written locally with an aim to raise the profile of literature on the Rock. The anthology is managed by the Independent Writers and Artists Project

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  • Disability society reacts to taxi incident

    Disability society reacts to taxi incident0

    The Gibraltar Disability Society has expressed disappointment that there are only two adapted taxis in Gibraltar and these are only designed to take manual wheelchairs. In a statement the Society said: “Unfortunately there is only one wheelchair space on each of our local buses it is therefore important that the lack of wheelchair friendly taxis

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  • Ministry of Equality’s hosts gender diversity and inclusion training

    Ministry of Equality’s hosts gender diversity and inclusion training0

    One hundred representatives from a wide cross-section of the local business community attended the Ministry for Equality’s Gender Diversity and Inclusion training session on Unconscious Bias on Friday morning. The breakfast seminar, held at the Sunborn Hotel, was organised by the Department of Equality and delivered by Jacqueline Alexander and Georgia Rothon from the Chartered

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  • Women’s Mentorship Programme – Applications Invited

    Women’s Mentorship Programme – Applications Invited0

    The Ministry of Equality is inviting applications for the first Gibraltar Mentorship Programme for women. This initiative was introduced as a call-to-action by the Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento MP, on International Women’s Day, and forms a key part of the Ministry of Equality’s gender equality strategy. The Ministry of Equality’s research indicates that, like

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  • Gib delegation at Commonwealth parliamentary meeting

    Gib delegation at Commonwealth parliamentary meeting0

    A delegation from the Gibraltar Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association yesterday attended the British Islands and Mediterranean Region annual general meeting in London. The meeting included discussions on regional strategy, international matters and Commonwealth Women Parliamentary themes. There was also be a workshop on youth engagement in the political process. Minister for Housing and

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